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CHRISTMAS CELLO DEBUT'S NUMBER 23 ON THE BILLBOARD CHARTS!

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Taylor Swift covers Viva La Vida and Entertainment Weekly credits Jon Schmidt's/Steven Sharp Nelson's arrangement
"LOVE STORY MEETS VIVA LA VIDA"
(CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ARTICLE)

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Steven Sharp Nelson to perform as the special guest artist at the Lyceum Music Festival in Park City

Steven will be performing with the Lyceum Music Festival Orchestra. On the program are some of his arrangments and compositions along with a commissioned piece written for the occasion by award-winning composer Sam Cardon.

Date of Performance:
July 30, 2011

For more information CLICK HERE

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CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF UPCOMING CONCERTS

PAST NEWS AND EVENTS

ANNOUNCING STEVEN SHARP NELSON'S NEWEST ALBUM
CHRISTMAS CELLO
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"Billboard chart veteran, YouTube star, and award-winning cellist Steven Sharp Nelson combines his unique percussion-cello sound and melodic, emotional arrangements into this, his third album. Lush 16-cello arrangements of beloved Christmas tunes such as Silent Night beautifully balance syncopated, percussive arrangements of Carol of the Bells and We Three Kings.  Fresh settings of unconventional Christmas tunes such as Simple Gifts and Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring round-out the appealing variety of Christmas Cello. Steven Sharp Nelson is again joined by his friends Jon Schmidt, Paul Cardall, Marshall McDonald and others in a collaborative mix of talent. This album embodies the Christmas season—the excitement of gift-giving and the warmth of lasting memories."

STEVEN SHARP NELSON
IN CONCERT

Nov 6
7:00 PM
Chamber Theatre
Sandy City Hall

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE --
CLICK HERE or over the phone by calling

801-568-ARTS

Featuring special guest apperances and debut performances of tunes off of Steven Sharp Nelson's
new album "CHRISTMAS CELLO"

SEATING IS VERY LIMITED

Address of venue:
10000 S Centennial Pkwy in Sandy, UT

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The Bennion Center is hosting its first-ever
Summer Benefit Concert

Tuesday, August 3rd at 7:30pm in the
University of Utah Union Ballroom

Jon Schmidt, classical style new age composer and pianist,
will be playing alongside our very own Steven Sharp Nelson,
Bennion Center alum and award winning composer and cellist.

General Admission tickets are just $15 each.
Tickets for U of U students and
children under 18 are just $10 each.


General Admission tickets can be purchased in a 10 ticket
value pack for $100, saving you more than 30%!

Children under the age of 5 are FREE! All proceeds go to benefit the
Lowell Bennion Community Service Center.

Tickets can be purchased securely online by clicking here
or at the Bennion Center in the Union Building, Room 101.

There will be an Alumni Reception from 5:30-7:30pm in the Bennion Center.

*Click here to see Jon Schmidt and Steven Sharp Nelson in action!*


 

Feb 23-Mar 3, 2010

PHILLIPINES Concert Tour with Jon Schmidt (Sponsored by ENCORE) -

more information

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Don't miss the CELEBRATE LIFE BENEFIT CONCERT WITH PAUL CARDALL FEB 15 ABRAVANEL HALL

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Jan 29, 2010 Hawaii (Oahu) -- Concert with Jon Schmidt - more information

December, 2009

Highlights from the Christmas Concert tour with Jon Schmidt

Playing to 15,000 in the Energy Solutions Arena

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Three sell-out Concerts at Kingsbury Hall

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August 31, 2009

LOVE STORY REMIX

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While LOVE STORY MEETS VIVA LA VIDA continues to reach new audiecnes worldwide, now at nearly 3,000,000 hits, Coldplay still has yet to give permission to do anything with the tune beyond Youtube and concert performance. Jon Schmidt promised his audience a new album at the the Thankgsgiving Point concert so Jon and Steve went back into the studio (late at night) and shot an entirely new video of the "REMIX"--Love Story Meets Love Story. In it, the Viva La Vida section is replaced by a new ending that climaxes using the Love Story themes and motives.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH NOW!

