Los Angeles Children's Chorus
Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, under Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson, has become recognized throughout the country for its exceptional artistic quality and technical ability. Founded in 1986, LACC currently performs with such leading musical ensembles as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and The Pasadena Symphony. LACC also assists the Los Angeles Opera by providing and training children for its opera productions that require a children’s chorus or child soloists.
LACC’s 2008-09 roster includes 270 choristers from 60 communities across Los Angeles in five choirs and one class: Concert, Chamber Singers, Intermediate, Apprentice and Preparatory choirs, as well as a new class for young singers, First Experiences in Singing. LACC’s intensive training program includes weekly or twice weekly rehearsals, individual vocal coaching and comprehensive musicianship classes.
LACC has toured Brazil, Great Britain, Italy, Australia, Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland, as well as many parts of the United States and Canada. In 2008, Concert Choir performed at the China International Arts Celebration for Young People during its tour to China prior to the Beijing summer Olympics.
LACC is featured in the Academy Award-nominated documentary, “Sing!” and sequel documentary “Sing Opera!” by Freida Lee Mock and Jessica Sanders. “Sing!” chronicles a year in the life of the choir and is shown frequently on PBS stations nationwide.http://www.lachildrenschorus.org