"This is the first production of Handel's Messiah ever to be produced in Cedar City. William Manning, the one who produced and conducted it, was just a new teacher at the BAC at the time. He is the man on the extreme left end of the first row."
Music at the B. A. C.
\ the close of last year it seemed
^that the Music department at the
College had taken quite a slump.
Four years ago four strong teachers
headed the band, strings, piano, and
vocal departments. Great things
were done, good...
The following people were paid for work on the Reservoir:
Royal Gardner James Hunter Bill Adams Omin Green Roy Urie George Cason Ralph Green Peter Shirts Lorin Hirschi Bert Keele E B. Dalley . Theo Perry George Bacon Horace Miller Vivian Ashdown...
Ann became very much a part of the music life of the community. She sang in the first presentation of the Messiah in Cedar City and participated in operas and choirs for many years." When Bert died, she moved in with the family from the old Seaman...
The programs were broadcast over the western network of the Columbia Broad-casting
System. Due to their brilliant performance, they were asked to return
and sing again during the spring on the weekly national program instead of the
Headed by the popular Roy L. Halverson,
the College Symphony Orchestra presents
music for various programs and gives a concert
annually, also. Their orchestrations, together
with the choral society presented the "Messiah"
in December. The College...
B. A. C. SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Roy L. Halverson, Director
Menzies Macfarlane, Concert Master
Under the direction of likeable Roy Halverson, the B.A.C.
Symphony Orchestra embarked on the most vigorous schedule
in its history. Their mid-winter concert...
The B.fl.C. offers the heaviest music program of any
school in the state, large or small. Under the capable leader-ship
of "Pa" Manning, the chorus has presented "The Pink
Lady", a light comic opera; "Carmen", a grand opera; the
S Y M P H O N Y O R C H E S T R A
Under trie direction of Mr. Halverson, the B.A.C. symphony
orchestra trough music to a new high at the B.A.C. They began by
performing Handel's 'Messiah" in conjunction with the chorus and
the soloist, presented a...
C H O R U S E S
Under the direction of "Pa" Man-ning,
the school choruses have been
very active during the year.
Two weeks before Christmas these
singing groups gave a successful ren-dition
of Handel's "Messiah".
O R C H E S T R A
Under the efficient leadership of Roy L. Halversen the orchestra
learned the score of the Messiah and accompanied the principals and
chorus in its presentation. They will also furnish music for the commence-ment