The Tanner Gift of Music Series Takes Emmy Award for Special Event Coverage

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 13, 2014 — The Tanner Gift of Music series, a musical event that was established and endowed by The O.C. Tanner Company in 1983, was honored with an Emmy award from the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

“The O.C. Tanner Company and the Tanner families are delighted to learn of the Emmy Award for the James Taylor concert! That very popular event was performed live on two evenings, free of charge, to members of the public,” said Carolyn Tanner Irish, Chair of the Board, O.C. Tanner Company. “It was the 16th offering of the Tanner Gift of Music series, endowed by Grace and Obert Tanner in 1983. We congratulate and thank James Taylor, the Utah Symphony, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and BYU Broadcasting for their collaborative talents and efforts!”

The free annual community musical event, titled: Mormon Tabernacle Choir Presents an Evening with James Taylor, was honored within the Special Event Coverage (other than news or sports)–Live or Edited category.

“Our partnerships with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, BYU Broadcasting and O.C. Tanner corporation continue to exemplify how the power of music and community can change lives,” said Melia Tourangeau, Utah Opera President and CEO. “We could not be more proud of the Emmy win! Congratulations to all involved.”

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