Monday, January 25, 2016

Orchestra of Southern Utah "Aloha" Jubilee and STEAM Festival, Feb. 11-13

Poster design by Rollan Fell, photos by Boyd Redington.

Thursday, Feb. 11: 2 p.m. SUU Music Building, Room 206, Composition Seminar with Composers led by Chad Cannon, Los Angeles film composer. 
Asia / America New Music Institute composers:

Friday, Feb. 12: 5th and 6th Grade Students STEAM Festival, Heritage Center.  Several museums from Salt Lake are bringing exhibits as well as numerous local participants.
This includes short concerts in the Heritage Center with international and OSU musicians. We have about 100 seats free for community members who would like to attend the 1:35 p.m. concert. Please be seated 10 minutes in advance. Free. Performers and composers from Asia/America New Music  Institute More info: and

Sat., Feb. 13: Teachers and university Education Students invited to visit STEAM booths, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. No children on Sat. morning please.

-------------------  Main Event for families  ------------------------

Sat., Feb. 13: OSU Aloha Jubilee, 

family event with music, art, and science. 

Lobby exhibits open at 1 p.m., 

Orchestra of Southern Utah concert at 2 p.m.

Polynesian Rhapsody by Jacob Lee, 

SUU Polynesian Club Dancers,
Scheherazade "Sinbad" with Katie Maxwell, violin soloist 
Pirates of Caribbean medley.

Hands-on activities continue after the music to 4:30 p.m. 

$5 per person, babies free. 

One free admission with 3 cans of food for 
Care and Share.

Ga Hyun Cho from South Korea will teach violin master classes at the Heritage Center as part of the STEAM Festival on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 4 to 5:15 p.m.,Friday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. to 12 noon and Friday, Feb. 12 at 3 to 4:30 p.m. These are like mini-lessons and are open to the public. Community violinists will be playing for her to get new ideas to improve their performance abilities. Contact for more information.

More info:

Full list of organizers, sponsors, and presenters below logos

Thanks to the Sponsors:  

Cedar City Library in the Park
Orchestra of Southern Utah

Thanks to all of the participating organizations:


STEAM Organizers:
Orchestra of Southern Utah
SUU STEM Center 
North Elementary and Iron County School District
Cedar City Library in the Park
Utah Sustainable Operations Partnership

STEAM Donors and Sponsors:
Sorenson Legacy Foundation
Larry H. Miller Charities
Rocky Mountain Power
Leavitt Group
STEM Action Center of Utah
Orchestra of Southern Utah
Dixie & Anne Leavitt (Through Rotary Club)
George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation
Utah Division of Arts and Museums
NEA (Art Works)
Cedar City-Brian Head Tourism Bureau
Anderton Orthodontics

STEAM Presenters:
Aerospace with Col. Al Matheson
Cedar City Rock Club
Cedar Music Store
Color Country Art Supply
Dept. of Agriculture – Sustainable Operations
Discovery Gateway Museum
Ernesto Balderas (dance)
Garth and Jerri Frehner Museum of Natural History(SUU)
Intermountain Health
Leonardo Museum
Orchestra of Southern Utah
Rural Health Scholars
Shark Bytes
Southern Utah Space Foundation
Southwest Applied Technology College
Southwest Plumbing
SUU Animal Ambassadors
SUU Dance
SUU Geology Club
SUU Physics - Planetarium
Thanksgiving Point Museum
Upper Limit Aviation
Usborne Books, Sat. only
U.S. National Parks, Forest Service, and BLM
Utah Shakespeare Festival
Utah State Extension
Water Treatment, Cedar City
WISE (Women in Science & Engineering)

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Photos and More from 75th Performance of Handel's "Messiah" in Cedar City

Thanks to the musicians and Rollan Fell for the photos.  Thanks to everyone involved in the splendid performances this season.  We appreciate all of you.

Jackie Riddle-Jackson directs the 75th performance of Handel's "Messiah" in Cedar City featuring Orchestra of Southern Utah and Chorale.
Thanks to Roice and Andrea Nelson for sharing pieces from their art collection in the lobby.

Thanks to Kenneth Turner for bringing his art from Texas to display in the lobby.

OSU Manager Emily Hepworth and patron Carol Bolsover in the lobby.

Cody Stratton provided lobby music before Monday's performance.

Patrons before the concert.

Soloist Brandi Hall with Director Jackie-Riddle Jackson and one of the lovely flower girls.

Chorale members after the performance.  Thanks to Sara Patterson for the photo.

Programs, articles and posters from 1970 to present.

CD/DVD Order Form

Recordings are $15 per CD and $25 per DVD including postage and tax.
Please make checks payable to OSU and mail this form with your payment to:
Orchestra of Southern Utah
Attn: Emily Hepworth
P.O. Box 312
Cedar City, UT 84721
City, State & Zip:__________________________________

75th performance of Handel's "Messiah" in Cedar City - December 13, 2015

CD Quantity:__ x $15

DVD Quantity:__ x $25
Other concert or recitals are available, performance date: ___________


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OSU concert recordings by Steven Swift and Larry Life
For credit card orders and other information:
Emily Hepworth at 435-233-8213, OSU Manager for program download.