10 international singers join Tabernacle Choir for church’s general conference

Chung Pei-Shan from Taipei, Taiwan, joins the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square for a rehearsal on March 19 2023. She is one of 10 international participants who will sing with the choir during the church's general conference this weekend | Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, St. George News

SALT LAKE CITY — It used to be that one of the requirements of being a member of one of the best-known choirs in the world was you had to live in the general vicinity of its home base in Salt Lake City.

A pilot program is now allowing 10 people from six different countries to temporarily join the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.

Georgina Montemayor Wong has been participating with the choir in virtual practice sessions from Monterrey, Mexico, since December when she learned she had been selected.

“It’s just … it’s a dream come true. It’s just like — wow!” she said.

Read the full story here: KSL News.

Written by EMILY ASHCRAFT, KSL.com.

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