You Matter to Him

Auditorium

Auditorium

You Matter to Him

Begin your journey of the Worlds Without Number: God’s Infinite Creation exhibit with a 15-minute video. Highlighting excerpts from talks by Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The video is professionally narrated against a spectacular backdrop of astronomy images. Accompanying music is performed by acclaimed professional musicians Jenny Oaks Baker and Kurt Bestor.

Credits – Visitors’ Center Auditorium Presentation

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Learn More About the Musicians

Jenny Oaks Baker
Jennyoaksbaker, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Jenny Oaks Baker

Jenny began playing the violin at age four and made her solo
orchestral debut in 1983 when she was only eight years old.
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.

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Kurt Bestor

Bestor is perhaps best known for his innovative interpretation of seasonal carols found in his popular 5 CD boxed set “The Complete Kurt Bestor Christmas,” and his haunting musical prayer for peace “Prayer of the Children,” the Utah based composer and performer launched his career writing music for television and movies. His credits include more than 40 film scores and more than 40 themes for national TV programs and commercials.

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Kurt Bestor
Image Courtesy of Kurt Bestor, KurtBestor.com

Learn More About the Narrators

Ruth Todd

Ruth worked for 25 years as a television news anchor and reporter throughout the United States. She also taught broadcast journalism at BYU and served as a Church spokesperson and a member of the media team for the Church’s Public Affairs Department. She is currently senior vice president of global public affairs for a health and wellness company. Ruth serves on several community boards and is a host for The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square’s weekly broadcast, Music & the Spoken Word. She has served as a stake Young Women president, counselor in Young Women and Relief Society presidencies, Gospel Doctrine teacher, and stake girls’ camp director.

Bruce Lindsay

Bruce Lindsay was in the second grade when he wrote his first Christmas story for The Plymouth School News. His interest in writing led to a career in journalism as an Emmy Award-winning reporter and newscaster. Decades of presenting current events to large television audiences never brought him more satisfaction than reading Christmas stories aloud to his children and grandchildren. Bruce received an MBA from the University of Utah. His favorite places to write are on a ship or on a train or in the shade on his back porch.

Jenny Oaks Baker
From Wikipedia Commons

Jenny Oaks Baker

Jenny began playing the violin at age four and made her solo
orchestral debut in 1983 when she was only eight years old.
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.

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