Texas Children’s Choir Performances and Honors
Invited as the only children's choir to provide music for the American and French ceremonies to be held June 6, 2014, at the 70th anniversary commemoration of D-Day by the American, French, and allied forces of the D-Day Landings in Normandy, France, In addition, they are also invited to give a special choral and organ performance at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris. This is the second time the Texas Children’s Choir has been invited.
Performed in 2004 at the 60th anniversary ceremonies of D-Day Landings in Normandy, France. Texas Children’s Choir was the only choir to represent America at the international event with Presidents Bush and Chirac attending. The Texas Children’s Choir then received a letter of appreciation for their work by then First Lady Laura Bush.
Performed a special choral and organ recital in 2004 at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, which was attended by the American Ambassador to France and his wife.
Nominated by Senator John Cornyn and by Governor Rick Perry to represent the State of Texas at the 2013 presidential inaugural events in Washington, D.C.
Texas Children’s Choir was recognized by the Texas Municipal League of Mayors, Texas House of Representatives, and the United States House of Representatives for their quality and record of service to the local, state, national, and international communities.
Selected to sing at Carnegie Hall to open the National Children's Choir concert with their original arrangement of the National Anthem, after their performance at the ATT Center in San Antonio was viewed on Youtube. The Youtube video has now been viewed by almost 60,000 and was featured on the web site of noted author Brad Thor.
Invited to sing at the Texas Music Educators Association annual convention as a selected honor choir.
Performed at the Texas Red Ribbon Coalition anti-drug rally at the Texas State Capitol. Texas Children’s Choir participation has been requested many times to provide the choral music for the annual event.
Invited to sing at the National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia and at ceremonies recognizing veteran recipients of the Silver Star by the United States Army.
Invited to sing with the San Antonio Symphony, the UTSA orchestra, the United States Air Force Band, and the Singing Sergeants in Washington, D.C.
Performed with the United States Army Band on two occasions to sing at the United States Capitol on Flag Day.
Invited to sing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square in Salt Lake City. Texas Children’s Choir is the only choir from Texas to appear on the world's longest running worldwide TV and radio broadcast program of "Music and the Spoken Word." This performance was broadcast live on KLRN-TV in Austin, Texas.
Invited to sing at the National Gallery of Art for the exhibition of art by a Dutch master. (This trip was commissioned and funded by the Marsten and Marsten Charitable Unitrust.)
Texas Children’s Choir represented the City of San Antonio and the State of Texas when they presented a live broadcast of choral music from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 2011.
Invited to open the annual convention of Novo-Nordisk Pharmaceuticals on diabetes in children. Texas Children’s Choir was searched out and selected, even above other children's choirs in the Dallas area, and brought from San Antonio to Dallas to perform.
Performed at San Antonio Spurs and Silver Stars Basketball games.