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Valley Chorus: The Eras Concert
is a success! 


The Valley Chorus' spring concert, "The Eras Concert", was a huge hit with audiences this past weekend both in Towanda and Waverly. The chorus performed songs from the history of American pop music to fantastic crowds. 

Thank you to all who came out to see our show. We had a great time singing for you, and are already looking forward to getting started on new music in the fall. 

Check back here and follow us on social media to see when our season starts back up. In the meantime, if you have any questions about joining, CLICK HERE

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Upcoming Dates

August 26th, 2024 - Annual Season Kick-Off Picnic, East Waverly Park - New members welcome

September 9th, 2024 - 1st rehearsal of the fall season - Waverly High School Chorus Room. 

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This concert was so much fun Every song was just beautiful in my opinion! I feel so blessed that I have been part of such a loving tight knit a talented group of singers! 

-comment from a long-time member

About Us

Established in 1955, The Valley Chorus is a non-profit music association comprised of non-professional singers assembled for the purpose of performing a wide variety of musical repertoire celebrating all genres, styles and cultures of vocal literature while providing an educational opportunity for its members to develop proper vocal skills and perform in vocal concert settings.

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The Valley Chorus is always looking for new singers to join us. 

If you live in the twin tiers region of New York and Pennsylvania, and love to sing, then we think you will be a perfect fit. There is no audition to join. We are a welcoming group, open to all.

Rehearsals are Monday evening at Waverly High School. You will find a group of people who love getting together to make great music and great friendships. 

We accept new members for the first three rehearsals of every season. Usually we start the fall the Monday after Labor Day, and the spring the Monday after MLK Day. Check back here and on our Facebook page for details. 

To learn more about joining The Valley Chorus, email us
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Musical Leadership

Kevin F. Doherty, Jr. Musical Director

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Kevin Doherty is a musician and educator from Tioga Center, NY, who has nurtured a lifelong love of singing by making it his career and many of his hobbies. He spends his days directing five choruses, giving voice lessons, and teaching general music, music technology, and media at the Middle/High School in Waverly, NY.

As a performer, Kevin has sung and played in a variety of styles and musical situations, but one of his greatest joys was performing with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, the primary chorus for the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops. Over his 12 years in the group he performed more than 120 times in venues around the world including Boston’s Symphony Hall, Carnegie Hall, and Royal Albert Hall under the direction of some of the greatest conductors in the world. Kevin now sings as a member of the Southern Tier Singer’s Collective, our region’s new professional chamber choir. He is also active in the twin tiers as a tenor soloist, bass player, and drummer.

Kevin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music with a concentration in Vocal Performance from Binghamton University and a Master’s Degree in Music Education from the Boston Conservatory. He is active in the world of contemporary a cappella music, acting as an adjudicator for the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella. He conducted his first All-County Choral Festival in 2017.  

Kevin also loves travelling, video games, and spending time outdoors biking, running, hiking, camping, and playing various sports. He lives in South Waverly, PA with his incredible wife, Michelle, their three wonderful children, Aiden, Emma, and Leyna, a dog, cat, and a ferret.

Leslie Damiano, Accompanist


Leslie began her music career at the age of five.  She studied with several instructors,  including Kay Hooper from Susquehanna University and Dr. Barry Hannigan at Bucknell University.  Her accompanying career began early on in junior and senior high school and continued at Bucknell with the Bucknell Chorale.  Upon  graduation she moved to Ithaca, NY and was hired as accompanist for the Ithaca Community Choir. Later, after moving to the Valley, she now plays for several local school choirs, including Waverly, Sayre, and Horseheads. 

   Leslie also has performed in and accompanied  the Waverly Summer Musical Theater program, Co-directed two Valley Community Theater productions and is currently the accompanist for the Sayre High School Drama department for their musical productions.  She is also the music director for St. James church in Waverly, NY.   When not performing she enjoys cooking, gardening and reading a good book.

Executive Leadership

Board of Directors

Chorus President: Ron Kahn

Vice President  - Linda Coe

Secretary - Gloria Ciavardini

Treasurer - Kyle Burns

Librarian - Gloria Ciavardini, Cheryl Gordon

Members-at-Large: Jim Craig

                                  Doug Eastway

                                  Jordyn Hill

                                  Virginia Malone

                                  Gary Miller

Committee Assignments

Nominating: Jim Craig, Gary Miller

Publicity: Virginia Malone

Historian: Linda Coe, Carol Eastway

Grant Writing: Ron Kahn

Program Content: Ron Kahn, Linda Coe

Program Advertising: Virginia Malone, Joe Blood, Linda Coe, Ron Kahn

Public Relations: Leslie Damiano

Auditing: Gary Miller, Ron Kahn


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