The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir is a highly-recognized Grammy-winning non-denominational, 300-member voice gospel choir based at the Brooklyn Tabernacle, a church located in downtown Brooklyn in New York City. It is highly lauded, and its focus is on the hope of the Christian gospel, ministered through song. The choir was organized in the early 1970s, but did not record its first album until 1981. The choir Director is Carol Cymbala. Carol is the daughter of the late Church founder Rev.