Livermore, CA – The Valley Concert Chorale, celebrating its 60th Anniversary as the Tri-Valley’s premier chorus, announces its holiday choral events. Details are as follows:
Saturday, December 10, 7:30pm
First Presbyterian Church
2020 Fifth Street, Livermore
Sunday, December 11, 4:00pm
Trinity Lutheran Church
1225 Hopyard Rd., Pleasanton
Joyous music for the holiday season featuring choruses from Bach’s Magnificat in D, a choral arrangement of A’soalin made famous by singing group Peter, Paul and Mary, plus carols and a fun arrangement of Jingle Bells. As is tradition, the audience is invited to sing-along for a selection of carols.
Tickets are $30. High school and college students $10 with valid student ID. Children are free. Advance tickets may be ordered by visiting the Chorale’s website at www.valleyconcertchorale.org, or by calling the Chorale’s information number at (925) 866-4003.
COVID policy: Audiences will be asked to follow current Alameda County guidelines in effect at the time of the events, which may require showing proof of vaccination upon entry and wearing your mask while indoors. All singers have been vaccinated.
About Valley Concert Chorale
For 60 years, the Valley Concert Chorale has been the Tri-Valley’s premier chorus. Under the direction of John Emory Bush, the Chorale has offered a variety of musical performances to serve the diverse musical tastes of its audiences.
Valley Concert Chorale’s mission is to engage audiences in the transforming power of music by sharing their passion and joy in live performance. They are dedicated to excellence in singing choral music of all genres, nurturing the next generation of singers, and supporting musical endeavors in the Tri-Valley community.
The all-volunteer, non-profit chorale receives financial support from grants, ticket sales, membership dues, fundraisers and donations.
About the Director
John Emory Bush has been the Artistic Director and Conductor of the Valley Concert Chorale since 1998. He holds a Master’s degree from the Juilliard School of Music and is also trained as a pianist, organist and harpist. He was Music Director and Conductor of the San Francisco Concert Chorale for eighteen seasons and Director of Music and Organist at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Cathedral in Dallas from 2000-2010. Mr. Bush is Director of Music and Organist at First United Methodist Church, McKinney, Texas. For the past 22 years, Mr. Bush has divided his time between the Bay Area and Dallas, contributing to both musical communities.
2020 Fifth Street
livermore, California 94550