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Composer and arranger, Michelle Willis, is a registered Utah Arts Council
artist, as well as a member of the Utah Composers Guild. She has received compositional training from Barlow Bradford, Nathan Hofheins, Darwin Wolford, Daniel Gawthrop and Roger W. Ames and has won several com- positional awards from the LDS Church Music Submission Contest.
Michelle Willis is a graduate of Ricks College and Boise State University. She has applied her Bachelor of Arts degree in Choral Music Education to compose over 60 original works performed by ensembles for audiences in: Boston, Massachusetts; Temple Square-Salt Lake City, Utah; Ann Morrison Fine Arts Center-Boise, Idaho; Brigham Young University-Provo, Utah; Bar- rus Concert Hall-BYU-Idaho campus; Las Vegas Convention Center; and Vi- enna, Austria.
In addition to her work as a composer, Mrs. Willis participates in her com- munity as a resident composer for the Utah Symphony/Utah Opera Educa- tional Outreach Division, where she has assisted with music for more than 20 children’s operas. She has served on the Herriman Arts Council since 2005 and has written 4 original stage productions for her community. She has directed several community choirs and orchestras, and finds great joy in conducting. She has served as an adjudicator for music e