Beaver Valley Choral Society
For detailed information on membership in any of the choral or orchestral programs, contact Judi Contino, Membership Coordinator at 724-843-7681. For information on the chancel choir program, placing an ad in the BVCS seasonal program booklet, how to become a corporate sponsor, the scholarship programs, the benefactor program, or how to request an on-site church or other venue performance, please write with specifics to Beaver Valley Choral Society, PO Box 1628 Beaver Falls, PA 15010 or through firstname.lastname@example.org
The Beaver Valley Choral Society is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization.
The Chancel Choir and Instruments Ensembles provide an opportunity for area Christian churches to enhance Sunday Worship Music through a collaboration of choral society singers and instrumentalists and their church music ministries. Members in the chancel choir and instruments ensembles are volunteers from BVCS core choir and orchestra.
Ray Rotuna, Lee Pfeifer, Mary Inman and Phil Inman. In recognition of the Jubilation Bells! The Mary Inman Honors Bell Choir of the BVCS.
The Beaver Valley Choral Society Community Choruses and Orchestra and Bell Choir are recognized as the Valley’s largest community choral with orchestra performing arts organization of its kind presenting vibrant concerts.
The Beaver Valley Choral Society Orchestra gave its inaugural performance during the 2012 – 2013 concert season under the batons of the BVCS Artistic Directors, and BVCS Student Concert Master Program featuring a Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, music student. The Orchestra performs with the Choral Society as supportive enhancement and as a solo ensemble. The programs of the season can feature large or small orchestral ensembles.
The Treble Youth Choir focuses on the vocal education and performance of children in grades one through eight. The Treble Youth Choir performs annually, during Beaver Valley Choral Society concerts, challenging and rewarding music. Treble Youth Choir members also perform as the Beaver Valley Choral Society Youth Percussion Ensemble.
Adding to the youth educational and performance programs of the Beaver Valley Choral Society, the Treble Youth Choir Apprentice Conductor Program was initiated in November, 2015. The Apprentice Conductor Program provides an opportunity for a student conductor from one of five colleges or universities, namely Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University, Geneva College, Grove City College, and Westminster College, which are associated with the Philip H. Inman Excellence in Choral Conducting Arts Scholarship, to lead youth choir rehearsals and conduct selected repertoire during specified concert seasons.
The student apprentice conductor is responsible for full preparation of the treble youth choir in weekly rehearsals with focus on intonation, diction, memorization, vocal technique and concert performance etiquette.
The High School Student Promise of Tomorrow Scholarship is awarded annually to a qualified high school student participating in their school’s music programs.
The Laudem Deo Chamber Singers serves as an adjunct chorus bound to the Core Ensemble. The Chamber Singers perform, within scheduled concerts of the Core Ensemble, innovative programming from Gregorian Chant through 21st century music of various Christian traditions striving to exhibit a wide interpretive range.