Mormon Tabernacle Choir's YouTube Channel finds international success

By Linda Williams | Posted - Nov. 29, 2012 at 8:48 a.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon Tabernacle Choir's YouTube Channel is off to a great start internationally, according to a news release.

It says the channel, which was launched less than a month ago, has more than a quarter-million views and 10,000 subscribers from around the world.

Fans have collectively spent almost 600,000 minutes watching performances, concerts and music videos on the channel. Subscribers to notification of new content come from 118 countries, namely the U.S., Canada, Brazil, Germany, Mexico and the United Kingdom.

About the channel
  • Found at www.youtube.com/MormonTabChoir
  • Almost 90 videos
  • Approximately 500 minutes of footage
  • Full episodes of Music and the Spoken Word
  • Past Christmas specials and concerts featuring special guests

Choir President Ron Jarrett said, "YouTube has made the Choir boundless."

"Before the launch of our channel," he continued, "there was no way to listen to Music and the Spoken Word if you couldn't tune in live. Many of our fans couldn't listen because of time zone differences or scheduling conflicts. Today our music is accessible for everybody, anywhere and at any time."

So far fans have left comments on the choir's YouTube page in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, German and French.

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