About

Anima /AH-nee-mah/
is the Latin word for
breath, life, soul, spirit.

 

The joy of singing, fun, friendship, skill mastery, sharing, self-expression, professionalism, discovery, learning, teamwork, self-assessment, outstanding opportunities.

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Learn How We Do It

4

Grammy Awards

6

Continents toured

40

Comissioned composers

80+

Music commissions

1568

Titles in Library

2500

Transformed lives

Previous collaborations

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Chicago Sinfonietta

Grant Park Music Festival

New Philharmonic

Lakeside Singers

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Ravinia Festival

Music of the Baroque

Eighth Blackbird

Elgin Symphony

Chicago Opera Theater

Soli deo Gloria

Joffrey Ballet

Barenaked Ladies

Past Tours

1977 – New York City, NY

1982 – Germany

1986 – Scandinavia

1988 – Pacific Northwest

1990 – Finland/Poland/Czechoslovakia

1991 – New York City, NY

1993 – Norway/Denmark

1994 – Florida

1994 – London, Ontario, Canada

1995 – New York City, NY

1996 – Pacific Northwest (Washington and British Columbia)

1997 – Des Moines, IA

1998 – Italy

2000 – Australia/New Zealand

2002 – Brazil

2003 – New York City, NY

2003 – Minneapolis, MN

2003 – Newfoundland, Canada

2005 – St. Louis, MO

2005 – Hong Kong/China

2006 – Grand Rapids, MI

2007 – New Orleans, LA

2007 – South Africa

2009 – England

2009 – Denver, CO

2010 – Green Bay, WI

2010 – Spain/Morocco

2011 – New York City, NY

2012 – St. Louis, MO

2012 – Baltics/Russia

2013 – Cincinnati, OH

2014 – British Columbia/Alaska

2015 – New Orleans, LA

2016 – Scotland/Ireland

2017 – Washington, DC

2018 – Greece

2019 – Washington, DC

2020 – Norway