Lottie Peterson Johnson
Lottie Johnson is an intern for the Deseret News. She was raised in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and studied English and violin performance at Brigham Young University. She is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Mass Communications at BYU. She is an aspiring banjo player, enjoys traveling to China and loves spending time with her husband.
Jun 6, 2019 7:00 am MDTThis 22-year-old country singer won over Marie Osmond. Now, she hopes to win over Utah with her upcoming show Country-pop singer Abby Anderson of Nashville opens for Rob Thomas, lead singer of Matchbox Twenty, on the rocker's Chip Tooth Tour. She'll perform at The Depot in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, June 11.
May 19, 2019 7:00 am MDT250 teens, 5 high schools, 1 Facebook Live concert — Thierry Fischer is about to lead Utah's first 'Super Orchestra' The 90 young musicians in rehearsal were riveted. When they weren’t playing and taking Thierry Fischer’s advice to heart, they were silent, absorbing every word the Swiss conductor had for them.
May 14, 2019 11:55 am MDTTheater review: PTC's 'Grease' is nothing like the movie. Here's why that's a good thing It might’ve worked for “beauty school dropout” Frenchy, but after seeing Pioneer Theatre Company’s production of the musical “Grease,” even a hilariously blunt and sparkly opera-singing Teen Angel couldn’t persuade me to go back to high school.
May 12, 2019 7:00 am MDTThis Chinese composer traveled the transcontinental railroad. Now, Utah Symphony will play what he discovered Chinese American composer Zhou Tian didn’t know much about the railroad’s history, so to compose his piece, he needed firsthand experience; he needed to see and travel along the route.