On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square, performed a special concert for the American Guild of Organists 2017 West Region Convention. The Choir and Orchestra performed with organists Richard Elliott, Clay Christiansen, and Andrew Unsworth.
Christopher Jackson is best known for starring as George Washington in the critically acclaimed, award-winning musical, Hamilton, and currently appears in the hit CBS drama Bull. Jackson also recorded an original song written by Lin-Manuel Miranda for the Disney film Moana that premiered in 2016.
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As the world continues to drift further into darkness, we can be a shining light unto the world. Music can be one of the most powerful tools to combat opposition and negativity and prepare our minds to receive the Spirit. See the benefits we can obtain as we draw closer to God through music:
"As we seek our Heavenly Father through fervent, sincere prayer and earnest, dedicated scripture study, our testimonies will become strong and deeply rooted. We will know of God’s love for us. We will understand that we do not ever walk alone. I promise you that you will one day stand aside and look at your difficult times, and you will realize that He was always there beside you." —Thomas S.... View details ⇨
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir was established more than 150 years ago and has since recorded extensively and toured in the United States and around the world. In that time, the Choir has had many noteworthy performances and achievements. Here are some of the more notable achievements: