Mormon Tabernacle Choir
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has been called many things: an American icon, a symbol of freedom, a holiday tradition, the greatest choir in the world.
360 members strong – the Choir continues to lift the spirits of people all over the world.
Brought together by their love for singing and their faith, members come from many different backgrounds and professions and range in age from 25 to 60. Their incomparable voices are the common chord that unites to form the choral group known all over the world as the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
The Choir has appeared at 13 World Fairs and expositions, performed at the inaugurations of five U.S. presidents, and sung for numerous worldwide telecasts and special events.
Five of the Choir’s recordings have achieved “Gold Record” and two have achieved “Platinum Record” status. The most popular was the 1959 release of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” recorded with Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra which won a Grammy award for Choir conductor Richard P. Condie.
The Choir is led by its music director Dr. Mack Wilberg and associate music director, Dr. Ryan Murphy.
AS SEEN ON PBS