Nadaulds to speak at Southern Utah Heritage Choir Easter concert

ST. GEORGE – The Southern Utah Heritage Choir will present its annual Easter Concert Sunday. “Behold the Lamb of God” will be presented at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., in the St George Tabernacle. The concert will feature special Easter messages by Dixie State University Pres. Stephen D. Nadauld and his wife, Margaret Nadauld.

The choir will perform choral favorites such as: “Redeemer of Israel” arranged by Mack Wilburg, “My Comfort By Day.” “He Has Risen, Alleluia.” and “O Divine Redeemer.” The concert will conclude with Dan Forest’s stunning arrangement of “How Great Thou Art.”

Dr. Jason Swigert | Photo courtesy of the Southern Utah Heritage Choir, St. George News
Dr. Jason Swigert | Photo courtesy of the Southern Utah Heritage Choir, St. George News

Once again the Choir welcomes guest violinist, Dr. Jason Swigert as he performs “Mediation” from “Thais,” by Messenet, for this very special concert. Swigert graduated from Oregon Health and Sciences University and after medical school; he was commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force. He completed an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Utah and following active duty service as an Internal Medicine Physician for the 56th Medical Group at Luke Air Force Base, he joined Southwest Internal Medicine in St George.  Swigert and his wife, Nicole, have four daughters.

Dixie State University President Dr. Stephen Nadauld and Margaret Nadauld | Photo courtesy of the Southern Utah Heritage Choir, St. George News
Dixie State University President Dr. Stephen Nadauld and Margaret Nadauld | Photo courtesy of the Southern Utah Heritage Choir, St. George News

Dr. Stephen Nadauld, president of Dixie State University, is a native of Idaho Falls, Idaho, and earned a doctorate from UC-Berkeley, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a BA in Chemistry from BYU. Previousl, Nadauld served as president of Weber State University from 1985 to 1990. He has earned numerous honors: Outstanding Finance Professor while at Brigham Young University in 2002, the Silver Beaver Award from the Boy Scouts of America and many more. Currently, he serves as a board member for the O.C. Tanner Corporation. He and his wife Margaret served a mission in Geneva, Switzerland, from 2003 to 2006.

Margaret Nadauld was born and raised in Manti, Utah and attended Snow College and Brigham Young University, graduating with a degree in speech and English in 1967. She served as the general president of the Young Women for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and as president of the Utah chapter of the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. The Nadauls have seven sons and 29 grandchildren.

Please join the Heritage Choir on Easter Sunday for this inspiring evening of sacred music.  All concerts are free and open to the public.

Event details and ticket information

  • When: Sunday, April 20, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Where: St George Tabernacle
  • Admission: Free | Southern Utah Heritage Choir | Telephone: 435-673-5507

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