1. She Was the Singer Heard throughout the 1997 Blockbuster Film Titanic
Guest artists including The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square have been announced for the event honoring the 95th birthday of President Russell M. Nelson. The birthday event celebrates the influence of the Savior in the life of President Nelson and his lifelong service in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The celebration will be held on Friday, September 6 at 8:00 p.m. mountain daylight time at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City.
Do you love to sing? Have you dreamed of joining The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square? Listen to what these Choir members say about singing in this choir: “Music is what makes life wonderful,” says Choir member Joanne Andrus. “It brings happiness, peace, love, contentment, excitement, joy, and solace. Music touches every emotion and can heal in powerful ways.” Another Choir member Shauna Johnson added, “It is a unique experience to sing with the Choir and Orchestra. We do what we do because we love music and feel it is one of the best ways to change the world for the better.”
The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will present their annual Pioneer Day Concert “Music for a Summer Evening” held in conjunction with community celebrations on Friday and Saturday, July 19 and July 20, in the Conference Center at Temple Square at 8:00 p.m.
As each new year begins, future members of The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square continue a journey that actually began six months before in the warmth of summer when they submitted an application to join the Choir.
Many people dream of singing with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square but think it is out of their reach. The truth is that many people each year fulfill their dreams of becoming a part of the Choir. There are requirements that need to be met, but still, the Choir may not be as far out of reach as one might think.
You may not recognize the words, but those who have listened to Music & the Spoken Word broadcasts will immediately recognize the music of the closing theme: “As the Dew from Heaven Distilling.” In July 2019 Music & the Spoken Word marked its 90th year of continuous weekly broadcasting.
A call has gone out far and wide to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints regarding a new hymnbook and children’s songbook.