By Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com
IDAHO FALLS — Grammy-nominated violinist Jenny Oaks Baker and her family are visiting Idaho Falls for a dinner show this weekend.
Jenny Oaks Baker & Family Four will perform Friday, Aug. 20 at The Waterfront at Snake River Landing. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., dinner will be served at 7 p.m. and the performance begins at 7:45 p.m.
Baker began playing the violin at age four and made her solo orchestral debut in 1983 at the age of eight. She won several competition awards in her youth and has released twelve albums. Her first album, ‘On Wings of Song,’ was awarded two Pearl Awards from the FCMA. ‘Wish Upon a Star: A Tribute to the Music of Walt Disney,’ earned a nomination at the 54th Grammy Awards for Best Pop Instrumental Album.
Several of her albums have been listed on Billboard charts and Oaks has performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Strathmore Hall, the Library of Congress and as a guest soloist with the National Symphony, Jerusalem Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Utah Symphony, and the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square. She has also been featured in television and radio broadcasts nationwide.
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