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Mack Wilberg manuscripts, scores and other materials by individual title, approximately 1980-2010

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 7784 Series 1 Sub-Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains works composed and arranged by Mack Wilberg which are housed by their individual title. The pieces are both spiritual and secular in nature. Some pieces include correspondence regarding their performance and or publication. The pieces are written and arranged for a variety of instruments, most of them for choir with orchestra accompaniment and keyboard.

Dates

  • approximately 1980-2010

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.

Biographical History

From the Collection: 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.

Extent

6 boxes

47 oversize

Language

English