Chattanooga Girls Choir Performs At The Lantern At Morning Pointe Of Collegedale

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
- photo by Amy Clarke

The Chattanooga Girls Choir performed for 150 at The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Collegedale. 

The Chattanooga Girls Choir has been recognized both nationally and internationally. They received the 1991 Treble Choir Award at the International Youth and Music Festival in Vienna, Austria; First Place Awards at the 1993 and 1999 International Children's Choir Festival in Bournemouth, England; and one of two awards presented at the 1994 Princeton University Invitational Choir Festival.

In 1995, the choir was broadcast worldwide singing Mass at Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican in Rome, Italy, and they sang for Mass at Saint Peter's again in 2005. The choir also has sung at San Marcos Cathedral in Venice, Italy; in Coventry Cathedral and Westminster Abbey in England; in Smetana Hall in the Czech Republic; in the Duomo (Cathedral of Florence) in Italy; in Brucknerhaus in Austria; in the historic Bruton Parish Church in Williamsburg, Va.; at Lincoln Center and at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City; at Disney World and Disneyland; at the Canadian House of Parliament; in a command performance at The White House in Washington, D.C.; and in performances in Switzerland, Germany, Wales, Hungary, and France.


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