Dave Tinney has spent the last twenty years
as a Performer /Director/ Choreographer/ Writer and Teacher.
He has traveled the world with the Murray Lewis/Alwin Nikolais
Dance Theatre, The BYU Young Ambassadors, and BYU Dancer’s
Company. He has performed and/or created works for theatres including
Sundance Theatre, Tuacahn Center for the Performing Arts, Capitol
Theatre, Kingsbury Hall, and Pioneer Theatre Company. His work
has also been showcased at the National Alliance of Musical Theatre
Festival, ASCAP Musical Theatre workshops with Stephen Shwartz,
and Governor Leavitt’s Olympic Program “Light the
Fire Within’. For six years he taught in the Musical Theatre
Dept. at BYU. He currently teaches in the Theatre Arts dept.
at UVSC, and serves as Artistic Director for the Provo Theatre
Company. As a recording artist he can be heard on The Garden,
Seminary's Greatest Songs, God Be With You, True To The Faith,
Let Us Go Forth, The Whole Armor of God and Night of All Nights,
and his solo debut CD He Leadeth Me for which he earned a 2002
Pearl Award for Best New Artist.
in Oklahoma, Michael began his musical journey at the age of
five on the piano. A few years later he picked up the violin
and began playing in school orchestras. As his love for music
grew, at the age of fifteen, the guitar became his instrument
of choice. He began playing in bands and almost immediately
developed a reputation as a talented guitarist. Michael was
featured in the "Spotlight" column in the March 1983
issue of Guitar Player Magazine.
began doing studio work professionally in 1980. Hehas done thousands
of sessions in every style of music. Some of the notable artists
Michael has worked with include; Marie Osmond, The Osmond Brothers,
actor/singer John Schnieder, and The Jets. He has played on several
movie scores including Born to Be Wild, The Stand, Christmas In
Connecticut, The Yearling, Hart to Hart, and many others.
of Michael's studio work is for TV, including ABC, NBC, CBS, and
FOX, and cable networks such as CNBC, TNT, and the USA Network.
Some of his most notable work includes ABC Sports Main Theme,
ABC College Football, ABC Monday Night Football, FOX Fall Campaigns,
Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show,
and many more.
has nine solo recordings currently available, including three
critically acclaimed Smooth Jazz CD's, two Christmas projects,
and four sacred/inspirational albums. His two most recent projects
are Twenty-five Beloved
Hymns of Christ and Twenty-five
Beloved Hymns of the Restoration.
Michael or visit his website.
Jessie Clark grew up in Provo, Utah where she was involved in
voice lessons; dance, teaching voice and dance, and her family.
She currently attends Utah Valley State College where she is
a multimedia major emphasizing in sound engineering and film.
Jessie spent the fall and winter of 2002/2003
on a 26 state tour of the country with the national touring company
of the hit Broadway show Footloose. At fourteen she signed a
recording contract with an independent affiliate label of Sony
Records, located in Orlando, Florida. After four months of doing
what the world told her would make her happy she realized that
maybe fame and notoriety weren't all they were cracked up to
be and she chose to go back to Utah.
She loves recording and performing music
that touches people, music that is an instrument to our Father
in Heaven. Jessie was featured on the 2003 EFY CD, Look and Live,
singing Our Savior’s Love and on the 2005 EFY CD, A More
Excellent Way singing Worthy to Stand. Jessie’s debut inspirational
CD entitled Clay
In His Hands was released in August 2003 and was the recipient
of four Pearl Awards from the Faith Centered Music Association
and a Listeners Choice Award by the LDS Booksellers Association—Her
second CD, Better Than I was released August 2005. Jessie loves
performing and speaking, especially to the youth.
Jessie was married May of 2004 to songwriter,
arranger and producer Jim Funk. Jessie, Jim and their daughter
Janessa make their home in Kaysville Utah.
