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Alex Boyé brings African flavor to choir and orchestra Pioneer Day commemoration concert

Alex Boyé brings African flavor to choir and orchestra Pioneer Day commemoration concert

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The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square welcomed back an old friend for this year’s Pioneer Day Commemoration Concerts July 14 and 15.

Alex Boyé, recording artist and YouTube sensation, was the guest artist for the concerts in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City.

Boyé, who was an 11th hour substitute for the previously scheduled guest artist who canceled due to scheduling conflicts, told of checking Facebook one morning when a “memory” photo popped up on his timeline from the days when he was a member of the choir.

“As I sat there looking at that picture I thought to myself, ‘Boy, I really miss singing with those guys!’” he recalled as he greeted the audience July 14.

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