ARTABAN The Other Wiseman

Daniel Carter

Composer & Lyricist

EXPERIENCE

 

MUSIC PUBLISHER AND AUDIO PRODUCER

 

Dan Carter Music Company

Salt Lake City, UT

September 1980 to present

 

Compose, produce, and publish music for such projects as: former Senator Jake Garn’s reelection campaign (1986), a stage musical at Robert Redford’s Sundance Theater (45 performances, 1980), music for various videos (winner of two regional awards), record albums, and music printed in the LDS Church’s Hymns and Children’s Songbook (published 1985 and 1989 respectively, several million copies sold). “Come unto Him” and other compositions by Dan Carter, performed by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir several times on their weekly broadcasts of Music and the Spoken Word. Over 9 dozen pieces of sheet music currently in print, with over 2 dozen recorded compositions.

 

EDUCATION

 

B.A. in Music Composition and Studio Production

Brigham Young University, Provo, UT August 1985

 

SUPPORT AREAS

 

Outstanding College Students of America: nominated 1988.

 

Most Outstanding Young Men of America: nominated by the Jaycees of America, 1981 and 1987.

 

Most Outstanding Art Student of the Year, Caldwell High, 1974.

 

Scholarship in graphic arts, Ricks College, 1974.

 

Winner of several college, church and state sponsored creative writing contests.

 

Various articles, poems and editorials (about a dozen) published in LDS Church magazines, artistic and musical newsletters, journals and periodicals 1978 to present.

 

One Act play, In the Money, produced and performed at BYU, 1988 (2 performances.)

 

Approximately 3 dozen music compositions published in LDS Church magazines, 1978 to present.

 

EDITOR ASSISTANT, (VOLUNTARY SERVICE)

 

General Music Committee of LDS Church

Salt Lake City, UT

October 1986 to February 2004

 

Edit text and music, make corrections and alterations, and proofread manuscripts in preparation for publication; judge Church Music Contests; consult and assist in design; liaison between Music and service agencies.

 

CURRENT EMPLOYER

 

MUSIC PUBLISHING TEAM LEADER

 

Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

 

Salt Lake City, UT

April 1989 to present

 

Engrave and produce sheet music for hymnbooks, children’s songbooks, periodical magazines etc., in over 100 languages.

 

 

PRODUCTION

 

Daniel Carter - Composer & Lyricist

Justin Bills - Musical Director

Mike Carson - Accompanist

Michael Jesse Bennett - Narrator

Stoker White - Recording

Soularium Studios

Dan Freed - Artist

 

SOLOISTS

 

Artaban - Dallyn Bayles

Darius - Darrell Babidge

Sariah - Cecily Ellis-Bills

Philo - Justin Bills

Kaveh - Bradley Lever

Raechel - Grace Bjarnson

Tziporah - Samantha Gibbons

Older Tziporah - Gwen Juvenal

 

CHORUSES

 

Chorus - Children's

Chorus - Men's

Chorus - Women's