Hansen is an award-winning composer, record producer, arranger,
and recording artist. He is an 15-time Pearl Award winner;
has won the prestigious Peabody Award for Broadcasting;
and has also garnered two Gold Cindy Awards. He has
produced and arranged over 300 albums for various clients,
and has over 800 sheet music arrangements and compositions
Greg has arranged and produced music for Michael McLean, Janice
Kapp Perry, Afterglow, Hilary Weeks, Jenny Oaks Baker, Michael
Dowdle, Steven Kapp Perry, Senator Orrin Hatch, The Mormon
Tabernacle Choir, Felicia Sorensen, Thurl Bailey, Lex de Azevedo,
Envoy, Gladys Knight, Kurt Bestor, BYU, BYU—Idaho, Especially
for Youth, LDS church Seminary films, Homefront TV commercials,
and many others.
Greg has extensive credits outside Utah and the LDS Music industry. He
has arranged for acclaimed producer David Foster, Sony Music,
EMI Records, The Bellagio Hotel Watershow Theme in Las Vegas,
Bob Hope, The Osmonds, the Miss America Pageant, Children's
Miracle Network, Andy Williams, Hal Leonard, and Hope Publishing.
He also arranged an entire educational series of over 1,200
songs for Macmillan/McGraw Hill. He also arranged and
produced several of the tracks found on the 2002 Olympic Commemorative
CD, Light Up The Land.
Greg has recorded three solo albums, and six compilation albums
with his and others' material. He is also the founder of LDSMusicNow, the premier LDS sheet music download website, as well as LDSTunesNow, a new LDS MP3 Download site.
Greg or visit his website.
Barry Hansen grew up in Northwest Washington
and served a French-speaking mission in Quebec. He studied
voice at Brigham Young University and sang with BYU's Vocal
Jazz Ensemble. Barry's studio vocals have appeared on Seminary's
Greatest Songs, True to the Faith, Parables, Bring Them In,
Let Us Go Forth, and The Whole Armor of God. He also co-wrote
the title track to Let Us Go Forth with his brother Greg Hansen.
He performed My Soul Hungered as part of the 2003 Pearl Awards
broadcast. Barry is a 2004 Pearl Award nominee for Studio Vocalist,
and a 2006 nominee for Male Vocalist. As a freelance graphic
designer, he is also a four-time Pearl Award nominee for Album
Design, winning the award in 2004. Barry recently teamed up
with his brother Greg to produce his first solo album, My
Soul Hungered. The album includes several classics and introduces
some new songs, including The Title of Liberty, co-written
by Barry and Greg. Barry and his wife Marian are the parents
of eight children.
Barry or visit his website.
Todd was born and raised in Southern California. He began taking
organ lessons as a child for 2 years, although he found that
he preferred playing piano, and later singing. He is a graduate
of BYU. He and his wife Susie moved their family to Utah in 1993
where they currently reside. They are the parents of 5 children.
Todd composed the music and lyrics for his first CD, titled "Did
They Know?" which was released as a single, as well as solo
vocal and choral music in 2002. Todd also enjoys co-writing contemporary
inspirational songs for others to record. Most recently he has
collaborated with violinist, April Moriarty, on their series
of instrumental CDs for piano and violin entitled "My Redeemer
Lives." Volume 1, "Calvary, Volume 2, "Galilee",
and most recently released Volume 3, "Bethlehem", songs
and hymns that celebrate the Birth of Christ. Songbooks for each
CD are available.
Todd is the recipient of a Listener's Choice Award and finalist
for a distinguished Pearl Award.
California native, April Meads Moriarty grew up in a small but musical family.
When her mother realized that April, at age 4, could plunk out melodies and harmonies
on the piano by ear, she started April in piano lessons. At age 10, April added
the violin. Due to her ability to play by ear, April began accompanying choirs
and soloists with her own obligatos and writing hymn arrangements.
In her teens, she began teaching lessons and playing professionally
as a studio musician and member of a symphony. April studied
in Switzerland and then traveled and performed throughout Europe.
One of her favorite musical experiences was playing under the
baton of Leonard Bernstein at the Hollywood Bowl. Most recently
she has collaborated with pianist, Todd McCabe, on a series of instrumental CD's
for piano and violin entitled "My Redeemer Lives." Volume 1, "Calvary",
Volume 2, "Galilee", and recently released Volume 3, "Bethlehem",
their new collection of Christmas songs and hymns. Songbooks and seperate violin
Parts are available for each CD. April is a recipient of a Listener's Choice
Award and finalist for a distinguished Pearl Award.
