Jenny Oaks Baker, her husband Matthew, and their four children (Family Four), are from Salt Lake City, Utah. Dubbed America’s Violinist, Jenny is a Grammy Nominated, Billboard No. 1 performer and recording artist. She has released 19 studio albums which have sold nearly a million copies and consistently chart on Billboard.
Jenny Oaks Baker has performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Library of Congress, and as a guest soloist with The National Symphony, Jerusalem Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Utah Symphony, and the Tabernacle Choir on Temple Square. Her popular music videos can be viewed on her YouTube channel. She recently released her “Free at Last Medley” featuring Dr. Condoleezza Rice, who served as the 66th United States secretary of state from 2005 to 2009, and as the 20th national security advisor from 2001 to 2005.
Jenny Oaks Baker & Family Four have performed with orchestras throughout the United States. Jenny and her children have been performing together as a family since each child started playing their instruments when they were three or four years old.
Laura is 20 and plays the violin and percussion. She just returned from serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Portugal. Hannah is 18 and studies piano at The Royal Academy of Music in London. Sarah is 17 and plays the cello. Matthew is 15 and plays the classical and electric guitar.
On Saturday afternoon, 11 June 2022, Jenny Oaks Baker & Family Four will be performing at the 2022 North Star Conference.
According to North Star’s official website, the purpose of North Star is to be a spiritually uplifting resource for Latter-day Saint individuals and families addressing sexual orientation and gender identity. It is a faith-affirming resource for Latter-day Saints who desire to live in harmony with the teachings of Jesus Christ and the doctrines and values of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
North Star and its resources are also made available to empower individuals to help educate themselves, their family, friends, and Church leaders as they strive to become integrated more fully and lovingly into the Church community. The overarching message of North Star is that no one is alone in their desire to find balance, knowledge, and support.
The 2022 North Star Conference will take place from 9 – 11 June 2022, at the Salt Lake City Sheraton Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah. The theme of the conference is One in Christ. Registration and tickets are now available, and a person has the option of attending in person or virtually via a streaming option.
Various aspects of the LGBTQIA+/Same-Sex Attraction (SSA) experience within the context of the gospel of Jesus Christ will be discussed. Small group sessions will be available with special topics for Youth, Transgender, and Nonbinary folks, parents, and church leaders, as well as married men, gay/SSA men, and gay/SSA women. Most sessions are open to all attendees, but a few will be closed door for specific community groups discussing sensitive topics.