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Board Members

Board President/Manager
Cornelia Manwaring is pleased to help establish the Nebo Holiday Chorus and Orchestra in 2017. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the Franz Liszt Academy in Weimar, Germany and a Master of Arts degree in Music Education (MusicMedicine) from Brigham Young University. Mrs. Manwaring has been active in choral singing, conducting and accompanying all her life. She teaches German at Utah Valley University and runs her own private music studio at home. She calls Spanish Fork her home since 2014.

Artistic Director

Kameron Kavanaugh is a native of Payson, UT. He currently serves as the Director of Choirs at Spanish Fork Jr. High School. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Choral Music Education from Brigham Young University-Idaho and his Master’s degree in Choral Conducting from Brigham Young University where he studied with Dr. Andrew Crane and Rosalind Hall. As a member of BYU Singers, he has had the opportunity to perform with such groups as the King’s Singers and Tenebrae. Mr. Kavanaugh was a finalist in the annual Raymond W. Brock Student Composition Competition hosted by the ACDA.

Artistic Co-Director

Margaret Larson has been involved in orchestral music all her life. She holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Utah State University. Since her elementary school days she has participated in summer music camps, all-state orchestras, special ensembles, and university orchestras. She taught in the Nebo School District for 17 years and is now retired. She has been a member of the Utah Valley Symphony for over 25 years and is currently serving as principal violist in that group. She also has over 30 years experience of choral conducting. She moved to Spanish Fork with her family in 1992.


Jolyn Whittaker, CPA, brings more than 25 years in diverse tax, financial, and business experience to her role as a Certified Public Accountant. She graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University in 1992 with her Masters of Accountancy degree, Tax Emphasis, and a Bachelor's of Science degree. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Utah Society of Certified Public Accountants. Ms. Whittaker enjoys working with numbers and especially loves spending time with her family.

Secretary (2018-2019)

Lisa DaNae Dayley has a BA from Brigham Young University in advertising and has owned her own media creation and graphic design business, Dayley Creations, for over 20 years. She has authored several books including "Photoshop Bible". She loves to sing and is thrilled to be a member of the Nebo Holiday Chorus and Orchestra. Using her graphic design and computer skills to help out as the secretary of NHCO is a privilege. She is thrilled to have found such an enjoyable and meaningful way to contribute to her community. She and her husband, Brad, have four boys, two beautiful daughters-in-law and one grandson.

Chair of Charitable Giving

Rachael Fraser ...

Secretary (2017-2018)

Christy Banz is a stay-at-home mom who believes strongly in the power of music. She plays the flute and has been part of many outstanding performing groups throughout her life. A native of Roy, Utah, Christy has lived in Spanish Fork since 2015. She studied Economics and Business Management at Brigham Young University. After graduating she worked as a secretary for the Ensign magazine until she turned her full-time attention to raising children.