The Fort Bend Boys Choir has become one of the premier ensembles of boy choristers in the nation. In its history, the choir has made numerous high profile appearances at professional venues throughout the nation and the world.
National and international appearances
- The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D. C.
- The Summit, Houston, TX.
- Wortham Center, Houston, TX.
- Jones Hall, Houston, TX.
- Mechanics Hall, Massachusetts
- The National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.
- Westminster Abby, England
- Spoleto Choral Festival, South Carolina
- U.S. Olympic Festival 1986
- Sala Nezahaulcoyotl, Mexico City
- Serenadenhof Nurnberg, Germany
- Copenhagen Cathedral, Denmark
- Arhus Concert Hall, Denmark
- University of Vienna, Austria
- Salzburg Cathedral, Austria
- Birmingham Symphony Hall, England
- Malvern Priory, England
- Stirling Castle, Scotland
- St. Giles Cathedral, Scotland
- St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City
- Sistine Chapel, Vatican City
The Tour Choir has traveled nationally and internationally to collaborate with notable symphony orchestras such as the Houston Symphony, Mexico City Symphony and the English Symphony. Prominent performances include:
- Orff “Carmina Burana”
- Mahler “Eighth Symphony”
- Britten “War Requiem”
- Mahler “Third Symphony”
- Berlioz “Faust”
- Bernstein “Kaddish Symphony #3”
- Adams “Transmigration of Souls” (a tribute to 9/11)
Television and commercials
- ABC’s Good Morning America
- National NBC television special with Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson
- A TV holiday special entitled “Houston Hometown Holiday”
- Featured on NBC, Houston, Texas “Incredible Kids” segment
- Highlighted on CBS, Houston, Texas “United We Sing” news segment*
The choir has made numerous commercials including:
- American General Life Insurance
- Randall’s Food Markets*
- Tom Thumb Food Markets
- Cinco Ranch
- Local Mazda dealership
- United Way
- Houston Museum of Fine Arts
- Performances for several past Governors of Texas
- Inaugural festivities for President George Bush in Washington, D.C.
- Performed on stage with Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers
- Discovery Toys National Convention – Performed with independent country artist Shelley Laine
- State convention of the Texas Music Educators Association
- Southwestern Division Convention of American Choral Directors Association
- Pageant of Peace, 78th Lighting of the National Christmas in Washington, D.C.
- Performed for the U.S. premiere of the Academy-Award nominated French film ‘Les Choristes’