The Music and the Spoken Word broadcast will feature the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Visitors are welcome to come and hear the inspiring music in the historic Tabernacle located on Temple Square. The choir’s weekly radio program, Music and the Spoken Word, first aired on 15 July 1929 and has since become the world’s longest-running network broadcast.
Come experience authentic foods, and exciting entertainment at Salt Lake City’s annual Greek Festival. The lively event often attracts up to 50,000 attendees and also features art displays and both 5K and 10K runs.
OPA!! Welcome to the Greek Festival. Here you will witness a variety of traditional Greek folk dances performed by our dance groups. The suite of dances will consist of Pan-Hellenic dances (danced throughout Greece with regional variances) and dances from the mainland and islands.
The most popular form of the Greek folk dance is the open circle, with regular handhold position, moving counter-clockwise. Next is the straight line with arms on shoulders of adjacent dancers. The third form is the curved-line dance with the basket-weave hold.
1st Week of September
Enjoy free, informal, hour-long concerts at beautiful Brigham Young Historic Park on Tuesday and Friday evenings throughout June, July, and August. All ages are welcome. Limited seating is provided; blankets and lawn chairs are allowed.
The Brigham Young Historic Park is on the southeast corner of State Street and 2nd Avenue (North Temple), one block east of Temple Square.
If the weather is bad, concerts will be held in the Assembly Hall on Temple Square. For more information, call 1-801-240-3323.
Brigham Young Historic Park
50 West North Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84150 (801) 240-3323
April 15-16, 2011 – To end the year, the Chamber Singers will delight audiences with their annual Spring Concert including pieces from all different genres and backgrounds.
Westminster’s elite touring choir. Under the direction of Dr. Christopher Quinn, the Chamber Singers perform concerts both on campus and abroad. Past tours include trips to the mid-western United States, Washington D.C., New York, France, Spain, China, and most recently, Ireland.
Directed by Westminster’s Dr. Christopher Quinn, the Chamber Singers will perform a variety of musical selections. Some of the musical pieces include American Folk Songs like How Can I Keep From Singing, arranged by Taylor Davis; Down in the Valley, arranged by Richard Smith and other songs like Agnus Dei by Samuel Barber.
Event Hours: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: General admission is $10.
All concerts will be held in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall in the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory for Music and Theatre, part of the Jewett Center for the Performing Arts. The facility is home to a wide variety of special events, including concerts, plays, poetry readings, dance performances, lectures, and art exhibitions.
The Salt Lake Children’s Choir, Ralph B. Woodward, director, is now scheduling auditions (for its 30th anniversary year) for talented new members from ages 9 through 15. No special preparation is required, all though some instrumental background is very helpful. The choir is a prize-winner in international competition and has long been regarded by choral professionals as one of the finest ensembles of its kind in America. It emphasizes correct vocal development, artistic sensitivity and the use of the world’s outstanding vocal literature (both classical and multi-cultural). Its performances are in the area’s premier concert settings, and it can also be heard on local and national classical radio broadcasts. Those wishing to schedule an appointment (or desiring further information) are invited to call (801) 537-1412.