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'DWTS' finalist Katherine Jenkins to join Tabernacle Choir for Pioneer Day concert

May 18, 2012
source: Deseret News

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As far as Mormon Tabernacle Choir director Mack Wilberg is concerned, Katherine Jenkins is a renowned Welsh mezzo-soprano who has extraordinary stylistic range, having sold millions of albums worldwide while singing operatic arias, show tunes and hot popular songs with equal artistry and grace.

But American television audiences know her best as one of the current finalists on the popular TV series "Dancing with the Stars," where she is paired with Mark Ballas, a two-time "DWTS" champion.

Whether audiences know Jenkins as a singer or a dancer, Wilberg was pleased to announce Thursday morning that she will be joining the choir this summer as the featured performer for "Joy of Song," the choir's annual Pioneer Day Concert on July 20 and 21 in the LDS Church's Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City.

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tweetykim said...

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on May 20, 2012

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Two comments: The Savior did not avoid the sinners (thank goodness) and...you never know when a seed can be planted unless you go out in the world to plant.
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