A look back at WVC's Spring 2023 Season

The WVC in concert at St. Stephen RC Church in Warwick, NY, on May 14, 2023

The Spring concerts, "Three B's, Old and New," featured Beethoven's Mass in C Major.  The music program also included works by Johannes Brahms and J.S. Bach, as well as selections by Leonard Bernstein, Irving Berlin, and Jerry Bock (composer of Fiddler on the Roof

Click here to see the announcement in the Warwick Advertiser.


View the May 7th concert at Goshen CR Church here  https://goshen.church/concerts


The Warwick Valley Chorale participated in a special concert: Honoring Stanley Curtis through Song, on June 4th at Orange Hall on the campus of SUNY Orange in Middletown.

See the announcement on SUNY Orange's web site: 


Also:  the announcement in the Warwick Advertiser.

The program for this concert was taken from our Spring 2023 program plus Gwyneth Walker's The Wings of a Dove

Email from Gwyneth Walker on May 23rd:  

"I am so glad that my music continues to be part of the Warwick Valley Chorale repertoire. This has been a gratifying collaboration for me over the years.

Please relay my fond greetings to Zoey and everyone else!

Best wishes -- Gwyneth "



Email from President Zoey Savale on June 5th:  

"What a great concert we had yesterday!  I think we really honored Stanley in a wonderful way.  The audience, and particularly Betty and Scott, enjoyed and appreciated what we did.  A big thank you to everyone involved.      Zoey"


Note from Gail, May 16:

"Dear WVC Members,

What a joy to be a part of this season's glorious performances!  What magnificent voices!   And, now I have a beautiful reminder when I look out my window!  Thank you for the flowers and for sharing your talent with Orange County!

Love,  Gail "


Bringing the "B's" to local nursing homes

(Bernstein, Berlin & Bock)

Members of the Warwick Valley Chorale visited six area nursing homes and retirement centers where they performed songs from the Chorale's Spring 2023 concerts.

July 18, 2023:  Promenade at Middletown, Southeast Towers and the Wallkill Living Center.

July 25, 2023:  Glen Arden in Goshen, Schervier Pavilion of Warwick and the Valley View Center near Goshen


Music Program featured selections from Fiddler on the Roof and West Side Story as well as Cheek to Cheek, Blue Skies, Puttin' on the Ritz and God Bless America

Thanks to Dennis English for conducting and Gail Johnson for the accompaniment as well as making all the arrangements for these visits.

WVC singers led by Dennis English and Gail Johnson at the Southeast Towers in Middletown on July 18, 2023.

WVC singers also visited the Valley View Center near Goshen on July 25, 2023.


Take me out to the ball game!

WVC at the Hudson Valley Renegades, Sunday, July 16.

V.P. Melissa Tidd's email from July 17th:

"Hi, everyone.   Thank you to all who sang yesterday!  And thank you to Dennis for conducting! Everything went well! Luckily, it only sprinkled at the game. But of course I understand the concern that we were all feeling.

I have 28 tickets left, and they are good for the rest of the 2023 season. I believe you would just have to exchange at the box office. If you paid for a ticket(s) and would like to retrieve them, we can meet up somehow for me to give them to you. If you had expressed interest but didn't pay me yet, please let me know your intentions. If you are not interested in the tickets, I can try to make other arrangements with them. If I looked at the calendar right, the last home game of the season is September 15.  Also if you paid me but do not want the tickets, I'll give your money back.

Have a good night, everyone!    Melissa"

WVC members singing our National Anthem at the start of  the H.V. Renegades game on July 16th.    Photo by Nikki Adams.


Documents for Spring 2023