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Mack Wilberg

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Mormon Music Director Mack Wilberg
Mack Wilberg (born 1955) is Music Director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.[1] He was the associate director of the Choir and music director of the Temple Square Chorale for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from May 1999 until his appointment as director on March 28, 2008.

Wilberg served a mission for the LDS Church in South Korea where he was part of New Horizons a vocal group made up of LDS missionaries.[2]

He is a former Professor of Music at Brigham Young University (BYU) where he directed the Brigham Young University Men's Chorus. Wilberg is active as a composer, arranger, guest conductor and clinician throughout the United States and abroad. His compositions and arrangements are performed and recorded by choral organizations throughout the world. In addition to the many compositions he has written for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, his works have most recently been performed by such artists as Renée Fleming, Frederica von Stade, Bryn Terfel, the King’s Singers, Audra McDonald, and narrators Walter Cronkite and Claire Bloom.

Dr. Wilberg received his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and his master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Southern California.

Much of Wilberg's music is published by Oxford University Press, USA.

Dr. Wilberg was born in Orangeville, Utah and raised in Castle Dale, Utah. He and his wife, Rebecca, are parents of four children.

References

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  2. LDS Church News, November 29th, 2008, p. 6

External links

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