James Oneil Miner is the featured artist in the Sunday Concert Series on January 21, 2018 in the Springville Museum of Art at 4:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Springville Arts Commission, this concert is free to the public and all are welcome.
Pianist James Oneil Miner has a unique style of entertainment which contains a repertoire of hundreds of tunes ranging from classical to country, religious to patriotic and includes show tunes and movie themes. His formal training includes being mentored by Lavar Jensen of the Julliard School of Music. He also had his own band while he was in college. Now internationally known, he has performed in 41 states, Mexico, Canada, South America, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. He was honored with the prestigious “Listeners Choice Instrumentalist of the Year Award” in 2004. His live performances illustrate his love of music of many genres and reflect the selections most requested by the audience members themselves.
Fast becoming one of today’s most popular pianists, composers, and entertainers, James Oneil Miner continues an intense recording and touring schedule. Audiences worldwide have enjoyed attending his concerts and have been impressed by his large repertoire of songs. His ability to play spontaneous requests from audience members has thrilled and amazed his listeners. In addition to taking requests, his performances often include imitating famous piano artists such as Liberace, Erroll Garner, George Schering, Floyd Kramer, Marvin Hamlish, and Roger Williams. Like his live performances, his piano recordings help to illustrate his love and enthusiasm for music from all genres and generations.
Come prepared to request a favorite song and enjoy the music of this master entertainer!
On February 18, 2018 the Sunday Concert Series will feature Rex Kocherhans. Rex Kocherhans has been a featured soloist with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Salt Lake Choral Artists, Utah Baroque Ensemble, and BYU Singers. Rex is a founding member of the nationally renowned quartet Reprise, which won the Gold Medal at the international collegiate barbershop competition and has shared the stage with the King’s Singers. He performed in Europe, West Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and the Middle East with the BYU Singers, including concerts at the Sydney Opera House and Carnegie Hall. Rex is founder and Artistic Director of Consortium and Deseret Chamber Singers, chamber ensembles based in Salt Lake City. His voice can be heard on numerous commercial recording projects.