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  • Movie Music and “All That Jazz”
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    Published - 09/04/13 - 09:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    (CEDAR CITY, Utah) - Thrill to an evening of jazz and cinema classics at the Orchestra of Southern Utah Recital “All That Jazz”. The performance is Tuesday, September 10, at 7:30 p.m. in St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, 70 North 200 West in Cedar City.

    Sisters Lauren and Eliza sing “Broadway Medley,” accompanied by their father Randy Allen. Lauren and Eliza have appeared in Utah Shakespeare Festival professional productions, including Music Man, Midsummer Night's Dream, and Merry Wives of Windsor, as well as the Festival's R.E.A.C.H. Cabaret. In youth theater productions, Lauren has played Dorothy in Wizard of Oz and Eliza has played the title role in Annie. Lauren is currently playing Jane Banks in Tuacahn's production of Disney's Mary Poppins.

    David Bolsover and Adrianne Tawa perform “Notturno” by Edvard Grieg on the tenor saxophone and piano. David has backed many well-known artists such as Bob Hope, Slide Hampton, Wynton Marsalis, Bobby Rydell, the Temptations, and Rita Moreno. Adrianne is Chorale Director for the Orchestra of Southern Utah Messiah as well as the Interfaith Choir and Canyon View High School.

    The Cedar Valley Community Theatre previews their upcoming production Little Shop of Horrors, with a special performance of “Suddenly Seymour” by Bebe Bulter and James Harris.

    Haley Jean Dodgion highlights Sound of Music by Rodgers and Hammerstein with “My Favorite Things.” She is accompanied by Randy Allen. This is Haley Jean’s debut performance with the Recital Series. She has been singing successfully since the age two. She is currently in 3rd grade at East Elementary in Cedar City.

    Sister violin/viola duo Sara and Ruth Ipson play “Schindler’s List Theme” by John Williams. Sara and Ruth both perform with the Orchestra during its concert season. They live in Parowan.

    Robert Gordon’s Jazz Ensemble performs three cinematic masterpieces. “All the Things You Are” is by Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein II. The song comes from Very Warm for May (1939) and Broadway Rhythm (1944). “Moonglow,” the love theme from the movie Picnic (1958), is by Hudson-DeLange-Mills and George Duning. “On Green Dolphin Street,” from Green Dolphin Street (1947), is by Bronislau Kaper-Ned Washington.

    The Redhill Rangers perform the Theme from Gunsmoke by Spencer and Koury. The Redhill Rangers are Steve Downs, Ben Fuller, and Jennifer Downs.

    The Southern Utah Quintet plays “Echoes of Harlem” by Duke Ellington, as well as “Love on the Rocks” and “Hello Again” by Neil Diamond. The Quintet is comprised of Patty Walser, Suzanne Stewart, Leah Brown, Teri Kenney and Sara Penny.

    Sara also performs as part of Common Ground with her husband Des Penny and Jim Howells. The trio shares George Gershwin’s “Summertime”.

    Vocalist Holly Barrick, Trumpet Trevor Walker, and pianist Jacob Lee perform Etta James’ adaptation of “Stormy Weather” by Arlen and Koehler.

    “All That Jazz” begins at 7:30 at St. Jude’s Espiscopal Church (70 N 200 W). A $5 donation for adults and $3 donation for students is appreciated; children over the age of six are welcome at all Orchestra events with adult supervision. For more information, visit www.OrchestraofSouthernUtah.org or email osucedarcity@gmail.com. Recitals continue each Tuesday throughout September.

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