MOBILE’S SINGING CHILDREN
SELECTED HIGHLIGHTS 1977-2011
1977 – Founded by Bonnie Jean and Valrey Early, the very first group of Mobile’s Singing Children was comprised of 20 – 25 singers, ages 8 – 10 years old
1982 – MSC was chartered as a non-profit organization by the state of Alabama
1983 – MSC’s First European tour, Germany and Austria.
1990 – MSC’s Tour of Toronto, Canada
1994 – MSC’s Solo Performance Concert at Carnegie Hall, New York
1996 – MSC’s Second European tour, Switzerland, Austria and Germany. Performed at Cathedral of Our Lady, Strasbourg, France.
1998 – MSC Performed at Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Charleston, Young Voices Honor Choir Festival, Auburn University
1999 – MSC’s Washington, D.C. Tour. Performed at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Washington, DC, Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC
2000 – MSC Performed with “Judy Collins Christmas at the Saenger Theater”, Mobile Opera: Aaron Copeland’s the Tender Land, Disney World Honor Choir Festival, Orlando, FL Celebration 2000, Mobile Civic Center
2001 – Performed two White House concerts, and at one at Mount Vernon, VA MSC’s Appalachian Tour (Kentucky, Tennessee) Mobile Opera: Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca
2002 – MSC designated Official Children’s Choir for Mobile’s Tri-Centennial Celebration Silver Anniversary Concert Series
2003 – New York, New York Tour Carnegie Hall, St. Patrick’s Cathedral
2009 – Featured on National Public Radio’s “From the Top”.
Performances with Alabama Symphony, Mobile
Symphony, New Orleans World’s Fair, Louisiana
Philharmonic, Annapolis Chamber Orchestra, and Musica
Sacra, Mobile. MSC Concert Choir has traveled
on tours to Texas, Montana, Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, and Arkansas.