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The Birmingham Concert Chorale was founded in 1966 as the Birmingham Civic Chorus under the direction of Bruce Tolbert of the University of Montevallo. In 1977, the name was changed to Birmingham Concert Chorale. The BCC has been led by such notable directors as Hugh Thomas, Tom Gibbs, Timothy Banks and David Smith. In 1997, the BCC was formally designated as the official chorus of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.