“Deck the Halls”

On Monday,  September 11 and Monday, September 18, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The Hopewell Valley Chorus will hold open rehearsals for its new season,”Deck the Halls,” a program of sacred and secular winter holiday music. (Concert date: Friday, December 15.) Anyone who loves to sing is welcome to come to either rehearsal or both, … More “Deck the Halls”

We practiced, practiced, practiced…

Earlier this year, members of the HVC made their debut in CARNEGIE HALL, New York City. On March 11, 2017, they performed W.A. Mozart’s cherished and famed Requiem, K. 646. Auditioned singers from all over the country came together to rehearse and perform this masterwork under the baton of Dr. Bruce Chamberlain, Director of Choral Activities at … More We practiced, practiced, practiced…

March 25: Dinner Theater Offers Murder Mystery as the Main Course

Who dunnit? Find out on March 25 at an interactive murder mystery dinner and fundraiser presented by the Hopewell Valley Chorus. Enjoy dinner, a performance and door prizes. Click on the poster for more details! When: Saturday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m. Where: Upper Titus Room at Pennington Presbyterian Church, Pennington Tickets: $60 per person … More March 25: Dinner Theater Offers Murder Mystery as the Main Course

Holiday Concert, Solstice: From Darkness into Light, December 2

For the chorus’s 57th holiday concert, Solstice, From Darkness into Light, Artistic Director Heather Mitchell, DMA, created a program outside the traditional holiday repertoire, featuring themes of peace, light, love, and serenity. Among the songs performed were two pieces by Randall Thompson, “Nowel,” and “Alleluia;” Brahms’s “In Stiller Nacht;” Rachmaninoff’s “Ave Maria;” Whitacre’s “Seal Lullaby,” Stroope’s … More Holiday Concert, Solstice: From Darkness into Light, December 2

Spring into Song Scholarships: A Summer Success Story

Through the generosity of musicians and audience at the HVC’s 17th annual Spring into Song, seven members of the Trenton Children’s Chorus participated in the Westminster Choir College Middle School Summer Vocal Institute. Seen here with two additional TCC participants, they brought down the house with songs in four languages, by composers from Mozart to Irving … More Spring into Song Scholarships: A Summer Success Story

The Spring Season

AN AIR OF SPRING: Friday, May 13 Dr. Heather Mitchell directed a gorgeous program that drew a standing ovation. Selections included Italian art songs, English songs of love and loss, and three powerful African-American spirituals with Mezzo soloist, Melissa Hicks. Chorus pianist extraordinaire, Stefanie Watson, performed “April,” from Three Sketches for Piano, No. 1 by Frank … More The Spring Season