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Yvonne Wall: Bio

Pianist/ Guitarist/ and Singer-Songwriter

Yvonne has performed continually for a number of years at St. George’s Community Celebrations such as First Night, the Arts Festivals, The County Fair, The Ancestor Square Concert Series, etc. She plays occasionally in the SLC area at Thanksgiving Point and in the Borders Bookstore in Provo and SLC.

When she’s not performing original songs, she’s playing favorite vintage tunes of her child hood from the likes of Frank Sinatra, Eddie Arnold & Patti Page to songs from her adolescence by James Taylor, and Beth Nielson Chapman just to mention a few.

KITCHEN TABLE CD - This is a collection of some of her most requested original songs, a few new creations and a couple of favorite cover tunes.

SUSWA VOLUME I - This is a compilation of all original music from contributing members of Southern Utah Song Writer’s Association. 2006

BREEZE - TSSA 2006 Timpanogas Singer Songwriter Alliance compilation CD.

SUSWA II SINGER SONGWRITER 2008 - Another compilation of some southern Utah homegrown music.

A CARE & SHARE CHRISTMAS- A Christmas compilation CD that Wall also produced to raise over $65,000 of critical funds for the Dixie Care and Share, a food bank and shelter for the homeless. It includes of some of Utah's best artists.

A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS- A second Christmas compilation CD that Wall produced to benefit both the Dixie Care and Share and The Dove Center. It also includes the best of Utah!

COMMISSIONED MUSIC - “Rise Above It All” for Hero Series Video, Kim Veritcally Challenged, by movie and film-maker Eric Hendershot. It can be found at Deseret Book.

"Casper" and "The Handcart" Santa Clara Swiss Days Sesquicentennial Celebration 2011

SONG WRITING COMPETITIONS - TBS Song Writer’s Competition 2005 - 1st place Inspirational “Michael’s Song”
TBS Song Writer’s Competition 2005 - 2nd place country “Kitchen Table”
Mormon Arts Festival 1998- Honorable Mention “Michael’s Song”
"Yvonne gives a warm presentation with her easy effortless voice of silver that wraps around her lyrics of love and family. Her original songs are of hope and wistfulness and the virtues of courage and persistence." - Carolyn McDonald

Yvonne Wall - SUSWA

Yvonne Wall and Sam Payne co-founded Southern Utah Song Writers Association - SUSWA which began in 2002.
Yvonne is a native of southern Utah, wife, mom, and who would believe grandmother.

It is through her efforts that SUSWA existed after 2005 when many of the original members tended to work endeavors and family.

Yvonne found a way, to somehow balance her family and personal life and find time to keep SUSWA moving too. She’s a great asset to the organization because she knows so much about the community and her energy level is always in high gear.

Wall was instrumental in producing all of SUSWA’s CD projects, she’s the photographer at nearly all of SUSWA’s events , and designs the posters and fliers too. She is SUSWA’s Secretary / Treasurer and was key to SUSWA’s filing for incorporation, and applying and receiving 501c-3 non-profit status at the end of 2009. Yvonne is an exceptional speaker and her emcee talents go unmatched.

She is also a wonderful singer / songwriter plays both the guitar and piano, and has performed throughout Utah at various events.

SUSWA’s Dixie Care & Share Benefit Concert in 2010 at Dixie State College was scripted, managed, and narrated by Yvonne, which guaranteed its success. She has a deep love of songwriting and music, and is always willing to help anyone get started.
- Rich Panessa