The Hopewell Valley Chorus is accepting applications for its Choral Conducting Scholar Program. Applicants should be of high school age and have a strong interest in choral conducting or music education. Accepted Scholars will be given dedicated rehearsal time to teach a piece of music to the Chorus. Each Scholar will have private score study … More Choral Conducting Scholars Program
Today we are remembering Betty Lazar with much love, One of our greatest fans and friends, she never missed a concert or a party. She shared her beautiful smile with us all.and we are the more radiant for having known her. Joe and Betty celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary this summer, We send him a chorus … More Remembering Betty Lazar
The chorus invites all who love to sing and are interested in membership to attend our open rehearsals, September 17 and 24, There’s no charge, and it’s a great opportunity to sample our new repertoire, while meeting returning members and our director, Heather Mitchell, DMA. The chorus is wait-listing prospective members of the soprano and … More Open rehearsals on September 17 and 24: Please come sing with us!
On June 11, 13 singers from the Hopewell Valley Chorus sang Haydn’s “Creation” at Carnegie Hall as part of the Masterwork Festival Chorus, a collaborative, auditioned chorus of singers from across the country. This exhilarating experience was our second opportunity to perform at the legendary concert hall—two unforgettable experiences that we hope to repeat next … More Performing Haydn’s Creation at Carnegie Hall
On Thursday , May 17, Uncle Ed’s Creamery once again hosted “You Scream! I Scream,” a day to support the Hopewell Valley Chorus, by enjoying delicious treats: sundaes, cones, cups, candy, pies and more! Uncle Ed donated $170 to the chorus, a generous portion of the day’s sales. The Hopewell Valley Chorus thanks Ed Gola … More May 17: You Scream! I Scream! All-Day Ice Cream Social
“Oh, My Joy,” under the artistic direction of Dr. Heather Mitchell, was a lovely evening of songs celebrating spring and the liberating joy of music. We performed the world premiere of “Here Is the World,” composed for our chorus by Allen L. Borton, and “Whistle, Daughter, Whistle,” arranged by our very own Valerie Nelson. The … More Oh, My Joy: Friday, May 11
Our 19th annual Spring into Song was another smashing success. We were joined by the five choirs of the Trenton Children’s Chorus and their drumming ensemble, as well as Vox Nova and the Timberlane Singers, in their Spring into Song debut. The generosity of musicians and audience members led to overflowing free-will donation baskets, which … More Spring into Song, Sunday Afternoon, April 15
This fall the chorus is rehearsing for “Deck the Halls,” a program of sacred and secular winter holiday music. Please see our Repertoire page for details. (Concert date: Friday, December 15.) While membership for this season is closed, all who love to sing are welcome to join us next season, with open rehearsals set for … More “Deck the Halls”