The Tabernacle Choir Blog

May 2013 Articles

History of Music and the Spoken Word

For more than eight decades, nearly the lifetime of radio, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has presented a weekly program — Music and the Spoken Word — without interruption, giving voice to peace, hope, inspiration and the goodness of God. No other broadcast can claim such a heritage. 

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Tickets Still Available For Upper Midwest Tour

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir is packing up its trucks with luggage for 600, orchestra instruments, risers, sound system and wardrobe for its upcoming tour of the Upper Midwest June 12-21, 2013. The Choir and Orchestra will follow by plane. If you live in or near Columbus, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois; Milwaukee or Madison, Wisconsin or Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota – you can still get tickets for these live concerts. Grab them now.

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New Choir Album Prompts Contest for "Greatest Teacher"

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s newest album, Teach Me to Walk in the Light and Other Children’s Favorites, prompted Deseret Book, distributor of the Choir’s recordings, to create a contest for the “Greatest Primary Teacher in the World.” (Primary is the class for children in Sunday services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints). People submitted nominations to Deseret Book stores and on line for their greatest teacher.

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Orchestra at Temple Square

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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Igor Gruppman—Conductor

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Bryn Terfel And Choir To Team Up On CD Mothers Day Broadcast

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Deutsche Grammophon, one of the leading classical recording labels in the world, announced today that they will collaborate on a recording to be released on the Deutsche Grammophon label. The CD, slated for release worldwide in September 2013, will feature the Choir; its companion ensemble, the Orchestra at Temple Square; and internationally acclaimed baritone Bryn Terfel.

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New "Behind the Scenes" Video on Teach Me to Walk in the Light Ad

Teach Me to Walk in the Light, the latest Mormon Tabernacle Choir recording, is quickly becoming a favorite. This unprecedented collection of familiar Primary hymns-with all new arrangements-includes "If the Savior Stood Beside Me," "Give, Said the Little Stream," "Love One Another," and "I Know that My Savior Loves Me."

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