Joe Firstman is a classic American songwriter. He has a defined sound yet doesn’t stick to any formula as his songs range from intimate piano/acoustic ballads to dynamic blues rockers to sophisticated pop songs. His lyrics go way beyond his years as he writes of everyday emotions and experiences with a fresh, unique and powerful delivery. His voice perfectly matches the message and tone of each individual song.
Join award-winning pianist Paul Cardall for the perfect Valentine evening as he presents his 2nd annual Celebrate Life Concert and Silent Auction benefiting Congenital Heart Disease. Special Guest Charley Jenkins.
TICKETS NOW ONSALE for Paul Cardall’s 2nd Annual Celebrate Life Concert & Silent Auction. Reserved Seating for the Feb. 14, 2011 Event. Last year’s show SOLD OUT. Get your tickets now!
Silent Auction 6:30pm – Show 7:30pm
NOTE: THAT EVENING, PAUL WILL PRIMIERE AND RELEASE HIS BRAND NEW ALBUM, NEW LIFE, ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE STRING ENSEMBLE AND LIGHT BAND.
The Mundi Project is presenting a series of visual art and poetry workshops exploring water myths and meanings for youth in the Salt Lake School District. Artwork and poetry will be displayed at and during the performance.
Jon Schmidt (born 1966) is an American pianist currently residing in Salt Lake City, Utah. He describes his style as “New Age Classical.” He was born to German immigrants who acquainted him with the works of such composers as Beethoven, Mozart, and Chopin. He began songwriting at age 11. To date, he has released eight albums and seven piano books containing transcriptions of original arrangements. His work is often described as New Age music with pop elements of hook and melody. He is also noted for his treatment of harmony, counterpoint, and rhythm. His works were also featured on sample discs for the Iomega Hipzip Digital Audio Player with the pieces “Sacred Ground”, “All of Me”, and “Waterfall”. Schmidt’s influences include Mannheim Steamroller, Billy Joel, and Beethoven. Schmidt currently has more than 2 million hits on YouTube for his piano/cello arrangement of Taylor Swift’s “Love Story” and Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida”, which is called “Love Story meets Viva La Vida”.
Enjoy an evening of music in Springville Museum of Art’s beautiful Grand Gallery. The Museum is open every Sunday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm, with the free Concert Series beginning at 5:00 pm on select Sundays every month.
Come celebrate Chopin’s 200th birthday with the Westminster Concert Series at the Vieve Gore Concert Hall. Listen as some of Chopin’s best pieces are performed by acclaimed faculty pianist Heather Conner and join in the celebration of this amazing composer.