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Texas Boys Choir Choral Concert
July 11, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
This concert features the Texas Boys Choir which has earned its reputation as one of the best boys choirs in the world instilling a love of artistic expression and a desire to succeed in its young members since 1946.
Between 1957 and 2001, Texas Boys Choir toured the world. They won 2 GRAMMY Awards for Best Choral Performance (Other Than Opera) in 1966 and 1968 and performed for President Kennedy on November 22, 1963, before he traveled to Dallas. During this time they also won three George Washington Honor Medal Awards and a Bronze Award from the International Film and Television Festival.
Since 2001 the Texas Boys Choir has racked up numerous accomplishments and accolades. In 2002, TBC attended the World Choir Games in Bremen, Germany where they placed 1st in their division. They returned in 2004 to win a championship medal at the Mixed Boys’ Choirs Division. They performed at Carnegie Hall in 2009, competed in the National ACDA convention in Dallas in 2013, the Southwest ACDA convention in Little Rock in 2014, and the 2017 National ACDA convention in Minneapolis. TBC has been on two international tours to Argentina (2012) and China (2017.) In 2016, the choir opened the world premiere of the opera, “JFK”, and traveled to Germany and Austria visiting prestigious locations such as St. Stephen’s in Vienna, and St. Thomas Church in Leipzig. During their visit, the group did cultural exchanges and shared concerts with the Wiltner Boy Choir of Innsbruck, the Dresden Kreuzchor, and the Vienna Boys Choir.
Throughout the years, Texas Boys Choir has sung for Popes and other religious leaders, presidents, kings, and other heads of state. Additionally, the choir has appeared on national television and radio broadcasts. With over forty professional recordings with Columbia, Decca, Mark Master, and other independent labels, the Texas Boys Choir continues to earn its reputation as one of the premier boy choirs in the world.