Breakneck Mormon Tabernacle Choir tour pace leaves little room for sightseeing
Recently, I came across a three-ring binder containing sheets of negatives and notes from some tours I went on with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, 1991-2013. I looked at notes on the itineraries and reflected on the strenuous schedules. I want to share some of the travel plans and concert schedules so you will have an idea of what it means to have a “moving experience” with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
July 23, 2018
BWW Review Matthew Morrison and Laura Michelle Kelly Join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein
Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe nominee Matthew Morrison (GLEE, HAIRSPRAY, THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA) and Olivier-winning Laura Michelle Kelly (who originated the title role in MARY POPPINS) were the special guests at a splendid Mormon Tabernacle Choir tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein, also featuring the Orchestra at Temple Square and narrated by Oscar "Andy" Hammerstein III. The one-of-a-kind event was presented free of charge as a gift to the community Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the impressive 21,000-seat Conference Center. It is available to view online in full (in five languages) at www.mormontabernaclechoir.org.
July 21, 2018
Guest Artists Join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Broadway-Themed Concert
Matthew Morrison and Laura Michelle Kelly, two award-winning musical theater performers, joined the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for this year’s “Music for a Summer Evening,” a concert held in conjunction with community-wide Pioneer Day festivities.
July 18, 2018
From rock artists to ministers, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's biggest fans might just surprise you
The man arrived alone at Rohnert Park's Green Music Center moments before the evening's concert of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square.
With a single ticket in hand, he took his seat between two strangers, shot a quick glance at the concert program and joined the applause when choir director Mack Wilberg walked across the stage.
July 16, 2018
Tyler Morning Paragraph
Tyler choral director Dr. Cameron Rose arranges piece for Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra
Dr. Cameron Rose is most known in Tyler for conducting university and church choirs and for teaching. Yet Rose is more widely known across the country as a music composer not only for universities and churches, but in the professional world as well.
July 12, 2018
LDS Church News
'Music and the Spoken Word' doesn't miss a beat — what the world's longest continuous broadcast is celebrating this week
To best appreciate the longevity of the “Music and the Spoken Word” broadcast, consider a few everyday things that arrived after (in some cases, long after) the iconic weekly program’s 1929 debut:
• The helicopter was invented a decade after the maiden “Music and the Spoken Word” episode.
June 29, 2018
The News Tribune
She joined the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Now a teacher who inspired her will watch her perform
Emily Pulham's path to music started in University Place and led to the world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
June 19, 2018
LDS Church News
Live on the Pacific Coast, 'America's Choir' is back on the road
Given the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s vast television, radio and online audience, it’s fair to ask why the Church’s “musical ambassadors” still take their show on the road.
June 15, 2018
Mormon Tabernacle Choir visits Vancouver for first time in 32 years
It’s been more than three decades since the Mormon Tabernacle Choir last visited Vancouver.
May 31, 2018
The Salt Lake Tribune
‘Glee’ star will join ‘Mary Poppins’ and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Pioneer Day concerts
The former star of “Glee” and his Broadway co-star will perform with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir at a pair of Pioneer Day concerts.
May 31, 2018
'Finding Neverland' Broadway stars Matthew Morrison and Laura Michelle Kelly to headline Mormon Tabernacle Choir's Pioneer Day concert
For this year’s Pioneer Day celebrations, former Broadway co-stars Matthew Morrison and Laura Michelle Kelly will perform with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square during the annual Broadway-themed “Music for a Summer Evening” concert.
April 26, 2018
Behind the pipes: Salt Lake Tabernacle organist reflects on 36 year career
Clay Christiansen was on the verge of desperation — the kind that makes a person contemplate crazy things like trying to scale one of the gates of Temple Square.