r The Sunday Concert Series on August 19, sponsored by the Springville Arts Commission, will feature baritone, Rex Kocherhans and friends. Performances are held at the Springville Museum of Art starting at 4:30 p.m. and are free to the public.
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. He currently lives in Lehi, Utah, with his four favorite people; his talented and supportive wife Kate and 3 daughters.
Last spring at Easter, Rex performed the role of Jesus Christ in the UVU production of J.S. Bach’s musical drama of the last week of Christ’s life, as recounted in the gospel of St. John, the St. John Passion. Last fall he was the soloist in a heartfelt tribute to the work of the poet-farmer Wendell Berry.
Next month, on September 16, we will hear from Carver Louis who performs modern country music with tremendous energy. He has performed at Country Fan Fest, MoonFest Music Festival, Las Vegas Bike Week, Cheery Peak Resort, and many other venues. He has opened for Diamond Rio, John Michael Montgomery, Uncle Kracker, Black Hawk, Trick Pony, Carly Pierce, Midland, and LoCash. Carver Louis performs original music with a few covers. His recently released a single and album “Through With You” that is currently available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, and Amazon Music.