What 16 Famous People Have Said About the Tabernacle Choir

Jane Seymour

Talented actress Jane Seymour said of her experience in the 2011 Mormon Tabernacle Christmas concert, “I think this is experience is quite different from anything else I’ve ever done. First of all, I was surrounded by people who are volunteering their talents and it’s in the spirit of giving the best that they can and really uplifting lives. There’s a spiritual element to what was happening . . . that’s really different. . . . there’s a feeling of unity, a feeling of love."


A 2006 guest for the Tabernacle Choir's Christmas concert, Norwegian singer Sissel has fond feelings from her time with the Choir. "The first thing that came to me when I met the choir . . . was I was overwhelmed by this warmth. They were people who really loved what they were doing. . . . When you sing with a choir that is so big, their precision and presence is so unique. . . . For me it’s fantastic. I really feel like I’m in the middle of something that I don’t want it to end.”

Natalie Cole

When the late R&B artist Natalie Cole performed with the Tabernacle Choir in 2009, she came away with feelings of awe: “This experience has been like no other I don’t believe since I’ve been in the business. Something about this experience, this whole production, it’s just been a real eye-opener. They’ve been so embracing and so warm and so welcoming and so accommodating. They’ve just been terrific. And it’s run so impeccably well.”

David Archuleta

Performing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in 2010 was a dream come true for David Archuleta.“I always thought it would be neat to be in the Choir and have those opportunities to sing those songs. So getting to be a special guest to perform with the Choir for their Christmas special is beyond words for me. Just getting to be up on the stage with that choir is one of the best feelings I’ve ever felt in my life.” 

Watch him sing to the Choir during a rehearsal in 2009:

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