LDSTech Conference live music
During the LDSTech Conference, several music groups will be playing during lunch time on Thursday and Friday: Rusted Partner, Mike Bowers, and Craig & Tamilisa Miner. Rusted Partner will perform on the outdoor patio just outside the ROB cafeteria both Thursday and Friday. Mike Bowers will play the piano indoors on Thursday, and Craig & Tamilisa Miner will perform indoors on Friday. All music groups will be performing during lunch, which begins at noon. Here's a little more information about each group.
Rusted Partner, a band consisting of all ICS employees, plays a variety of classic rock and pop songs. Band members include:
- Kurt Olsen – lead vocals & keyboards
- Chris Ishoy – vocals and drums
- Anthony Hart – lead guitar
- Daryl Crook — bass guitar
Craig & Tamilisa Miner
Craig and Tamilisa Miner both grew up playing bluegrass/folk music with their families and various bands. In 2008 they met while playing music in two separate bands at the same gig, and their music performing began together.
Craig has traveled nationally playing banjo and other instruments with the popular group Ryan Shupe & the RubberBand since 1996. In addition to being a musician, Tamilisa is a media producer and actor. She works in the Media Services Department. Craig and Tamilisa married in August of 2010 and wish to have a family band one day.
Michael Bowers is a principal engineer. He is the Church’s enterprise data architect. He has spent over twenty years is an architect, developer, database engineer, and author. He is the author of Pro CSS and HTML Design Patterns, published by Apress (1st edition 2007, 2nd edition 2011). He has a Bachelor of Music Composition at Brigham Young University and an ABD PhD in Music Theory from Florida State University. He loves playing piano and composing music.