Want to Be Part of the Bells on Temple Square? Apply by March 1

Contributed By the Church News

  • 26 February 2019

The Bells on Temple Square perform during the “Celebrate with Joy” concert in the Tabernacle on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Friday, November 20, 2015.  Photo by Ravell Call, Deseret News.

Applications to audition for the Bells on Temple Square are due by March 1.

Criteria for candidates for Bells on Temple Square include being between 20 and 45 years old, living within 100 miles of Temple Square in Salt Lake City, being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in good standing, and having expertise in bell-ringing or instrumental skills, according to thetabernaclechoir.org.

The Bells on Temple Square finish their performance of the “Celebrate with Joy” concert in the Tabernacle on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Friday, November 20, 2015. Photo by Ravell Call, Deseret News.

The Bells on Temple Square rehearses every Wednesday evening and performs two annual concerts. Music genres range from hymns to folk, classical, jazz, pop, gospel, holiday, patriotic, and more. The Bells even tour occasionally—the last two out-of-state tours were in Rexburg, Idaho, in 2015 and Garden Grove, California, in 2017.

Applications should be emailed to leanna.willmore@gmail.com, or they can be mailed to The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, 50 N. West Temple St., Salt Lake City, Utah 84150. Applications are not accepted in person.

See thetabernaclechoir.org/articles/bells-on-temple-square-auditions-2019.html for information.

The Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, and Bells on Temple Square perform during their Christmas concert in Salt Lake City on Thursday, December 8, 2016. Photo by Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News.