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Dean Kaelin will be performing various Christmas classics with a Jazz twist. His group features exception musicians who are: Brian Booth (sax), Rich Dixon (guitar), Wayne Coons (drums), and Rich Kaelin (bass). They will also be introducing an amazing young singer, Lauren Crockett! As a singer, songwriter, musician, performer, arranger, and teacher, Dean Kaelin is very popular and well known in the Salt Lake City area. He plays at least twelve instruments. He has performed throughout the world. David Archuleta was one of his students with whom he has performed.
The Christmas concert will be held in Salt Lake City at the Gallivan Center on December 22, 2021. It will be the Dean Kaelin Quintet putting on an excellent show. It is part of the Excellence Concert Series.
Dean Kaelin is the founder of IVTOM (the International Voice Teachers of Mix), a Certified Master Teacher and is currently the Education Director for Ivtom and is the voice coach for the Disney TV show “High School Musical." He has trained teachers and singers all over the world. He has been teaching voice for more than 36 years. His students have been Star Search Winners, American Idol finalists, and have performed on Broadway, signed major record deals and performed at every major Theme Park in the U.S. He has conducted vocal seminars in Austria, Poland, Germany, Australia, Slovenia, Italy, England, Ireland, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Texas, Atlanta, New York and San Francisco. He has a degree in Jazz Composition from the University of Utah and a Masters Degree from Brigham Young University. He was an Associate Professor of Music at Westminster College in Salt Lake City for 7 years. He has been married to his wife, Susan, for 35 years and together they have 5 wonderful children who all sing several octaves with no breaks! His oldest, Sarah, performed on Broadway at the age of 19. Anna currently is performing on cruise ships and in NYC and Ali has followed in her dad’s footsteps and has trained as a voice teacher as well. [From the website: www.deankaelin.com]
Just as beautiful, decorated trees are an important part of Christmas, music is also a vital part of the holiday season. Christmas concerts are plentiful and enjoyable.
Although this concert may become sold out, the Dean Kaelin group has CDs available of their music.