“Welcome the World Through Song”


The International Children’s Choir (ICC), founded and directed by Dr. Kathy Sorensen, is a distinguished choral ensemble based in Utah (USA). The ICC performs in over 40 languages for dignitaries and heads of state from around the world, national and international conventions, special events, seminars, workshops, and conferences. Singers wear colorful authentic native costumes representing individual countries, symbolizing diversity, peace and unification through songs. Vocal training and music education are provided for all members. They rehearse in Bountiful/North Salt Lake, Murray/Sandy, and Sugarhouse/Salt Lake City, Utah. Students come from all across the Wasatch Front to be in this great chorus of the world.


John Williams conducts the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, and International Children’s Choir in performing the 2002 Winter Olympic theme song “Call of the Champions” during the Cultural Olympiad concert, February 9, 2002. “Call of the Champions” was composed by John Williams for the 2002 Olympic Games. It begins with the choir singing “Citius! Altius! Fortius!,” the Olympic motto, meaning “Faster, Higher, Stronger.”


The International Children’s Choir, Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the King Singers
See the children come in at minute 1:05, and the children start singing at minute 2:40




The International Children’s Choir singing for the 2002 Winter Olympics.
The children start walking in at minute 1:05