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Pre-sale for the Towanda concert has ended, but tickets will still be available at the door. 

Pre-sale for Waverly will close tomorrow at 10am. 

If you buy tickets online, the tickets will be held for you at will-call. 

It's almost time for our annual holiday concert. This year's title is "Christmas Time is Here," an homage to the classic song featured in "A Charlie Brown Christmas."


You will hear that song and many more, from old favorites to modern classics, and everything in between at this year's Valley Chorus holiday concert!

There are two opportunities to see this show this year, and we couldn't be more excited to bring the show to our neighbors to the south at the Keystone Theater in Towanda. We hope to see you there! 

Hear Kevin's interview with Wiggle 100

Wiggle 100 InterviewKevin Doherty
00:00 / 07:14

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Join Us

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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.  

To learn more about joining The Valley Chorus, email us
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.

Music Sheets




Music Sheets

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

Chorus President: Kyle Burns

Vice President  - Ron Kahn

Secretary - Gloria Ciavardini


Treasurer - Liz Fice

Librarian - Gloria Ciavardini, Gretchen Rentschler, Cheryl Gordon

Board Members-At-Large:

Jim Craig

Pamela Kellogg 

Gary Miller

Linda Coe


Grant Writing Committee: 

Public Relations Representative: 

Nominating Committee: Jim Craig, Gary Miller

Publicity Committee: Virginia Malone


Program Advertising Committee:

Printed Program/Posters/Tickets: Kyle Burns

Decorating Committee:

Auditing Committee: Jon Liechty, Gary Miller


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