Check Out The American Fork Arts Institute
June 21, 2018

Check Out The American Fork Arts Institute

American Fork is a step above other communities when it comes to the arts. As a division of the Timpanogos Arts Foundation, the American Fork Arts Institute offers versatile programs and a robust music theater. And, it's located just minutes away from our American Fork apartments.

About

American Fork Arts Institute was placed under the umbrella of the Timpanogos Arts Foundation in 2011 with the mission of "providing leadership and encouragement for artistic and cultural excellence," and indeed it has. The arts and music programs for both children and adults are some of the best in Utah.

Music is the cornerstone of the Arts Institute and it highlights several exciting events throughout the year.

Here are a few of the organizations that host amazing live performances:

The American Fork Symphony

The American Fork Symphony had its start in 1994 under the expert hand of Conductor Dr. Gordon Childs. Since then it has flourished and enriched the musical culture of American Fork and the surrounding communities. The symphony consists of 90 members from the area and is considered a professional-level ensemble.

The Wasatch Show Band

The Wasatch Show Band is a popular jazz, funk, and swing band under the direction of award-winning musician, John Miller. The 2-piece show band plays a lively medley of rock, pop, and old-style jazz that has audiences dancing in the aisles. The music is unique and comprises of guitar, piano, vocals, horns, and a prized Hammond organ.

The Timpanogos Chorale

The Timpanogos Chorale has been around since 1963 surviving several changes along the way. The choir has performed at venues and festivals all around Utah including the Golden Spike Centennial celebration. If you're looking to show off your pipes, the group encourages singers to audition anytime.

Other Programs

American Fork Arts Institute also has an active and well-loved community theater as well as a youth theater. Both lead workshops for participants in dance, acting, and musical technique. It serves as a wonderful community hub for creatives. The Visual Arts Group brings traditional arts to the forefront with exhibitions and classes. Photography, painting, ceramics, and jewelry are only a fraction of what is showcased. It's a win-win for the community.

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