Community choir wants to 'be somebody' in artistic community

If you’ve ever attended any kind of choral performance, you probably think you have a good idea of what they're always like.

The singers shuffle onto the stage, someone sits at the piano, the conductor stands before the group and they sing two hours away before shuffling off the stage, ending the concert.

Utah Voices has a different vision of what the choral experience should be for both choir members and audience.

Utah Voices sings ‘Messiah’ with spirit conviction

The Salt Lake Tribune

December always brings a full slate of “Messiahs” to the Wasatch Front, and Utah Voices — a relative newcomer to the state’s choral scene — made a noteworthy contribution to the ranks this year.

The Camerata Awards, Concert Gala


Edgar J. Thompson and
Craig & Melissa Ballard

and our legacy award recipient

Thomas Evans Giles


Date: November 4, 2011 at 8pm
Where: Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Presidents Circle

$10 per concert ticket, U of U students free
$3 for all other students

For tickets call 801-581-7100  or visit


Thoughts of "Hometown Praise"

Autumn is my favorite time of year; I have been awestruck by the beautiful, blazing colors up on the mountains surrounding the neighborhood where I live.  This time of year reminds me of all the things that I love, that I treasure, hold dear and hope for.  Music plays a central and definite role in the revelry that is autumn.  Ever since our "Give Thanks" concert last year with the amazing Cori Connors I have wanted to always have a fall concert, one that celebrates the best things about home, holiday, tradition, family and nostalgic memory.  This year, with ou

Utah Voices Begins Dynamic Third Season That Includes Performing at Lincoln Center in NYC

SALT LAKE CITY, UT—Only in the third season, Utah Voices has already received notable praise from both the press and concert patrons and now has the opportunity to sing Handel’s Messiah, at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City’s Lincoln Center. The choir will perform in New York during Thanksgiving weekend in November, joining other extraordinary choirs from around the country as part of Distinguished Concerts International New York. “The amazing thing about Utah Voices,” says Artistic Director Dr.

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Utah Voices: 'Carmina Burana,' a medieval love story

Utah Voices presents the popular cantata — Catherine Reese Newton of the Salt Lake Tribune reports: Utah Voices made its debut in December performing Handel's "Messiah." For its follow-up concert, the community group will perform a work that represents a 180-degree turn: "Carmina Burana," Carl Orff's popular cantata based on somewhat-bawdy texts by medieval monks.

Broadway Bingo Concert Plays to Sold Out Crowd

True to Dr. Huff''s word, the Broadway Bingo concert was far from boring! The band was truly amazing. Add to that the Broadway-calibur talents of Kelly DeHaan and Jennifer Hohl and you have a truly exiting evening from start to end.

In fact, due to a sold-out 7 p.m. show, Utah Voices added a 'late show' at 9 p.m. that was just as full of energy as the early show and well attended.

Kurt Bestor’s Timpanogos to Highlight Salt Lake Symphony and Utah Voices Concert in May

SALT LAKE CITY—Timpanogos: A Prayer for Mountain Grace, a tone poem by Emmy Award-winning composer Kurt Bestor with libretto by award-winning author Terry Tempest Williams, will be the highlight of Salt Lake Symphony’s next concert, “American Roots,” featuring the acclaimed chorus, Utah Voices and the group’s Artistic Director and Conductor Dr. Michael Huff. The concert will be Saturday, May 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Libby Gardner Hall at the University of Utah. All tickets are $10 and general admission. Ages eight and up are recommended.

Broadway Bingo Video 'Kickstart' for Spring 2011

Watch a great video at about Utah Voices and our Broadway Bingo concert coming this Spring. You will learn what makes the choir tick, and why you will never experience a boring choral concert thanks to Utah Voices Music Director Michael Huff and Associate Conductor Kelly DeHaan. We never have boring rehearsals either!

If you like what you hear, consider donating to help this spring's concert be our most exciting yet!