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Are you interested in singing with us during our 2016-17 season? Auditions will be held on Monday, August 29th and Monday, September 12th between 12 noon and 4:00 pm in the Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church Choir Room (13658 W Meeker Blvd, Sun City West, AZ 85375). Please prepare a short solo, with piano accompaniment, for the audition. Click here to fill out an audition form. You will be contacted by Artistic Director Ken Goodenberger to arrange an audition date and time. Our first rehearsal for the year is Monday, September 26.
We rehearse on Mondays, from 2:45 pm to 5:00 pm. Our December performances will be on December 6th and 8th. We would love to have you be a part of our outstanding chorus!
American Music at its Best!
Our upcoming season is a salute to great American composers. You won't want to miss either of these outstanding peformances.
An American Holiday
Dec. 6 at 7:00pm, Faith Presbyterian Church, Sun City and Dec. 8 at 7:00pm, Shepherd of the Hills Methodist Church, Sun City West
Come celebrate this special time of the year with the West Valley Chorale as we present the Holiday music of America! Many of your favorite Christmas and holiday songs and carols, arranged and composed by America's greatest composers, including William Billings (a personal friend of Paul Revere!), Randall Thompson, Charles Ives, Robert Shaw, Andre Thomas, Eric Whitacre and Morten Lauridsen. Join us as we sing out our wish for Peace on this Earth, Goodwill to all, and Joy to the World.
America in Song
April 4 at 7:00pm, Faith Presbyterian Church and April 6 at 7:00pm, Shepherd of the Hills Methodist
Continuing our American music theme from our December concerts, WVC will sing a concert of the best of American music, exploring the genres of Folk, Classical, Spiritual, Sacred and Broadway Music! Aaron Copland, Rogers and Hammerstein, Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin are just some of the iconic composers whose music we will sing. And we'll finish with a salute to America's Armed Forces in a grand patriotic finale!
Thanks to everyone who came to our two Verdi Requiem performances. We had over 700 people attend this special event - an all-time spring concert record attendance! We'll have some more photos posted in early May and an audio file or two.
Alyssa Martin, Mezzo Soprano and Sarah Tucker, Soprano
Photos by Al Morgan
West Valley Chorale February 2016 - Alayne Vogel, Photographer
Will-Call ticket reservations for our final Requiem concert have now closed. Tickets are still available for the April 14 concert in Sun City West ($15/ticket). Come hear this glorious piece. Support the arts in the West Valley!
The West Valley Chorale is a member of the West Valley Arts Council. The WVAC is the only regional organization that focuses on all disciplines of the arts and maintains a unique position in providing professional arts and culture offerings to the 1.3 million residents of the West Valley. Click here to view their posting on our April 12 performance and here for the posting for our April 14 performance.
The West Valley Chorale is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent allowable by law. We are now accepting donations through PayPal or major credit cards. Click on the box above find out how you can help support the arts in the West Valley. Click here to find out more about our Circle of Sponsors.
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West Valley Chorale will be performing at three locations this Spring.
Watch and Listen
See photos of past performances. Coming soon: Audio and Video.