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New Full-Time Tabernacle Organist Appointed

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir announced today that Dr. Brian Mathias has been appointed a Tabernacle organist. Mathias joins a long line of distinguished musicians who have served as organists on Temple Square, continuing a tradition that stretches back to early pioneer days.


The renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir organists are key members of the choir’s musical family as they bring the sound of the iconic Tabernacle organ to life for tens of thousands of fans throughout the world. The organists perform in daily organ recitals as well as performances with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in telecasts, recordings, tours, concerts and other appearances. Currently, there are three full-time Tabernacle organists — Richard Elliott, Clay Christiansen and Andrew Unsworth — with two part-time organists, Bonnie Goodliffe and Linda Margetts.

More information about the choir’s organists and organs can be found at

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