Choir Rehearsals

July 9, 2021 Update:

The Tabernacle Choir organization will gradually return to its usual schedule of rehearsals and broadcasts on Temple Square. Audiences will not be invited to join them until after the second week of October.

Initial Rehearsals and Broadcasts (Closed to the public)

Aug. 26 (Th)

The Choir will begin Thursday night rehearsals (with no public audience)

Sep. 19 (Su)

The weekly Music & the Spoken Word program will begin live broadcasts Sunday mornings (with no public audience)

Oct. 2-3 (Sa, Su)

The Choir will sing at 3 sessions of general conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (with no public audience) 

Regular Rehearsal Schedule (Open to the public)

Oct. 7 (Th)

The Choir and Orchestra return to regular Thursday night rehearsals open to the public

Oct 10 (Su)

The weekly Music & the Spoken Word program returns to live broadcasts Sunday mornings open to the public

Beginning Thursday, October 7, Choir rehearsals are open to the public from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Tabernacle; beginning Sunday, October 10 broadcast rehearsals are open to the public beginning at 8:30 a.m.; the weekly 30-minute live broadcast begins at 9:30 a.m.  Guests must be seated by 9: 15 a.m. 

All visitors must follow local government recommendations and regulations. If you have been vaccinated, no face masks will be required. Those who have not yet received COVID-19 vaccinations must wear face masks.  

Exceptions to Public Rehearsal Schedule

There are occasional exceptions to this Thursday night schedule, including major holidays, recording sessions, or when the Choir is out of town. These exceptions are posted on The Tabernacle Choir website as soon as they are known.

2021 Thursday Rehearsal Exceptions

  • November 23 (Tuesday): This will be the public rehearsal for the week of Thanksgiving.

  • November 25: No public rehearsal due to the holiday. Changed to Tuesday of this week.

  • December 2: No public rehearsal.

  • December 16: No public rehearsal due to planned Christmas concert. (to be confirmed).

  • December 23: No public rehearsal due to the holidays

  • December 30: No public rehearsal due to the holidays

Location Changes

During December and the summer months, rehearsals move to the Conference Center to accommodate larger crowds.

  • Tabernacle: Thursday, October 7, through Tuesday, November 23, 2021

  • Conference Center: Thursday, December 9

Parking Information

Visit the ChurchofJesusChrist.org parking website for parking information