Eberhardt, Mihanovic, Moss, Breault and Lee Share the Magic of Christmas with Free Concert in Salt Lake City

December 17, 2009
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With Christmas just around the corner, some of Salt Lake City’s finest musicians are planning to celebrate Christmas with a song. Mezzo-Sopranos Stina Eberhardt and Ana Mihanovic, Bass-Baritone and Pianist Jed Moss, Tenor Robert Breault and Soprano Clara Hurtado Lee will be performing a wide range of Christmas music that spans a millennium! Whether the music is traditional or a new arrangement, the artists promise some surprises along the way. (Dec. 22, 7pm, Dumke Recital Hall, Salt Lake City)







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Utah’s Ballet West Gala 2009 Dazzles in Sixty…

December 4, 2009
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I am amazed that more than 130 Ballet West dancers came together to present a showcase of seven works in a mere 60 minutes. Ballet West not only Dares Us To Dream, it encourages bringing every would-be dancer’s dream to life. The hour long Gala was a celebration of dance and music. How lucky we are to have these artists encouraging us to “let go” and be enchanted for an evening.







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Musicians At Top of Their Game with Canyonlands and Maurice Abravanel Visiting Composer Concerts

December 1, 2009
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The Maurice Abravanel Distinguished Composer Series was created to pair Canyonlands’ musicians with the music of contemporary composers, bringing new and challenging works to Salt Lake City. I didn’t understand all the compositional intricacies, but my hunger for education and inspiration was well fed!







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Fred Lerdahl Honored As Maurice Abravanel Distinguished Composer

October 31, 2009
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On November 4th, 2009, the Canyonlands New Music Ensemble presents the Maurice Abravanel Visiting Distinguished Composer Series and honors Composer Fred Lerdahl. A highly-regarded composer, Lerdahl has been composing for more than 45 years, writing Piano Fantasy in 1964 while ‘under the spell’ of his first summer at Tanglewood. Among his many accolades, Lerdahl is a recipient of the Koussevitzky Composition Prize and has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in music.







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Oboist Geralyn Giovannetti Performs at BYU with Pianist Jed Moss and Bassoonist Christian Smith

October 10, 2009
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BYU School of Music Professor and Associate Director Geralyn Giovannetti gave a faculty oboe recital at Madsen Recital Hall at Brigham Young University on September 29th. Accompanying Giovannetti on piano was Jed Moss, and bassoonist Christian Smith joined Moss and Giovannetti for Francis Poulenc’s Trio for Piano, Oboe and Bassoon.







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