UAF Christmas Performance

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The Beautifully talented group One​ ​Voice​ ​Children’s​ ​Choir generously gives of their time to perform at our Annual Christmas Celebration for members each and every holiday season. If you haven’t heard of them and want to know more read their amazing journey below!  Thank you for helping our familes feel the joy that this time of year brings ~ United Angels Foundation

Biography }  One​ ​Voice​ ​Children’s​ ​Choir​​ ​originated​ ​from​ ​a​ ​group​ ​of​ ​children​ ​who sang​ ​at​ ​the​ ​2002​ ​Winter​ ​Olympics.​ ​​ ​Their​ ​beloved​ ​Director,​ ​Masa​ ​Fukuda, made​ ​such​ ​an​ ​impact​ ​on​ ​them​ ​that​ ​they​ ​asked​ ​to​ ​continue​ ​to​ ​sing​ ​together. Through​ ​the​ ​efforts​ ​of​ ​supportive​ ​parents​ ​the​ ​choir​ ​continued​ ​and​ ​in​ ​the summer​ ​of​ ​2005​ ​the​ ​group​ ​was​ ​named​ ​​One​ ​Voice​ ​Children’s​ ​Choir​.

The​ ​choir​ ​is​ ​comprised​ ​of​ ​150​ ​children​ ​ages​ ​4​ ​to​ ​18​ ​who​ ​reside​ ​along​ ​the​ ​Wasatch​ ​Front.​ ​​ ​Since its​ ​inception​ ​over​ ​500​ ​Utah​ ​children​ ​have​ ​had​ ​the​ ​opportunity​ ​to​ ​participate​ ​in​ ​the​ ​choir.​ ​​ ​​One Voice​ ​Children’s​ ​Choir​​ ​has​ ​received​ ​numerous​ ​awards​ ​including​ ​the​ ​John​ ​Lennon​ ​International Music​ ​Award,​ ​the​ ​Utah​ ​Music​ ​Award​ ​for​ ​Best​ ​Cover​ ​in​ ​2016,​ ​and​ ​the​ ​Utah​ ​Best​ ​of​ ​State​ ​Award for​ ​Best​ ​Children’s​ ​Performing​ ​Group​ ​the​ ​past​ ​three​ ​years​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​the​ ​BOSS​ ​statue​ ​for​ ​the most​ ​outstanding​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Arts​ ​and​ ​Entertainment​ ​division.

In​ ​early​ ​2014​ ​​One​ ​Voice​ ​Children’s​ ​Choir​​ ​was​ ​featured​ ​with​ ​Alex​ ​Boyé​ ​in​ ​a​ ​music​ ​video​ ​cover of​ ​“Let​ ​It​ ​Go”​ ​from​ ​the​ ​Disney​ ​movie​ ​​Frozen​.​ ​​ ​The​ ​video​ ​went​ ​viral​ ​with​ ​over​ ​78​ ​million YouTube​ ​views​ ​and​ ​was​ ​named​ ​YouTube’s​ ​Top​ ​Cover​ ​of​ ​2014.​ ​​ ​Later​ ​that​ ​year​ ​the​ ​choir competed​ ​on​ ​​America’s​ ​Got​ ​Talent​​ ​and​ ​was​ ​selected​ ​as​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Top​ ​48​ ​acts​ ​in​ ​the​ ​country​ ​and performed​ ​in​ ​the​ ​live​ ​quarter-final​ ​round​ ​of​ ​AGT​ ​at​ ​Radio​ ​City​ ​Music​ ​Hall.

One​ ​Voice​ ​Children’s​ ​Choir​​ ​collaborates​ ​with​ ​many​ ​artists​ ​for​ ​live​ ​performances​ ​and​ ​music videos.​ ​​ ​Some​ ​of​ ​those​ ​artists​ ​include​ ​Peter​ ​Hollens,​ ​Peter​ ​Breinholt,​ ​Kevin​ ​Olusola​ ​(from PENTATONIX),​ ​David​ ​Archuleta,​ ​Jessie​ ​Clark​ ​Funk,​ ​David​ ​Osmond,​ ​Japanese​ ​recording​ ​group BLESS4​ ​and​ ​BYU’s​ ​Vocal​ ​Point.​ ​​ ​Highlights​ ​of​ ​2016​ ​include​ ​the​ ​Eagle​ ​Condor​ ​Humanitarian Gala,​ ​recording​ ​an​ ​original​ ​song​ ​written​ ​by​ ​Elder​ ​David​ ​Bednar​ ​of​ ​the​ ​LDS​ ​Church,​ ​performing at​ ​the​ ​Governor’s​ ​Gala,​ ​BYUtv’s​ ​Christmas​ ​Spectacular​ ​with​ ​Vocal​ ​Point​ ​and​ ​other​ ​invited guests,​ ​and​ ​performing​ ​as​ ​a​ ​Featured​ ​Artist​ ​at​ ​the​ ​Tabernacle​ ​on​ ​Temple​ ​Square​ ​during​ ​the​ ​New Year’s​ ​EVE​ ​celebrations.

One​ ​Voice​ ​Children’s​ ​Choir​​ ​traveled​ ​to​ ​Normandy​ ​and​ ​Paris,​ ​France​ ​in​ ​June​ ​2017​ ​at​ ​the invitation​ ​of​ ​Historic​ ​Programs​ ​and​ ​the​ ​US​ ​Department​ ​of​ ​Defense.​ ​​ ​The​ ​Choir​ ​represented​ ​the United​ ​States​ ​and​ ​performed​ ​in​ ​D-Day​ ​parades,​ ​concerts​ ​and​ ​official​ ​ceremonies.

One​ ​Voice​ ​Children’s​ ​Choir​​ ​continues​ ​to​ ​produce​ ​frequent​ ​music​ ​videos​ ​and​ ​performs​ ​more than​ ​40​ ​times​ ​a​ ​year​ ​with​ ​an​ ​aim​ ​of​ ​sharing​ ​their​ ​talents​ ​joyfully​ ​with​ ​people​ ​around​ ​the​ ​world. A​ ​great​ ​number​ ​of​ ​those​ ​performances​ ​assist​ ​in​ ​raising​ ​funds​ ​and​ ​awareness​ ​for​ ​various charitable​ ​organizations​ ​and​ ​causes.​ ​​ ​Most​ ​recently​ ​the​ ​choir​ ​has​ ​worked​ ​with​ ​Operation Underground​ ​Railroad,​ ​Kearns​ ​St.​ ​Ann’s​ ​School,​ ​Eagle​ ​Condor​ ​Foundation,​ ​United​ ​Angels Foundation,​ ​Utah​ ​Healing​ ​Field,​ ​Mascot​ ​Miracles​ ​Foundation,​ ​and​ ​many​ ​others.

One​ ​Voice​ ​Children’s​ ​Choir​​ ​is​ ​a​ ​501(c)(3)​ ​nonprofit​ ​corporation.​ ​​ ​All​ ​donations​ ​go​ ​directly​ ​to providing​ ​quality​ ​training​ ​and​ ​experiences​ ​for​ ​the​ ​children.​ ​​ ​If​ ​you’d​ ​like​ ​to​ ​learn​ ​how​ ​you​ ​can help​ ​support​ ​the​ ​efforts​ ​of​ ​this​ ​world-class​ ​choir​ ​please​ ​visit​ ​our​ ​website​ ​at www.onevoicechildrenschoir.com​.

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