Clive Romney to perform at free concert on Jan. 4
Clive Romney will perform at the Springville Senior Center, 65 E. 200 South, Springville, on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at 6 p.m. All are invited and there is no charge for admission.
Clive Romney wears many hats - as an organizer, he is executive director of Utah Pioneer Heritage Arts and serves on the board of directors for the Utah Arts Council and the Digital Media Advisory Board for Utah Valley University.
As a recording producer, he has produced more than 130 albums and thousands of other recordings, jingles, demos, theme songs and A/V soundtracks engineered in his Pitchfork Studio. He is currently producing 30 Legacy Series Art Books/CDs for Utah Pioneer Heritage Arts.
As a composer and songwriter, he has more than 500 published works. He wrote the lyrics for the “Swan Princess” animated films II and III and for the forthcoming “Princess Christmas” film, the music and lyrics for “Over the Edge of the Grand Canyon” (commissioned by the National Parks Service), music for the new Nauvoo Visitors Center show “High Hopes and Riverboats” and more. Romney also scored and wrote the theme song for the documentary film “The Jonathan Heaton Springville Junior High School of the box. Austin was nominated by former Story” and narrated another documentary. ninth-graders Kate Southern and Austin teacher Adrienne Murray. She writes, As a teacher, he has taught songwriting Ewell received the Springville Mayor’s “Austin is an amazing young man who and music business classes at Brigham Recognition Award at November’s brings joy to the people he interacts with. Young University as well as guitar, songwriting Springville City Council meeting. Both He is charismatic, friendly, outgoing, kind and arranging for Salt Lake Community students are excellent examples in reaching and thoughtful.... Austin is willing he help College and the University of Utah out and making a difference in other’s everyone.” Extension Division. lives. We are so grateful for these students’ As a performer, he has more than 4,700
Kate was nominated by SJHS Dean of examples and congratulate their parents performances to his credit, both solo and Students Shauna Shepherd for her role as well: Janelle and Michael Southern and with the groups Enoch Train, Caboose, in establishing a “Bully Box” at SJHS Allison and Wayne Ewell. Nominations Willingly, Grouse Creek Lily and other ensembles. to help address concerns students might for Mayor’s Recognition Awards may be He plays guitar, bass, mandolin, have. Kate helped create posters and announcements made at: http://www.springville.org/mayorbanjo, accordion, percussion, dam tranh, so students would be awarerecognition-award/. bodhran and various other ethnic instruments and “just enough piano to get into trouble.”
As a storyteller, he is a passionate purveyor of pioneer portrayals in story and song with a storytelling DVD titled “Stories from the Mormon Pioneer National Heritage Area.” He recently was a featured teller at the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, the Old Capitol Arts and Living History Festival and the Panguitch Lake Fall Festival.
As a recording artist, he has two albums on Heritage Arts Recordings: “What I See” and “Set in Stone,” the latter with his band Willingly.
Springville Junior High School students Kate Southern and Austin Ewell are shown with Springville City Councilman Jason Miller. The two students were presented with Mayor’s Recognition Awards at a city council meeting in November.