A gifted bi-lingual vocalist, Rebecca is a soloist for BYU’s internationally acclaimed Living Legends performing group. As a member of Living Legends she has entertained audiences throughout the U.S. and around the world. Rebecca shares an American and Mexican heritage, she was born in Mexico City and lived in Mexico and Texas before moving to Utah. Growing up she was privileged to enjoy both cultures and stays in touch with members of her family living in Mexico. Music has always been a part of Rebecca’s life and as a music media major at BYU she is pursuing it as her life’s work. This past October her talents, along with her academic and professional achievements were acknowledged by the Dean of the School of Fine Arts and Communication with a special recognition and scholarship. Recently Rebecca has been able to share not only her incredible talent but also her testimony performing in missionary and community concerts and firesides in Texas, where she was able to reach out to the Spanish speaking community by performing in English and Spanish, California, North Carolina, and this past weekend in Kentucky. Rebecca is a featured vocalist on many CD’s including the Spanish Songs for Young Women, Believe In Him: Inspiring Music for Youth and Spanish CD’s for Janice Kapp Perry. Her debut solo CD, When You Believe, was released Spring of 2006 and features 12 tracks performed in English and 6 in Spanish.
One Clear Voice
With a combined total of over 100 years in performance, 67 years of studio vocal work, 13 children and 4 unwavering testimonies of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, One Clear Voice unites four of the LDS music industry's most recognizable female voices—
Tanya Barkdull began a professional singing career at the age of twelve. Since that time, Tanya's voice has been heard on over 1,000 recordings from television, film, and radio including; The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Touched by an Angel, The Oprah Winfrey Show and Disney's 101 Dalmatians. Her voice has been heard from Canada to Mexico, and throughout Europe. She has recorded in Spanish, German, French and Japanese (although she wasn't always sure what she was saying!) Tanya studied in Los Angeles with vocal coach Seth Riggs, and has been a voice teacher on and off (between having children) for the past 10 years. She has sung with amazing recording artists such as Billy Dean, BB King, Collin Raye, Donny Osmond and Gladys Knight. Over the past two decades, she has also had the privilege of working with many of Utah's incredibly talented musicians. The accomplishment she is most proud of is her family. She and her husband, Gavon, are the parents of three wonderful children.
Johanne Fréchette Perry was born in Montréal, Canada and grew up in the Los Angeles area where she joined the church. She has traveled the world with the BYU Young Ambassadors and graduated with a BFA in Music Dance Theatre. For over 20 years she has been a studio singer and has been featured as a soloist on many LDS recordings. She has delighted audiences across the U.S. and on PBS with her portrayal of early Utah settler Polly Matilda Merrill Colton in the show Polly: A One-Woman Musical, written by her husband, Steven Kapp Perry. When not singing she keeps busy with her four children, organic vegetable garden, and teaching genealogy.
Tammy Simister Robinson, a Music Education graduate and vocal instructor, began writing and arranging songs in high school. Her works have earned numerous Awards of Distinction in the annual LDS Church Music Submissions. Her song May I Serve Thee was twice broadcast worldwide during the LDS General Women's Meeting and was printed in the Ensign magazine. Her voice has been heard on hundreds of recordings for over 20 years and she has released three solo albums of original songs and hymn arrangements. The Color of Hope was named Inspirational Album of the Year by the Faith Centered Music (FCMA) Association and In Thy Hands earned three additional FCMA Pearl Awards. Tammy and her husband live in Midvale, Utah and are the parents of two teenage children.
LaRene Tinney has traveled and performed in the U. S., Asia, Israel, Europe, the former Soviet Union and many other parts of the world. Before graduating from Brigham Young University, she was a member of BYU’s Young Ambassadors. For more than ten years she has enjoyed doing back-up and chorale work with many talented artists, her favorites being the other OCV ladies. As an accomplished dancer and actress, LaRene has a long list of musical theater experiences. Her proudest moments came on national television watching her sister win on “The Price is Right” and she, herself being asked to brag about her family on the “Oprah Winfrey Show”. She and her husband reside in Orem with their 4 children.
