West Valley Singers
The West Valley Singers, a 16 – 20 member ensemble, was organized from within the West Valley Chorale in Fall 2016 to provide high-quality performances at venues not large enough to accommodate the 60-70 members of the West Valley Chorale. West Valley Singers perform primarily in the West Valley for civic groups, churches, RV parks, retirement communities, private parties, etc. In addition to choral music, members of West Valley Singers also perform instrumental solos and ensembles, plus vocal solos, duets, trios, and quartets. The West Valley Singers is directed by Dr Ted Faszer, and accompanied by Chorale member Linda Schirk.
Dr Ted Faszer (Director, West Valley Singers) – Dr Faszer taught music for 36 years at Sioux Falls Seminary in South Dakota. He also served as minister of music for over 40 years in churches in Ohio and South Dakota. Dr Faszer studied at Northern State University in Aberdeen SD, Sioux Falls Seminary in Sioux Falls SD, Cleveland State University in Cleveland Ohio, and University of South Dakota in Vermillion SD, earning graduate degrees in education and music.