ANNE TOMLINSON, Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), oversees the educational and artistic development of the Chorus and leads LACC’s renowned Concert Choir and Chamber Singers. Additionally, she is Children’s Chorus Mistress for LA Opera. Tomlinson has worked with celebrated conductors Gustavo Dudamel, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Plácido Domingo, James Conlon, and Grant Gershon and prepared the Chorus for performances with LA Opera, Los Angeles Philharmonic and Los Angeles Master Chorale, and other leading organizations. Tomlinson’s film work includes the 2002 Academy Award-nominated documentary Sing!, which chronicles a year in the life of Los Angeles Children’s Chorus. Tomlinson is a frequent guest conductor and presenter at symposia, workshops, and festivals both nationally and internationally. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin College Conservatory of Music and a Master’s degree in conducting from Northwestern University, where she studied with Margaret Hillis. Among many awards, Los Angeles Children’s Chorus and Tomlinson are the 2014 recipients of the Chorus America Margaret Hillis award for choral excellence. Tomlinson is stepping down from Los Angeles Children’s Chorus at the conclusion of the 2017/18 season, after 22 years of leading the organization to unprecedented growth and artistic excellence.