The award-winning Austin Children’s Choir was founded in 1986 by the late Dr. Bernard Gastler of Concordia University as a gift to the community. His vision was to provide children from diverse backgrounds in the Austin area with an excellent choral music experience provided by highly trained professionals. Today, the choir continues to offer refined choral instruction and introduces its members—ages 6 to 18—to a broad range of performance venues and opportunities to showcase their
The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.