Media Advisory 2015 Pioneer Day Concert

Pioneer Day Concert “Music for a Summer Evening” Media Availability

She is known for bringing magic and song to life on Broadway in her award-winning role in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Now Laura Osnes is living a bit of her own fairytale singing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square. Ms. Osnes joins the Choir and Orchestra in two gala performances entitled “Music for a Summer Evening,” their annual concert held in conjunction with community-wide Pioneer Day celebrations. The concert will be held on Friday and Saturday, July 17 and 18, at 8:00 p.m. in the Conference Center and will be conducted by Mack Wilberg, music director of the Choir, and Ryan Murphy, associate music director.

  • Media attending tonight’s concert should enter through door 13
  • The media room will not be available but seating will be provided for media upon request prior to the concert
  • Photographers will have full access according to General Conference protocols
  • KBYU will air the program on Saturday, July 18, at 8:00 p.m., Sunday, July 19, at 5:00 p.m., and Friday, July 24, at 5:30 p.m.
  • The concert will also be live streamed on on Saturday at 8:00 p.m. and available on and on the website and its YouTube channel

Standby tickets for those without tickets will not be issued. However, patrons are invited to stand by for last-minute seating each evening. The standby line will form at the north gate on Temple Square.


Kim Farah, Choir Publicist

(801) 240-1977