I love the Bonner family and I love Casey Elliott (and Gentri). When I saw this piece below in my searching, I was so excited to listen and I was not disappointed. I was filled with joy and it made me want to watch and listen again and again.
‘There’s something about music that brings people together,’ says Ellis Lucero, young adult co-chair of the ‘Together in Christ’ conference.
We all have mentors at some time or another—someone who steps up and believes in us at a crossroads. I was extremely touched by Cherie’s backstory of how she became the singer/songwriter that she is today. This happened to Cherie as a young student at BYU. And it has a lot to do with another dear friend of ours: Ron Simpson.
For the first time in its 100-year history, The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square’s flagship broadcast, “Music and the Spoken Word,” has aired in Spanish. The first episode was broadcast on Sunday, July 30, 2023.
The first time Maurine and I really came in contact with Nathan Pacheco was at the Rome Italy Temple dedication in March 2019 as he sang to the youth at the devotional that Saturday evening. He sang with such passion I could hardly breathe.
The June 15 performance will be streamed on the Choir’s YouTube channel.
How could anything be more exciting that putting The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, arguably the most beloved and celebrated choral ensemble in the world, with the American music duo, The Piano Guys? Well, it has been done and the combination is beyond brilliant.
Studies show that the unifying power of participating in choirs can do great things for your health.
Concert will stream July 15, at 7:30 p.m. on the Choir’s YouTube channel.
We were listening to the Nashville Tribute Band the other morning and I noticed one song that I really liked said, “featuring the Truman Brothers.” I can’t believe this was my first introduction to them. They are truly wonderful.
Alex told me that he is currently working on a film called "American Prophet—The Urban Musical" which tells the story of 5 black pioneers; a fiery preacher, a barber and three former slaves, all of whom convert because of Joseph Smith’s powerful witness of the restoration and his First Vision.
In the last few days (and of special interest to our wonderful East Coast readers), Jenny sent us a personal note letting us know of two Easter performances of The Redeemer, composed by Kurt Bestor, with Jenny on the violin, Dallyn Vail Bayles as narrator and tenor, Lisa Hopkins Seegmiller, soprano, and the Washington D.C. Temple Choir and Orchestra. It's worth getting your tickets this far in advance before it sells out.