The Dominico Americano Choir was founded in April 1989, and it has been directed by Professor Viterbo Peña since 1993.
Its participations have stood in shows presented at Teatro Nacional (National Theater), for example: Homage to Maestro Julio Alberto Hernandez “Six o’clock on an autumn Evening”, the Cantata “Carmina Burana”, by Carl Orff, together with Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional (National Symphony Orchestra) and Coro Nacional (National Choir), “Three Dance Tempos”, together with Ballet Clásico Nacional (National Classical Ballet Company), and the Mass to Saint Theresa, at Catedral Primada de América (First Cathedral in America), celebrated by Cardinal Nicolás de Jesús Lopez Rodríguez.
Every year, the ICDA Choir attends the celebration of Medical Week in Barahona, invited by the chapter of the AMD (Asociación Médica Dominicana – Dominican Medical Association) in that province and is a special guest for the Patron Saint’s Celebrations in Cabral, Barahona and Neyba; also, it has always been present at the International Book Fair organized by the Ministry of Culture.
In different occasions, the ICDA Choir has been chosen to sing at the opening of Patron Saint’s celebrations all over the country, and has been invited to close the sports events by Ministerio de Deportes y Recreación (Ministry of Sports and Recreation).
They were invited to the Island of Curacao in 2002 to celebrate the Janwe Mass, and it was a great success, which granted them with another participation in that city in 2007.
Having been in existence for more than 20 years, it has performed extensively in the circle of Dominican choirs, maintaining its existence through relevant participations in national and international choir festivals.
It carries out a continuous program of performances at hospitals, homes for the elderly, churches and institutions like the ICDA, to strengthen choral activity in our country.