Temple Square Organist
Linda Margetts has been a Temple Square organist since 1984 and brings an impressive list of accomplishments to her role as Tabernacle organist. She received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in organ performance from Brigham Young University and her PhD in music composition from the University of Utah. She has presented recitals throughout the United States and Canada as well as in such international venues as Vienna and Jerusalem.
As a Tabernacle organist, she performs with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Temple Square Chorale, and Bells on Temple Square and, along with her fellow organists, presents daily 30-minute organ recitals in the Tabernacle and Conference Center. She also teaches music theory in the 16-week Choir training school.
Dr. Margetts has been a member of the music faculty at Utah State University and is currently an organ instructor at the University of Utah. She has lectured at the Church Music Workshop at Brigham Young University and has held a number of key committee assignments as a fellow of the American Guild of Organists.
Linda Margetts and her husband, Bert, are the parents of six children.
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