City Views

CityViews 9/15: Joining the Choir

Choirs abound along the Wasatch Front. Photo: The Salt Lake Children's Choir


Segment 1:

Choral groups are everywhere in Utah, from barbershop quartets and sweet adelines to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and community choruses of all kinds. Why the rich local music scene? On Thursday, Jennifer explores the broad appeal of vocal performance.


  • Barlow Bradford, Co-founder, Utah Chamber Artists and Visiting Professor, University of Utah School of Music
  • Dennis McCracken, Artistic Director, Salt Lake Men’s Choir
  • Catherine Reese Newton, Music Critic, Salt Lake Tribune

Segment 2:

If you’ve got a hankering for chocolate-covered scorpions or want to pet a pig, it’s not too late. The Utah State Fair continues through the weekend.


City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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