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Children’s choir to sing for Carters on Sept. 21

It marks the second time the Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) has sung by invitation for a U.S. president. It is also the second time the choir was invited to provide music before a crowd of more than 6,000 at the presentation of the Global Nonviolence Award by the Mahatma Gandhi Center at James Madison University (JMU). ...More

Children’s choir returns from Hawaii, ready to share all they’ve learned

SVCC Returns From Hawaii, Ready To Share All They’ve Learned By Kate Elizabeth Queram, Daily News-Record When Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir member Nikita Burke first heard that the group would be traveling to Hawaii in July to participate in the 2009 Pacific Rim Children’s Chorus Festival, she knew instantly that she wanted to ...More

Children’s choir to sing at Pacific Rim Festival in Hawaii

It is certain to be an extraordinary experience for the young choristers, and for some, their first time on a commercial airliner and first trip outside the continental United States. Forty-eight members of the celebrated Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC), their director, Julia White and 36 adult chaperones and companion travelers will participate in ...More

Children’s choir announces 2009-10 season auditions

The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) will hold auditions for their 2009-2010 season May 14, 15 and 16 at EMU for children in rising grades 3-8. Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir Auditions are o ...More

Children’s Choir Sings at National Music Conference

The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir, part of EMU’s music department, sang by invitation at the Organization of American Kodaly Educators National Conference held Mar. 11-4 in Washington D.C. The Shenandoah Valley Children’s C ...More

SVCC Spring Concert Features Finale Dinner, Auction

SVCC Chorister The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir spring concerts, featuring all three performing choirs and guest performers, will be held 5 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 28 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Mar. 29, 3 p.m. at Harrisonburg High School. New this year is the spr ...More

Ring in the Season With the Shenandoah Valley Childrens Choir

The sound of 150 children’s voices and pipe organ will be heard 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, when the Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir presents its annual Christmas concerts at Lehman Auditorium. The Preparatory Choir, ages 8-11, the Treble Choir, ages 10-15, and the Concert Choir, ages 11-17, will present holiday and winter select ...More

Educators Get Closeup Look at Children’s Choir

What do a pear, a "talking" tennis ball and "hee-haw" have to do with conducting children’s choirs? More than 250 music educators from across the state found out during a seminar in children’s choral conducting Nov. 21. Julia White, founder and artistic director of the 17-year-old Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir, led 69 chor ...More

Children’s Choir Directors Receive National Recognition

The directors of the Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) are doing more than leading local children in award-winning singing these days. They’re also directing and teaching choristers and music educators across the country. ...More

Children’s Choir Breaks Forth in Song

SVCC choristers (l to r): Kendra Wright, Augusta County, Ginny Coffman, and Alexandra Sullivan, both from Harrisonburg, and (second row) Cole Boylen (Augusta County) and Madeline Hostetler, Harrisonburg. It’s an invigorating breath – two, actually – of spr ...More