The Power of Music—Dean Kaelin and Special Guests

    Friday, April 24
    7:30 p.m. in the Assembly Hall

    Dean Kaelin has been teaching voice for 35 years, teaching over 100,000 lessons, and has been the voice coach for Star Search winners and American Idol finalists. His students have performed on Broadway, signed major record deals, and performed at every major theme park in the U.S. Some of his students include David Archuleta, Carmen Rasmusen, and Julianne Hough, and he continues to work with many amazing singers.

    This concert will include many of his talented up-and-coming singers.

    Dean is also a talented songwriter, musician, performer, and arranger. He began his professional career at the age of nine and has performed throughout the U.S., Europe, and Africa. He has performed with Bette Midler, Bernadette Peters, Peter Gallagher, Lesley Ann Warren, and many others. He has opened for George Strait, Dave Matthews, Train, the Goo Goo Dolls, and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, and he was a featured performer at the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. He has recorded seven CDs of his own and produced many for others. He wrote much of the music performed at the Day of Celebration, a conference of over 40,000 youth, where a choir of 15,000 sang his music. He was also the artistic director for the Utah-Moscow games in 2004. In addition to his pop and jazz career, he has also performed lead roles in several musicals. He plays more than a dozen instruments.

    Dean has been a seminary teacher, EFY speaker, Young Men president, bishopric counselor, Primary pianist, and high councilor, and he is currently serving as a bishop in a YSA ward. He is an Eagle Scout and served a mission to South Africa. He and his wife, Susan, are the parents of three daughters and two sons.

    This free event is open to the public. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Assembly Hall.