May 13, 2016
Moon Light is the Oliverson family, called “The most talented and entertaining family since the Osmonds” by L.A. Talk Radio.
Date: May 13th
Place: Alpine Church off Hill Field Road in Layton (254 W. 2675 N. Layton, UT.)
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Moon Light is the Oliverson family featuring seventeen-year-old Aubree Oliverson, a state, national, and international violin competition winner, who ﬁrst soloed with the Utah Symphony at age eleven, and at Carnegie Hall at age twelve. Aubree has been featured on National Public Radio’s From The Top four times, won Utah’s Best-of-State award and Arts & Entertainment BOSS trophy as Utahʼs “Top Entertainer”, and received two rousing standing ovations (one mid performance!) as she played the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with the Utah Symphony at age thirteen during their All-Star Evening. Aubree was Concertmaster for the Gifted Music School Orchestra of Salt Lake City for two years, and at age ﬁfteen was one of only 24 pre-college students throughout the world invited to attend the Colburn Music Conservatory in Los Angeles—where she currently studies, and is Concertmaster of the Colburn Virtuosi Orchestra. Most recently Aubree was selected as a 2016 YoungArts National Winner in Violin Performance and is a Presidential Scholar ﬁnalist. Aubree is a highly sought-after chamber musician collaborating with artists such as Joseph Silverstein and Stefan jackiw. She has soloed with a wide variety of music ensembles including the Utah Chamber Artists and the Millennial Choir and Orchestra, and has been featured at the Innsbrook Institute of Music in Missouri, the Aspen Summer Music Festival in Colorado, and The Music Center in Los Angeles. Aubree has had recent solo performances with the Topanga Symphony, San Fernando Orchestra, and Pasadena Symphony Orchestra, and she will be traveling to Boston in May to perform at NPR’s year end gala. Aubree is also a state and national award winning composer—recognized twice by the New York Arts Ensemble as a “composer of great promise” and along with father has co-composed and recorded six acclaimed CD albums.”
Dr. Stephen Oliverson is an award-winning pianist, and a Best-of-State composer and producer. Besides Stephen’s many musical endeavors he was an all-state and collegiate athlete, a decorated military ofﬁcer, and an award-winning educator including National Distinguished School Principal and Utah’s Huntsman Excellence-In-Education Award winner. Stephen and Aubree’s acclaimed music has been featured on stage and radio, and they have performed in hundreds of venues from Seattle to Washington D.C. Moon Light has several beautifully produced music videos on their YouTube channel (Moonlightperformers), three having reached the top ten on video music charts. Stephen’s two youngest children, Andrew (14) and Lily (11) are also excellent musicians and join their sister and father in many Moon Light productions. Andrew and Lily have both won awards for composition and were both part of a select few from South, Central, and North America chosen to participate in Suzuki Youth Orchestra of the Americas in Minneapolis, 2014. Lily and Andrew are members of the Gifted Music School of Salt Lake City, where Andrew has been a soloist and recently received a superior rating at the Utah High School Association Music Festival. Locally, Moon Light has performed at the Salt Palace, Gallivan Center, BYU Education Week, Temple Square, Sundance Film Festival, Gardner Hall, and The Oliverson family has performed in over 100 schools throughout the intermountain West, motivating and inspiring children to work hard and participate in music. ”