Mack Wilberg collection
Scope and Contents
Contains Mack Wilberg's music scores and manuscripts from works that he both composed and arranged. These are works that he has used in his careers as conductor and director or many choirs. There are also audio and visual recordings for some of his works and performances. Included in the collection are his personal papers, which include both personal and professional correspondence as well as ephemera. The majority of the materials come from his time as a professor at Brigham Young Univeristy, but there are also works and papers from his education and time as a graduate student. The collection also contains music scores used by Wilberg as conductor of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Dated approximately 1973-2011.
- approximately 1973-2011
- Wilberg, Mack (composer, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for 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.
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.
39 boxes (19.5 linear ft.)
99 oversize boxes (164.34 linear ft.)
2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Arranged into three series: 1. Mack Wilberg manuscripts, scores and other materials, approximately 1979-1998. 2. Mack Wilberg Papers, 1973-2000. 3. Mack Wilberg audio and visual recording, 1986-1997.
Donated by Mack Wilberg in 1999.
2 cartons, 16 oversize, and 2 boxes were donated by Mack Wilberg in 2009.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Mack Wilberg; 1999.
Donated; Mack Wilberg; 2009
Prominent LDS Composers, (Section IV International Harp Collection Development Policy January 2011).
Processed; Brian Fletcher; March 2011.
- Register of Mack Wilberg collection
- Brian Fletcher
- 2011 April 7
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.