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Thousands from around the world have come to know Joy from
her role as Laneah, the female lead in the film The
Testaments: Of One Fold and One Shepherd; and from her role as Mary in the
Conference Center Production of Savior of
Born and raised in Gainesville, Florida,
from her childhood she has loved performing. Joy attended BYU
where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Music, Dance,
and Theater. She has performed for audiences around the world
as a member of BYU’s
Young Ambassadors and as a lead singer for Holland America Cruise
After performing as a studio vocalist on numerous CD projects,
Joy released her debut solo CD There Is
Hope fall of 2003. The
CD received not only critical praise, but response to its very
personal messages of hope through the Atonement of Christ, from
around the world, has been tremendous.
Currently working as a professional actress and vocalist, Joy
was cast to play the part of Sophronia, sister of the Prophet
Joseph Smith, in the new film on Joseph Smith under production
for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The film
is scheduled to begin showing in the Legacy Theater located in
the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake fall/winter of
Joy and her husband Quin and daughter Noel live in Gainesville,
Florida where Quin is attending Dental School.
Tammy Simister Robinson was singing at the tender age of only
two and a half, and was soon winning talent contests. She
was active in choirs and performing groups through junior
high and high school. She graduated from Weber State University
with a degree in Music Education, taught in the public schools
for 4 years at the junior high level. After her marriage
to Ray she began a private teaching career.
1988 Tammy has been a featured singer on albums produced by
Prime Recordings, Excel Entertainment, Deseret Book/Shadow
Mountain, the LDS Church Educational System, and others. Her
second solo album "The Color of Hope" was named Inspirational
Album of the Year by the FCMA.
In addition to her exceptional vocal talents, Tammy has distinguished
herself as a gifted songwriter, particularly sacred and inspirational
songs. Her 1998 submission May I Serve Thee earned the Award
of Distinction in the Relief Society Song Contest and was broadcast
worldwide at the 1998 and 2002 annual LDS General Women's Conferences.
An abridged version of May I Serve Thee was printed in the March
2004 Ensign Magazine.
brand new CD, “In
Thy Hands,” was released April
2004. “In Thy Hands” introduces 11 of Tammy’s
new songs, including five songs receiving special recognition
by the LDS Church Song Submission judges. Tammy lives in Midvale,
Utah with her husband and their two children.
Tammy or visit her website.
Music has always been a part of Karen’s
life. Karen has magnified her talent through sharing and serving.
She enjoys playing the piano, but found her real love of music
When she was crowned Miss Utah 1979-80, she had the wonderful
opportunity to share and serve others throughout the State of Utah.
She attended the Miss America Pageant, which allowed her to further
her education with additional scholarship funds. As a Music Sterling
Scholar studying at Weber State University, she performed with
many groups under the direction of Evelyn Harris, as well as the
Her talent has graced the stage in other musicals as well; such
as Mabel, in Pirates of Penzance, Polly in The
Boyfriend, and the
Mother in It’s My Life, by Lex de Azevedo.
Karen was also apart of the Utah Opera Company from 1989 to 1992.
She studied with Naomi Farr and is currently studying with Larry
Gee. While with Utah Opera she played Lauretta in Don
the Sandman in Hansel and Gretel, and performed
in Amahl and the
She has performed with acclaimed Pianist Marvin Goldstein and
Award winning Producer Greg Hansen, with audiences in Utah, California,
Texas and Nevada and Nauvoo, Illinois.
She won 1st place in the Advanced III division, at the NATC Competition
at University of Utah and has performed at the Joseph Smith Convention
Center Little Theatre and in The Assembly Hall.
Karen has also been a featured artist at BYU Education Week and
also soloed for First Night at Temple Square.
She most recently performed
with David Osmond and Cast, as Christ’s Mother Mary, in
an Original Musical written and directed by Collete Call entitled Power
In His Touch.
