Jenny Oaks Baker’s heart ached as she and her husband stared up at the Eiffel Tower lit up by fireworks as they listened to a symphony play. She was six months pregnant with her fourth child, and with much prayer, she felt from the Lord that she needed to leave her first violin seat in the National Symphony Orchestra—an extremely coveted position and one she could never get back. She poignantly thought, “I will never play that symphony again.” Then the words came into her mind, “It’s only the beginning.”
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Six-time chart topping classical music group The Piano Guys just released a moving new music video. They felt that the music alone wouldn't communicate the emotion of the piece so they called upon Charity and Andres--the Latter-day Saint "World of Dance" stars who were the first ever to receive 100 on a routine on the show--to given their song some extra punctuation. Watch their talents combined here.
Paul Cardall is the first Latter-day Saint artist to be nominated for album of the year by the Gospel Music Association’s Dove Awards. The 8-time No. 1 Billboard charting pianist is also celebrating the 10th anniversary of receiving a donor heart with a new album called “Peaceful Piano.” Listen to a preview here and read Meridian's exclusive interview with Paul.
Latter-day Saint and YouTube sensation Claire Crosby is now 6 years old with a channel that has over 2 million subscribers. Her latest video is 'Consider the Lilies', a favorite among Latter-day Saints and her rendition is set to a moving music video that will give listeners a new appreciation for the song's spiritual meaning.
A look at the 90 year impact of ‘Music and the Spoken Word’ — the longest running continuous radio program
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Ahead of this week release of Disney's new live action The Lion King, BYU's renowned a cappella group Vocal Point has released their own version of the film's most famous song, 'The Circle of Life.'
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