Last year, a small group of 5th graders living in the remote Alaskan village of Quinhagak received the thrill of a lifetime when their school project became an international video sensation! Their creative music video of Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus” was originally crafted to entertain “only about 200 people”, but thanks to the wonders of YouTube, email, and social media sites, the video has now traveled around the globe entertaining well over one million people…and counting.
For the past year I have been thoroughly entranced by the talents of a stunning group of videographers & musicians taking YouTube by storm! Now I’d like you to meet them.
Ever feel intimidated by researching your geneology, or don’t know how you could find the time? The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah just released the first video in a fun step-by-step series to help anyone, anywhere, find info about their ancestors online … all in just “5 minutes or less”! Who knew Family Research could be so quick and easy? Check it out!
In light of a sacrilegious Broadway musical…permanently “borrowing” the same name as sacred scripture, I’d like to offer “My Top Ten List of What The Book of Mormon IS, and what it IS NOT.”
Enjoy a video combining the talents of Christian artist Liz Lemon Swindle and musician Kenneth Cope. Sharing a message of peace and hope; part of the “Son of Man Project”.
A video interview with Elder David A. Bednar, Apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [aka "LDS" or "Mormon" Church]. Whether you are a Mormon or just a curious observer, this candid video is fascinating and enlightening!
This Christmas, consider how you will be following the light, and seeking the Christ child, and watch this beautiful new video.
In honor of this weekend’s 180th Semi-Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I thought we could explore one of the most popular hymns sung during the event, entitled “The Morning Breaks”.
What do you get when you cross Bluegrass, Southern Gospel, and A’Cappella harmony with a handful of talented Mormon musicians living in Utah? The answer is Mountain Blue, a powerful vocal group with a unique sound, contagious melodies, and wide audience appeal!
Today I am sharing a highlight video of the 180th LDS General Conference which was held April 3-4, 2010 in Salt Lake City, Utah. . . This offers a great recap of the significant messages and themes of the Conference in less than 10 minutes, and is well worth your time. Enjoy!
Conference Countdown Tip #3: Don’t miss the Choir Tour Documentary! Inside this post: Watch the film trailer, and mark show times on your calendar.
Latter-day Saint student and film maker Seth Adam Smith has been creating and sharing poignant YouTube videos since the mid 2000’s. Many of these have been featured at Mormon Soprano. This week, Seth released The Testimony of Joseph Smith, which he says took over two years to make, and is as much a statement of his own spiritual witness, as that of the prophet.
I add my witness, and share this remarkable video with you.
Enjoy a music video of a new song written by Sally Deford, and sung by Welsh baritone James Loynes for the 2010 LDS Youth Theme!
Never give up, never give in. You were born to win!