The new video from The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square is a true gem! The video is set to the hymn “Have I Done Any Good?” a track from the album Let Us All Press On: Hymns of Praise and Inspiration, which is now available for pre-order. The album will be released on March 8, 2019.View Full Story
Stories about The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square’s 2018 Christmas concert continue to surface. Take the dancers, for example.
One hundred twenty dancers filled the stages and the aisles of the Conference Center. They performed with grace and polish in several different numbers during the Christmas concert in front of audiences of over 20,000 at each performance. They were dressed in elegant costumes of whites and creams with the girls bedecked in ribbons and ruffles and floating chiffon, each in an outfit made especially for them. They danced, glided, and twirled, adding beauty and movement to what was already an extraordinary program.View Full Story
Are you a Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square super fan? Do you refresh the YouTube channel to see if new videos have been uploaded? Would you like to be notified every time the Choir uploads a new video?
Some of you may have noticed a bell icon that appears when you subscribe to a YouTube channel—or perhaps a video prompted you to click the bell icon. This bell is your key to getting access to every new upload from the Choir, and it’s super easy.View Full Story
The start of the year brings 36 hopeful singers (15 women, 21 men) to this year’s Choir School and the opportunity to sing with the Temple Square Chorale—and ultimately to become members of The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.
This will be the last step of a months-long audition process that began last summer with a written application and voice recording submission, a music skills assessment test, and an in-person vocal audition and interview. Those who pass each level are invited to join the Choir’s 16-week training school, which is like a graduate course in choral singing but is sometimes thought of as a choral “boot camp.” The choir training also includes singing with the Temple Square Chorale. As in past years, this part of the training culminates in a concert by the Temple Square Chorale and Orchestra at Temple Square for the public on March 29 and 30 in the Salt Lake Tabernacle.View Full Story
On January 20, 2019, The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square is pleased to welcome back baritone Robert Sims for its weekly Music and the Spoken Word broadcast.
Sims was previously a guest on the Choir’s broadcast in 2011, when he performed “Is There Anybody Here Who Loves My Jesus?” “Glory, Glory Hallelujah,” and “I Got a Home in-a Dat Rock.” For this visit, Sims will perform “My Good Lord Done Been Here” and “Don’t Let Nobody Turn You Around.”View Full Story
Have you ever pictured yourself in the loft of the Conference Center during a Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square concert?
This could be your chance to fulfill your dream, because the Bells on Temple Square are holding auditions now! To apply for an audition you’ll need to submit a completed application before March 1, 2019.
“January—a perfect time to start all over again.”
The musical members of The Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, and Bells on Temple Square begin 2019 at full-speed this month!View Full Story
Thousands saw Kristin Chenoweth on stage with the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square during the Christmas season in 2018. They saw conductors Mack Wilberg and Ryan Murphy, organists Richard Elliott and Andrew Unsworth, the Bells on Temple Square, eight herald trumpeters, and over one hundered dancers.
But what about the performers who weren’t on stage, who work backstage, dress the stage, do the makeup and hair, direct the show from the production booth, and operate the cameras and the boom, capturing the concert on film? There are those who developed the concepts for the show, who managed the tickets, who skulked around the stage in black shirts so they wouldn’t be seen moving this and filming that; those who designed the set, choreographed the dancing, and sewed all the costumes, even the bugler’s banners. There is even a doctor at every performance. What we don’t see is the invisible cast of more than a hundred behind the scenes.View Full Story
What distinguished 2018 from any other year? A name change? A brilliant tour of the West Coast? Special concerts, new recordings? A Christmas spectacular? No question it was a year we will long remember, a year like no other. Here are 10 of our many accomplishments. This was a remarkable year!View Full Story
Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without music! Music is everywhere during the Christmas season as people gather to renew friendships, enjoy family, and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas music has the power to evoke memories of joyful childhood experiences, of families gathered around the Christmas tree, and of gift exchanges with dear friends.
Enjoy the music of Christmas this season with The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square—our gift to you!View Full Story