The Mormon Choir of Washington DC
Winter-Summer Season 2018

March 24, 2018
Easter Program
Rob Gardner's
The Lamb of God
Programs: 4:00 & 7:00 PM
LDS Temple
Visitor Center
9900 Stoneybrook Dr
Kensington, MD 20895
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March 25, 2018
Easter Program
Rob Gardner's
The Lamb of God
Programs: 4:00 & 7:00 PM
LDS Temple
Visitor Center
9900 Stoneybrook Dr
Kensington, MD 20895
Map Link



Founded in 1980, the choir is composed of singers and musicians selected by audition with a current membership of 80 from approximately 50 congregations in the Maryland and Virginia regions of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Choir Leadership

  • Choir President -- Jim Taylor
  • Music Director -- Gary B. Clawson
  • Associate Director -- David J. Hardin
  • Principal Accompanist -- Linda Pain

Our repertoire includes a wide variety of secular and sacred music including major choral works of noted composers, show tunes, Americana and patriotic compositions, and sacred hymns.

Past performances

  • Annapolis (MD) State House
  • Baltimore (MD) Civic Center
  • Charles County Community College
  • Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA
  • Constitution Hall
  • Fort McHenry National Historic Site
  • Georgetown University Gaston Hall
  • German Embassy
  • Hill Cumorah Pageant, Palmyra, NY
  • Kennedy Center
  • McLean Hilton
  • National Building Great Hall
  • National Press Club
  • Navy Memorial
  • Reston Town Center
  • Scottish Rite Temple
  • Strathmore
  • Sylvan Theatre
  • University of Pennsylvania Irvine Auditorium
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Washington Cathedral
  • Washington Hebrew Congregation
  • Washington Monument grounds
  • White House

Past performances for

  • Religious Public Relations Council Convention
  • "Welcome to Washington" reception for the Great American Family Awards Program
  • Virginia Music Educators Conference
  • International and National Council of Women Centennial Celebration
  • National Federation of Republican Women's 25th Anniversay Convention
  • Music Educator's National Conference
  • Naval Air Reserve 75th Anniversary Appreciation Day, Andrews AF Base
  • Memorial Day program at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
  • Flag Day Celebration on the Washington Monument grounds
  • First Governor's Award program by the Boy Scouts of America, Seneca District
  • BYU Management Society Awards Night
  • WMAL's live radio broadcast on Christmas Eve
  • City of Fairfax (VA) Fourth of July celebration
  • University of Maryland Fourth of July celebration
  • Interfaith Conference Annual Concerts
  • Spotlight on the Arts, Fairfax (VA) County Council of Arts

Past performances with

  • The Alfred Street Baptist Choir
  • Arlington Symphony
  • City of Fairfax Band
  • Front Royal Oratorio Society
  • Loudoun Community Orchestra
  • McLean Orchestra
  • McLean Symphony
  • National Concert Band of America
  • U.S. Army Band
  • Virginia Grand Military Band
  • Washington Civic Symphony

Major choral works performed

  • Beethoven's "Ninth Symphony"
  • Brahms' "Requiem"
  • Faure's "Requiem"
  • Handel's "Messiah"
  • Hanson's "Song of Democracy"
  • Mendelssohn's "Hymn of Praise"
  • Rutter's "Magnificat"
  • Rutter's "Requiem"
  • Thompson's "Testament of Freedom"
  • Vivaldi's "Gloria"
  • Russell Wilson's "Prelude To Glory"


  • "Come, Christians Join to Sing"
  • "Let Freedom Sing"
  • "Now Sing We Joyfully"
  • "Sing We the Birth"
  • "Treasures and Memories"
  • "Sing We Noel"
  • "It Is Well With My Soul"-2010

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2018 Extended Schedule

Harris Pavilion
Manassas, VA
Summer Program