ANIMA, Raminsh, Hatfield on June 28

Coastal-WONDERSwebdevGlen Ellyn, IL—Anima- Young Singers of Greater Chicago (formerly the Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus) is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in the 2014-2015 Season, and is kicking off the Anniversary by taking their energy, passion, and excitement to their own continent on tour! The chorus will be on tour June 27-July 10, 2014 throughout British Columbia and Alaska and will be performing concerts with a mix of works by American and Canadian composers, as well as classical repertoire. Get more information at—alaska-and-british-columbia.html.
Performance dates and times include:
Saturday, June 28 at 7:00pm
St. Mary’s Kerrisdale
2490 West 37th Avenue, Vancouver
Joint performance with Coastal Sound Children’s Choir and the British Columbia Girls Choir.

Admission by donation, with all proceeds going to St. Mary’s Kerrisdale.

Composers Stephen Hatfield and Imant Raminsh will be working with the choirs from 1:30-4:30. Children’s Choir directors are invited to observe these workshops.


Sunday, June 29 at 12:00pm and 2:30pm
Grouse Mountain
Anima-Young Singers of Greater Chicago and Coastal Sound Children’s Choir will give informal performances on the peak!
Sunday, July 6 at 7:00pm
Chapel by the Lake
11024 Auke Lake Way, Juneau, AK 99801
The Alaska Youth Choir hosts Anima-Young Singers of Greater Chicago. Performance is FREE and open to the public. Freewill donations accepted at the door.
Wednesday, July 9 at 7:00pm
St. Andrew Catholic Church
16300 Domain Ln, Anchorage, AK 99577
Joint performance with Alaska Children’s Choir from Wasilla, Alaska. Performance is FREE and open to the public. Freewill donations accepted at the door.
The summer exchange with local youth choirs and composers is funded in part by the International Connection Fund for global projects from the Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
About Anima
Founded in 1964, Anima is an internationally recognized youth choral organization located in Glen Ellyn, IL, serving youth throughout the Chicagoland area. Anima’s mission is to transform young lives through excellence in music education and choral singing. For further information regarding Anima, a nonprofit 501c3 organization, please visit our website,, or call 630.858.2471.