ARTABAN The Other Wiseman

Justin Bills

Musical Director

Justin Bills is originally from Los Angeles, CA. He graduated from BYU with a bachelors in music. He taught at The Music School in American Fork, Utah and at West Jordan High School in Salt Lake City (choir, private voice, piano) before assuming the position of director of Choral Arts and co-director of Musical Theater at Salem Hills High School in Salem, Utah, where he both musical directs and directs.

 

Justin has musical directed the Navuoo Young Performing Missionaries musical, High Hopes and Riverboats and recently conducted the choir for the October 2011 Priesthood Session of LDS General Conference.

 

Justin has also done a significant amount of performing throughout the country. Recently, he and his wife were young artists with the Ohio Light Opera at the College of Wooster.

 

Some of his favorite roles include “Phantom” in Maury Yeston’s Phantom of the Opera, “Percy” in The Scarlett Pimpernel, “Anthony” in Sweeney Todd, and “Riff” in West Side Story.

 

Justin holds a bachelor’s degree in music and is currently working on his master’s in choral conducting at Brigham Young University.

 

Justin and his wife, Cecily live with their brand new baby in Spanish Fork.

 

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