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The Tabernacle Choir’s first “Music & the Spoken Word” episode was broadcast on July 15, 1929 — 95 years ago. Here are five recent articles about the Tabernacle Choir.

"Winning is not as much about talent or luck as it is about grit and perseverance," Derrick Porter observes in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word" with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.

“There is something we can do to feel a little better about the world and about life,” observes Derrick Porter in this week’s “Music & the Spoken Word” with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.

"There’s something about being on a mountain that helps us feel closer to God," observes Derrick Porter in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word" with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.

The Bells at Temple Square's 2024 summer concert "Joyfully Ring" was conductor LeAnna Willmore's finale concert. See photos of the dress rehearsal, plus stream it online.

During Derrick Porter's first Sunday as announcer for "Music & the Spoken Word" with the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra, he said he hoped the "broadcast will continue to bring joy, hope and peace."

“We all rejoice that the music and messages of this program can deepen our connection with Him and with each other,” observes Derrick Porter in this week’s “Music & the Spoken Word” with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.

Church News podcast features LeAnna Willmore, Bells at Temple Square conductor, as well as selected music from the handbell ensemble.

Lloyd Newell looks back on his time as host in his final message for the “Music & the Spoken Word” with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square. Watch it here.

Lloyd and Karmel Newell reflect on their service with the Tabernacle Choir and the nearly 35 years Lloyd Newell has been the announcer for “Music & the Spoken Word.”

The 42-year-old father of six has no previous broadcasting experience but isn’t a stranger to public speaking.

LeAnna Willmore, who has served as director of the Bells at Temple Square since 2011, will retire after June 14 concert. Plus, a few other changes in the Tabernacle Choir organization.

The Bells at Temple Square’s annual summer concert, titled “Joyfully Ring,” Friday, June 14, at 7:30 p.m. MDT, will be streamed live on The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square’s YouTube channel and via the choir’s website. Watch it here.

Adassa, Alex Melecio and the glee clubs of Morehouse and Spelman colleges will join the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra during their tour concerts in Florida and Georgia in September. Find out dates and how to get tickets.

After more than three decades as the voice of "Music & the Spoken Word," Lloyd D. Newell joins the Church News podcast to share his memories.

The example of John the Baptist shows how to increase the Savior’s influence in a person’s life, observes Lloyd Newell in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word" with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.

Find out more about the annual four-phrase audition process from Tabernacle Choir managers and former choir members.

Friendship is like a garden — it’s beautiful and inspiring, but it needs constant care, observes Lloyd Newell in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word" with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square. Watch it here.

Most of the good done in the world is done quietly, simply, even anonymously, observes Lloyd Newell in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word" with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.

Learning is eternal and blesses both the mind and the spirit, the brain and the heart, observes Lloyd Newell in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word" with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.