Monthly Archives: December 2012


The Cache Valley Fun blog recently posted an article about our Men’s Acappella Chorus of Cache Valley and how we’ve progressed over our first year of existence. Give it a read!

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Ben Burt has tried to start different singing groups in the past, but for one reason or another they failed. In May he helped to start the Men’s Acappella Chorus of Cache Valley. He said he finally feels that he has a dedicated, enthusiastic group of singers and some momentum. The group has seven scheduled performances in the month of December alone.

“I thought that we’d have less performances than we’ve had,” Burt said. “We’ve got quite a few performances coming up. I wasn’t that optimistic. I thought maybe we’d do one or two for Christmas and then we’d have to just carol to people.”

Burt said that a challenge for starting groups like this is finding enough singers. One of the reasons he said he has been able to recruit singers is because of the people he met when he joined the American Festival Chorus.

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The Colors of Christmas with the Men’s Acappella Chorus of Cache Valley at Why Sound Dec 15, 2012


The Men’s Acappella Chorus of Cache Valley will be having their Christmas concert at Why Sound on Dec 15, 2012. Please read for further details.

 

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The Men’s Acappella Chorus of Cache Valley will be performing “The Colors of Christmas” at Why Sound Venue on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 along with the acoustic group “Alarmingly Charming”. We have been planning on this concert since August and we are excited to present the music we have been working on.

Time: 8:00pm
Place: Why Sound venue – 30 Federal Avenue  Logan, UT – Located just north of the Logan Tabernacle between 100 N and 200 N in downtown Logan
Price: There will be a cover charge of $6 AT THE DOOR to cover the expenses of Why Sound setting up the equipment and letting us use the venue.

This will be…

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Jenny Oaks Baker and Alexandria Sharpe to perform with American Festival Chorus and Orchestra


Cache Valley Fun (blog) has posted a nice write-up on the upcoming American Festival Chorus Christmas performances. Give it a read!

 

Cache Valley Fun

The American Festival Chorus and Orchestra will present its annual Christmas from the Ellen Eccles Theatre concert this Friday and Saturday in Logan. This year the concert will feature violinist Jenny Oaks Baker and singer Alexandria Sharpe.

“This year we have two guest artists,” said Craig Jessop, director of the American Festival Chorus. “We have Jenny Oaks Baker and she’s just outstanding. She’s a Utah girl, but lives and works in Washington, D.C. as a violinist. For many years she’s been a member of the National Symphony Orchestra. Soprano Alexandria Sharpe, she’s coming to us from Ireland. She was a member of the group called Celtic Woman and has traveled all over the world.”

Sharpe and Baker will perform with more than 300 musicians in front of a sold out crowd.

“The singers are all volunteers and are members of the community,” Jessop said. “The orchestra are professional players. We…

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