The summer of 2019 was a hit for me because I had the privilege of working with some amazing talent while musically directing Mamma Mia. The biggest thing I didn’t realize about this musical is that the chorus sings the entire show except for a couple of numbers. This meant that the chorus had to
Voice Client Brea Fournier has song written from her earliest years. When she wrote Humanity, I had the privilege to arrange backup vocals and coordinate vocalists for the recording studio session. I’ve always appreciated how Brea is often intentional with her music content promoting positive, healing lyric lines.
Vocal client, Matti Zundel and I arranged a few song mash ups and then recorded them in the studio.
All of us, like Jelly Belly beans, are unique and different. Together we are a kaleidoscopic force. When I arrived in the mix, I didn’t get to choose my flavor. I was created to be Wild Blackberry. Sure, Very Cherry was and has always been the majority and favorite, but without the contrast of the
So, I found this piece of paper I’ve been holding onto in my car the other day. I kept it because it was a great reminder to me that things aren’t always what they seem to be. I had come home from work one night and there was a car in my parking space at
8 members from the Sandy Arts Guild were able to share a musical theater review with the people of Reisa Germany. For me, it was a magical experience. We stayed with a host family and Hendrik and Beatrice Kleditz were the most amazing people. We sang together while Hendrik played the guitar many nights. I’ve
Ben Graul will always hold a special place in my heart. I’ve been fortunate enough to work with both he and his sister throughout their youth and teen years. This year, Ben got accepted as 1 of 16 to BYU’s Music Dance Theater program. I have always been impressed with how hard Ben works. I’ve
I met Emma in 2009 when we both were in the same jazz class with Michele Weir together. I was impressed by her jazz piano skills from the get go. I remember one day walking into the main building at camp and running into her and her friend Liam Bradbery. She stopped me and told
I met Carrie Haber in L.A. at a summer vocal camp and saw her perform her song Me Oh My before this video was actually recorded. She did it solo on the piano and had the audience from the minute she walked on stage. I remember she wore a little hat similar to what you