Photos: Governor raises the baton with Utah Symphony to kick off national parks tour

Published August 12, 2014 11:01 am

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Gov. Gary Herbert led the Utah Symphony in rehearsing John Philip Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever" at the orchestra's final rehearsal Monday before its Mighty 5 Tour, a series of free performances and educational activities in Utah's five national parks. "With a little help from Maestro Thierry Fischer, who knows what I could do?" the governor, who received a short coaching from the Utah Symphony music director, mused after the rehearsal.