August 27, 2009

RADIO INTERVIEW

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LISTEN to Steven Sharp Nelson's interview about TENDER MERCIES with FM100's Steven Kapp Perry

May 22, 2009

LOVE STORY MEETS VIVA LA VIDA AT 1,000,000 HITS!

Jon Schmidt and Steven Sharp Nelson's mishmash of Taylor Swift's "Love Story" and Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" is at the top of the YouTube charts! Stay tuned for the MP3 download and sheet music.

IN THE TOP TEN OF INTERNET VIDEOS!

May 19, 2009

STEVEN SHARP NELSON TO PERFORM WITH WILLIAM JOSEPH

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Steven Sharp Nelson will be soloing with William Joseph in his upcoming concerts on May 28th and May 30th.

William Joseph's site

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April 07, 2009

Steven Sharp Nelson joined Peter Breinholt, Ryan Shupe & The Rubberband, Colors, Kurt Bestor, David Tolk, and host Sam Payne to celebrate Living for Eden, a benefit concert for their friend and fellow musician Paul Cardall while he awaits a heart transplant. It was a sell out crowd in the 3000 seat venue at Cottonwood High School. Thank you to everyone who support our friend during this difficult time.

April 1, 2009


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Marshall McDonald and Steven Sharp Nelson's sheet music is now available through Maywood Music.

 

Visit www.maywoodmusic.com to

    • Order recently released sheet music books
    • Download free sheet music
    • Listen to audio clips of sheet music before you buy it
    • Sign-up for future music updates and new releases

New Sheet Music Books Include:

Sacred Hymns, Vol. 1

This set features a piano accompaniment book (with solo instrument cue line) and a separate solo booklet for either violin, cello or viola. Additional solo parts can be purchased separately as the piano accompaniment is the same for all solo parts.

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All sheet music books, as well as individual songs, are also available for purchase as PDFs (digital files) and can be downloaded immediately.

To contact Maywood Music, email us at info@maywoodmusic.com

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March 21, 2009

AFRICA, Steven Sharp Nelson's most recent symphony recently received a presitigous national award. CLICK HERE to read more.

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AFRICA was originally commissioned by the Orchestra of Southern Utah funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. Since it's premiere in February of 2009, it has been downloaded over 40 million times.

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August Miller, Deseret News
Marshall McDonald, on piano, and Steven Sharp Nelson, on cello, have composed and recorded several works together.

In the News

Utah pianist, cellist working together to make beautiful music by Carma Wadley, The Deseret Morning News

"When they first met, Marshall McDonald and Steven Sharp Nelson felt like they fell into the middle of a friendship.

They were both music majors at the University of Utah, and although they didn't have any classes together, they were involved in extracurricular musical activities.

"We had an immediate personal bond as well as a musical bond," says Nelson. "Music adds such sweetness to friendship. When we perform together, it's like we are both on a higher ground." McDonald plays the piano and Nelson the cello, so they can easily make beautiful music together."

Click Here to read the rest of the article

November 21, 2009

Tender Mercies by Steven Sharp Nelson

Stone Angel Music Store

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TENDER MERCIES: The Sacred Cello Series is NOW IN STORES!

Steven Sharp Nelson delivers another powerful collection of reverent interpretations of various inspirational cello pieces. This album will help create an atmosphere of peace and solace in your home or where-ever you may be. Featuring the China Philharmonic Orchestra and several award winning artists; Jon Schmidt, Paul Cardall, Marshall McDonald, Ryan Tilby, and Ryan Stewart.

Listen to the mp3 samples at http://store.sacredcello.com

1. Lead Kindly Light
2. Come, Come, Ye Saints (Featuring the China Philharmonic Orchestra)
3. Gabriel's Oboe (Featuring Composer Ryan Stewart)
4. Simple Gifts (Featuring guitarist Ryan Tilby)
5. Tender Mercies (Featuring the China Philharmonic Orchestra)
6. Without You (Featuring pianist Paul Cardall)
7. Thanks Be to Thee
8. New World (Featuring pianist Jon Schmidt)
9. Homeward Bound (Featuring the China Philharmonic Orchestra & Pianist Marshall McDonald)
10. Praise to the Man (Featuring guitarist Ryan Tilby)

Produced by Steven Sharp Nelson

 
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