The Music of Crawford Gates

Deseret News

Crawford Gates has become a well-known name in music circles. Maybe you know it as the composer of the centennial musical "Promised Valley." Maybe you know it as the composer of music for the Hill Cummorah Pageant.

Brighton High School Orchestra Commissions Gates

Deseret News

Few high school orchestras get the thrill of commissioning a work by a renowned local composer.
Few high school orchestras get the excitement of presenting a world premiere of a piece written especially for them.
Then again, composer Crawford Gates says, few high school orchestras are as large, as competent and have such an insightful director as the one at Brighton High School. Working with them, he says, "has been a wonderful experience."

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