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Children’s choir, youth orchestra combine for annual fall concert, Nov. 24

The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir and Shenandoah Valley Youth Orchestra – both of which fall under the Eastern Mennonite University umbrella – have started a tradition of typically convening once annually, just before Thanksgiving. The goal is educational in two ...More

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Helen Jean Smith Print Sales Support SVCC

The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) is selling canvas prints and note cards featuring “Chorister Frolic,” a painting done by local artist Helen Jean Smith, to raise support for the program, now in its 21st year. “Smith has painted so many of our beautiful landmarks and homes, our rural pastimes ...More

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Children’s Choir to Sing Praises to “A Child of God”

The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) celebrates the Christmas season and “A Child of God” on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 5 p.m., in Eastern Mennonite University’s (EMU) Lehman Auditorium. “The concert theme, A Child of God, was inspired by one of my first meetings with the staff of the SVCC,” sai ...More

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Renowned Children’s Storyteller to Appear With SVCC

Bill Wellington, a nationally recognized children’s storyteller, folk musician, song writer and dance caller, will join the Woofers and members of the Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) for a concert and sing-along on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 4 p.m., in Park ...More

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Van der Vat-Chromy Named Interim Music Director of Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir

Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy, Director of Choral Activities and Assistant Professor of Music Education at James Madison University, will serve as interim music director of the Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) for the 2012-2013 season. “’Dr. V.’ will be directing the Treble and Concert Choirs and has been hard at work already, choo ...More

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Acclaimed Children’s Choir to Sing at Carnegie Hall

The award-winning Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) is headed to New York City Memorial Day Weekend to perform at Carnegie Hall. The SVCC, celebrating its twentieth year, will sing with guest director Ruth Dwyer of the Indianapolis Children’s Choir and perform by invitation Saturday, May 26 in the city’s famed venue with four other children’s choirs. The choir ...More

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From the Mouth of Babes

Courtesy Daily News Record, Mar. 15, 2012 Choir lovers can expect a little deja vu at the 20th anniversary celebration of the Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir this weekend. The group will celebrate the milestone with a performance at Eastern Mennonite University’s Lehman Auditorium. The organization’s three children’s choirs — the Preparatory, Treble an ...More

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SVCC, Alumni Choir Host Spring Concert

The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) will celebrate 20 years of music performance and education at two spring concerts featuring alumni, March 17 at 7 p.m., and March 18 at 3 p.m. The concerts will be held in Eastern Mennonite University’s (EMU) Lehman Auditorium. The ...More

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Famed Choir Now Offered for Boys

The acclaimed Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC), celebrating its twentieth year, is offering a unique opportunity for boys ages 8-13 to share their vocal talents. Led by Julia J. White, Artistic Director and Founder of the SVCC, the Shenandoah Valley Boychoir is a six-week e ...More

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Children’s Choir to Perform at White House

The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) has been invited to sing at the White House Christmas Tours on December 21, according to Yvette Peake, choir manager. The acclaimed children’s choir, now in its twentieth year, had applied for the honor in April 2011. “We were thrilled to get this invitation in mid-November and had almost given up on this working out,” said Ju ...More