The Mormon Tabernacle Choir
The iconic Mormon Tabernacle Choir has been called “America’s Choir” by U.S. presidents and citizens alike. With 360 members, all of whom are volunteers, the choir has been singing and inspiring for a century. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has performed at World’s Fairs and expositions, at inaugurations of U.S. presidents, in acclaimed concert halls from Australia and Europe to Asia and the Middle East, on television broadcasts, and now on YouTube and Facebook.
Its radio show “Music and the Spoken Word” has produced an inspirational Sunday program for over 70 years, and was inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame and the National Radio Hall of Fame. The first airing was in June 1929, and the show has broadcast uninterrupted ever since.
Many guest artists have joined the Choir on the program and spoken of their experience. Angela Lansbury said that being on stage with the Choir might mirror what the viewers experience: “They kind of get under your skin and you just want to be around them. They exude so much warmth and love and such a wonderful spirit of giving.”
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It has been a decade since the last auditions were held for a Tabernacle organist. With the recent auditions complete, the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir announced on Monday, 22 January 2018, that Dr. Brian Mathias will be joining the current organ staff. According...read more
The holiday season will soon be upon us and the annual holiday performances by the world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir will be held on December 14-16, 2017, in the Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah. Joining the Choir will be the Orchestra...read more
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Mormon Tabernacle Choir director Mack Wilberg is known for his ability to direct the voices of angels, but his recent project takes place somewhere unexpected - the Utah State Prison. Earlier this year, David Aguirre reached out to Wilberg in the hopes of finding a...read more