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Mack Wilberg papers on director at The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, 1999

 Sub-Series — Box: 111, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7784 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Contains materials in relation to Mack Wilberg's career as assistant director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Included are news paper articles and photocopies of news paper articles announcing the resignation of Mack Wilberg as a professor and director at BYU when appointed as an assistant director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Date range 1999.

Dates

  • 1999

Conditions Governing Access

Open to public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Mack Wilberg collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 folder

Biographical History

Dr. Mack Wilberg (born 1955) is a world renowned composer and director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Wilberg was raised in Castle Dale, Utah. He learned the piano and became a gifted clarinetist. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in South Korea and was part of a missionary vocal group called New Horizons. Wilberg attend Brigham Young University and received his bachelor's degree. He received his master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Southern California. He became a professor at Brigham Young University and conducted the Concert Choir and Men's Chorus. In May 1999 Wilberg was appointed to associate director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Temple Square Chorale conductor. On March 28, 2008, he was appointed director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Arrangement

Materials are in chronological order.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States