Music has filled her
home where she has taught for many years. She loves being the
wife of Kory Larsen and the mother of their eight children; seven
boys and one girl. They live in Layton, Utah where Karen has
been active in many church and school functions. Karen has served
on the Davis Fine Arts committee and helped establish the Layton
Arts Council. She has served as a Stake Primary Councilor, Music
Chorister and Chairman, Homemaking Leader and Relief Society
Teacher, Bishop’s Wife, Primary
Teacher and Den Mother. Karen’s favorite calling at this
time is to be a missionary mother. She currently has three of her
sons returned home from missions in the Dominican Republic, the
Philippines and Oakland California. Nathan her forth son is serving
in the Budapest, Hungary mission.
Karen has had the opportunity to record with
Marvin Goldstein and has two albums released. A religious album
called Come Unto Him and a Christmas Album Once
Again its Christmas Time. She is an accomplished musician and song writer. Come
Unto Him is dedicated to missionaries who sacrifice
much and rest little to “Feed My Sheep” as
the Savior commanded.
Come Unto Him and
Karen’s first album, Once Again its Christmas Time,
is available at Missionary Emporium, Seagull Books, Jorgenson’s
book, Deseret Book, and all other book fine book stores across
the nation where LDS Product is sold.
has played the violin since the age of three and has enjoyed
playing both as a soloist and in many orchestras throughout
her life. She began playing professionally at the age of
sixteen soloing soloist at the Osmond Family Theater in Branson,
Missouri. In 1993, she was voted “Female Newcomer of the Year” at
the All American Music Awards in Branson. She has also performed
throughout the country including Dollywood and the Grand
has performed on several television programs including “Good
Morning America,” “Breakfast Time” (Fax FX
Cable Network), “America’s Talking,” “Queen”
(Lifetime Cable Network), the “Eugene Gilesnik Show,”
the America’s Junior Miss telecast on NBC (1994) and
TNN (1995, 1996), and others. She has also been featured in
People Magazine and in newspapers such as USA Today.
Being part of an orchestra has also been an enjoyable part
of Amy’s musical experience. She was concertmaster of
the BYU Symphony Orchestra and a first violin in the BYU Philharmonic
Orchestra. She has soloed with the Utah Valley Symphony and
was later a member of the orchestra. She has also performed
in the pit orchestras of numerous musicals.
America’s Junior Miss in 1994, Amy traveled throughout
the country playing her violin and speaking to youth about
keeping high standards and developing character. She has
also played and spoken at various summer youth programs at
BYU and the University of Utah, as well as at firesides and
youth conferences throughout the country.
was a National Merit Scholar and a Summa Cum Laude Graduate
of the College of Humanities at Brigham Young University; she
received her B.A. and M.A. in English with an undergraduate
minor in music. Christmas music is her favorite, and she feels
blessed to have the opportunity to arrange and record it with
University of Utah graduate in music performance, Cate Cannon
Todd has been playing the harp since she was seven years old,
and has performed and studied extensively throughout the United
States, Canada, and Japan. In 1990, at the age of 17, Cate made
her debut at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC as a United
States Presidential Scholar in the Arts. She has soloed with
the Utah Symphony, the University of Utah Philharmonia, and
the Central Pennsylvania Symphony. She has competed twice at
the American Harp Society National Competition, winning first
place in the Intermediate I division, and second place in the
Young Professional division.
an orchestral harpist, Todd served as the principal harpist
for the University of Utah orchestras, and performed for
the touring Broadway productions of “The Sound of Music”
and “The King and I.” She has appeared on television
with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and recently performed as
a featured soloist with the Susquehanna Chorale.
addition to performing and doing freelance work, Todd is an
established harp teacher. She is experienced in the Suzuki method
of teaching music to children, and spent the summer of 1993
in Matsumoto, Japan, studying the method firsthand with Dr.
In 1997, Todd released her debut album, “Passacaille,” a
collection of solo classical works. Her teachers include ShruDeLi
Ownbey of Utah, Mary Kay Waddington of Colorado, Susann McDonald
of Indiana, and Alice Chalifoux of Virginia.
currently resides in Pennsylvania with her husband, Michael,
and their four children, Richard, Mary Jane, Nathan, and Grace.