Kickoff a Magical Christmas Season with the UBOC Concerts Saturday

Under the baton of guest conductor Dr. Anthony Maiello, the Uintah Basin Orchestra and Chorus will warm hearts this Saturday during two Christmas concerts. Dr. Maiello arrived in Vernal on Thursday and worked his magic during a special rehearsal that night. Dr. Maiello is the Artistic Director and Conductor of the American Festival Pops Orchestra in Washington, D.C. who conducts on a world stage and is also known for his own musical compositions. For a chance at tickets for this weekend’s event, visit


Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.