Music Ensemble Performances


Showcase ConcertFlorence J. Gillmor School of Music Showcase Concert

Come and kick off another exciting year at Westminster with a variety of music from the Florence J. Gillmor School of Music student ensembles. This concert will feature the Westminster Chamber Singers, SugarTown, the Westminster Jazz Ensemble, and more.

Vieve Gore Concert Hall
October 7, 7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public

Evening of Percussion and ClarinetAn Evening of Percussion with Bass Clarinet

Performed by Westminster Students and Red Desert Ensemble

Red Desert, a Utah-based experimental music duo, teams up with Westminster percussion students to present an evening of engaging music for percussion and bass clarinet. The program includes repertoire by John Cage, Steve Reich, Russell Peck, Casey Cangelosi, and Herbert Brün cluminating towards delicate performance of Morton Feldman's later work, "Bass Clarinet and Percussion." Red Desert was formed by Westminster composition and percussion instructor Devin Maxwell and clarinetist Katie Porter in 2002 and has been presenting new and groundbreaking work locally, nationally, and internationally.

Learn more about Red Desert

Vieve Gore Concert Hall
October 8, 7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public

Holiday Music FestivalSugarTown Fall Concert

Directed by Michael Chipman

SugarTown is Westminster's pitch-perfect, gleeful, mixed-voice a'cappella group, singing and dancing their way through hip, contemporary, and classical pop tunes for audiences on campus and in the community.

Vieve Gore Concert Hall
December 2, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $10; free for Westminster students, staff, and faculty.

Holiday Music FestivalThe Westminster Combined Choir Holiday Concert

Directed by Dr. Christopher Quinn

The Westminster Chamber Singers join together with the Westminster Community Choir to perform holiday concert favorites that will warm your heart and soul.

Vieve Gore Concert Hall
December 8–9, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $5; free for Westminster students, staff, and faculty.

Holiday Music FestivalWestminster Chamber Players Fall Concert

Enjoy the culmination of the chamber music performance class showcasing a variety of composers in celebrated and uncommon combinations of instruments.

Vieve Gore Concert Hall
December 10, 4:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public.

Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert

Holiday Music FestivalDirected by David Halliday

Led by jazz director, David Halliday, this ensemble includes saxophones, trumpets, percussion, and smaller jazz combo instruments and singers—a relaxed, yet upbeat look that reflects the repertoire of blues, jazz, R&B, and funk favorites.

Vieve Gore Concert Hall
December 12, 7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public.

Holiday Music FestivalWestminster Chamber Orchestra Fall Concert

Directed by Pegsoon Whang

Pegsoon Whang leads the Westminster Chamber Orchestra through a series of famous composers and classic music.

Vieve Gore Concert Hall
December 13, 7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public.

Westminster Opera Studio
Elixir of LoveElixir of Love

by Gaetano Donizetti
Directed by Marc Reynolds

Ladies and gentlemen, step right up and discover a revolutionary potion that is certain to change your life. A couple drops of this potion, and you will woo and win the amorous affections of any cold-shouldered coquette and heartbreaker! Has the love you’ve experienced lately been of the unrequited type? Perhaps you haven’t been able to catch that eye from across the room. Well, don’t fret my infatuated friend. A couple sips of this aphrodisiac, and you’ll be lovey-dovey in no time. Introducing the one and only original formula, snake-oil-free Elixir of Love!

A classic, comedic opera blended and bottled by the one and only Gaetano Donizetti.

Vieve Gore Concert Hall
January 25 and 27
February 1 and 3
7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $10; free for Westminster students, staff, and faculty.

Spring Music FestivalEat Your Feelings

Directed by Marc Reynolds

A series of classic opera music pieces from across the ages.

Vieve Gore Concert Hall
March 29 and 31, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $10; free for Westminster students, staff, and faculty.

Spring Music FestivalWestminster Community Choir Spring Concert

Directed by Dr. Christopher Quinn

Each year, Dr. Christopher Quinn assembles voices from around the Sugar House and Salt Lake City communities to sing beautiful music. This concert will be uplifting and mesmerizing, as the Westminster Community Choir explores a great range of music from classical to contemporary.

Vieve Gore Concert Hall
April 17, 7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public.

Spring Music FestivalSugarTown Spring Concert

Directed by Michael Chipman

SugarTown is Westminster's pitch-perfect, gleeful, mixed-voice a’cappella group, singing and dancing their way through hip, contemporary, and classical pop tunes for audiences on campus and in the community.

Vieve Gore Concert Hall
April 21, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $10; free for Westminster students, staff, and faculty.

Spring Music FestivalThe Westminster Chamber Singers Farewell Concert

Directed by Dr. Christopher Quinn

The Westminster Chamber Singers depart to New York City to sing in some of the most prestigious concert halls in the world, including Carnegie Hall. This concert will showcase a variety of songs from classical to modern that they will showcase on their tour.

Vieve Gore Concert Hall
April 27–28, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $5; free for Westminster students, staff, and faculty.

Spring Music FestivalWestminster Chamber Players Spring Concert

Enjoy the culmination of the chamber music performance class, showcasing a variety of composers in celebrated and uncommon combinations of instruments.

Vieve Gore Concert Hall
April 29, 5:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public.

Spring Music FestivalWestminster Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert

Directed by David Halliday

Led by jazz director, David Halliday, this ensemble includes saxophones, trumpets, percussion, and smaller jazz combo instruments and singers—a relaxed, yet upbeat look that reflects the repertoire of blues, jazz, R&B, and funk favorites.

Vieve Gore Concert Hall
May 1, 7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public.

Spring Music FestivalWestminster Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert

Directed by Pegsoon Whang

Pegsoon Whang leads the Westminster Chamber Orchestra through a series of famous composers and classic music.

Vieve Gore Concert Hall
May 2, 7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public.

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