Bonnie Goodliffe: Mormon Musician
She was born in 1943 in San Francisco, California, in 1943. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from Brigham Young University. She also studied piano and organ at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. She became an organist on Temple Square in 1979 and performs with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, the Temple Square Chorale, and the Bells on Temple Square. She also performs recitals in the Tabernacle and the Conference Center.
She is a Fellow of the American Guild of Organists. She has held key positions in that organization, such as member of the national certification committee and regional education coordinator. She has published several articles in the Guild’s official magazine, The American Organist.