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West Valley Chorale sets spring concerts in Sun City, Sun City West

Posted 2/22/24

The West Valley Chorale continues celebrating its 40th season by presenting “America in Song.”

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West Valley Chorale sets spring concerts in Sun City, Sun City West


The West Valley Chorale, directed by Ken Goodenberger, artistic director, with Christine Kyhn, principal accompanist, continues celebrating its 40th season by presenting “America in Song.”

Shows are scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2 at American Lutheran Church, 17200 N. Del Webb Blvd., and 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4 at Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church, 13658 W. Meeker Blvd.

The concerts showcase the richness and variety of American music.

Excerpts from commissioned works by Dan Forrest, Craig Bohmler and Kyhn will be featured.

The concerts will also include works by Aaron Copland, Joseph Martin, Samuel Barber, John Ness Beck and Williametta Spencer, to name a few, plus several soulful arrangements of spirituals and arrangements of “Shenandoah” and “Down in the Valley.”

Maximilien Farkas, first place winner of the West Valley Chorale’s Young Singers Competition, will also perform during the spring concerts.

Tickets are available from chorale members for $15 or by reserving at westvalleychoraleaz.org/reserve-tickets.

The chorale consists of 80 singers from the West Valley, many with extensive vocal training and choral experience. A large number of the members have also been teachers and professors of music during their varied careers.

Chorale members are dedicated to providing beautiful and elegant choral experiences for the enjoyment of their audiences.

The West Valley Chorale is a Surprise 501(c)(3) nonprofit performing arts organization supported by season sponsor Sanderson Lincoln, concert sponsors Royal Oaks and Setterberg Jewelers, advertisers, ticket sales and tax-deductible donations from patrons.

Visit westvalleychoraleaz.org for information.