Unforgettable Christmas with Jenny Oaks Baker & Mattie June

Monday, December 2

7:30pm · Idaho Falls Civic Center for the Performing Arts

$35 premium · $18 standard

Jenny Oaks Baker and Family Four 

Jenny Oaks Baker is a Grammy Nominated, Billboard No. 1 performer and recording artist. She received her Master of Music degree from the renowned Juilliard School in New York City and her Bachelor’s Degree in violin performance from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

She has performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Strathmore Hall, the Library of Congress and as a guest soloist with the National Symphony, Jerusalem Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Utah Symphony, and the internationally acclaimed Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Over the years Jenny has collaborated with such luminaries as Gladys Knight, Kurt Bestor, Marvin Hamlisch, and the former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

Jenny has released fourteen studio albums since 1998. They have sold nearly half a million copies and consistently chart on Billboard.  Jenny’s emotionally stirring music has also been featured on the soundtracks of many films, and her popular music videos can be viewed on her Youtube Channel.   Jenny, her husband Matthew, and their four children reside in SLC, UT. 

Jenny Oaks Baker & Family Four have performed throughout the United States including performances in Abravanel Hall in SLC, Stevens Performing Arts Center in Idaho, on the Hour of Power TV Show broadcast worldwide from California, for Ambassador's Wives at the Congressional Club in Washington DC, for the Music Educator’s Rally at the Utah State Capital, for the Washington DC Temple Festival of Lights, for the World Congress of Families IX and at First Night On Temple Square. They have also performed the National Anthem for the Days of Forty-Seven Rodeo at the Vivint Smart Home Arena, for First Night at Temple Square and soloed with The Millennial Choirs and Orchestra and The Lyceum Philharmonic.  Jenny Oaks Baker & Family Four are also featured on the CD "My Home Can Be A Holy Place", and on a Mormon Channel music video, performing "Love Is Spoken Here". In June and July 2017, Jenny and Family Four will perform with throughout Austria and Asia. Their debut album will be released this Fall. 

Laura is 15 and plays the violin and percussion.   She studies violin with Leonard Braus and percussion with Heath Wolf.  Hannah is 14, plays the piano and studies with Dr Irene Peery-Fox.  Sarah is 12, plays the cello and studies with Dr Alison Wells. Matthew is 10 and plays the classical & electric guitar. He studies classical guitar with Douglas Rogers and electric guitar with Larry Green.  Jenny and her children have been performing together as a family since each child started playing their instruments when they were three or four years old. Their father, Matt Baker is very musical, and enjoys being a DJ when he is not working as a Sales Executive. He also helps with all the necessary sound equipment for the Baker Family, pays for lessons and is incredibly supportive of his artistic wife. 

Mattie June

In addition to her career in music, Mattie is a private high school French and Photography teacher, volunteers for charity (Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep) and most notably is the mother to her two beautiful daughters, Lily and Lochlan.

Mattie attended high school in France, graduated in 2004, and continued on to receive a Bachelor's of Music Education from BYU-Idaho in 2008.  Mattie also studied at the Conservatory in Grenoble, France.

Mattie has performed as Mary in Savior of the World with BYU-Idaho, Belle in The Christmas Carol at the Hale Center Theatre, Belle in Beauty and the Beast and the Fairy God Mother in Cinderella  with the Utah Children's Theatre, Lilly in The Secret Garden at The Centerpoint Legacy Theatre, Millie in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at the Four Seasons Theatre, and Marguerite in The Scarlet Pimpernel  for Music Theatre West.

Mattie has been featured on Garth Smith's "A Sacred Christmas" available at Deseret Book.  Her genres include country, pop, musical theater, classical, and opera.  A concert with Mattie is motivational and inspirational.  Come listen to her share her gift.