Schedule of Rehearsals and Concert


Mohawk Valley Choral Society
P.O. Box 46
Little Falls, NY    13365


Hello everyone -

I hope you are enjoying the break. Congratulations to all of you who participated in our May concert, Music for the Living, featuring the music of Dan Forrest. We had a very receptive audience.

Our sincere appreciation goes to our Assistant Artistic Director, Mark Bunce, to Ann Kocuba for our rehearsal and concert accompaniment, to our orchestra members, and to our soloists Anita Firman and Will Paddock. Thank YOU all for your efforts in making the concert very successful. Your continued participation and support of our concerts is wonderful and greatly appreciated.

For this gala fall season, we will be performing Handel’s oratorio, Messiah. The concert will be December 9, at 2:00 P.M., at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Utica. Dress rehearsal is scheduled for Tuesday, December 4, at 7 p.m. at the church.

The Fall rehearsal season, under the direction of Randy Davis, will begin Monday, September 10, at 7:00P.M., in the Vocal Music Room at Central Valley Academy. Rehearsals are two hours each week, concluding at 9:00 P.M.

Directions to CVA are below should you need them.

New members are definitely welcome . . . we always need singers.

If you will need Messiah music, The music cost for the Schirmer edition of Messiah is $10.00.

The Choral Society dues for this semester will be $15.00.

We remind you that members are expected to attend rehearsals regularly in order to maintain the vocal integrity of the group. This semester we will have TEN Choral Society “Student Enrichment in Vocal Music” award winners singing with us. These students are from Central Valley Academy, Herkimer, Little Falls, Poland, and West Canada Valley Central Schools. We hope to see YOU in attendance this semester. Enjoy the rest of the summer break! Please complete the enclosed form, and bring it with you to our first rehearsal.

Hoping to see you soon,

Donyce McCluskey, President


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Directions to Central Valley Academy

Take Route 5 or route 5S to Route 51 in Ilion.
Turn onto Route 51 South.
Stay on route 51.
Cross Clark Street (Rite Aide will be on your right and Citgo gas station/convenience store on the left), Continue south approximately 7/10 of a mile.
Pass firehouse on your right.
Pass Kinney Drugs on your right.
Pass Benedict, Weber, English Streets. on left.
Turn Left onto Frederick St.
Continue over the bridge and follow the road as it bends to the left up the hill.
Continue past the main entrances of the building to the parking lot at the very end of the building. (Cemetery on right, Tennis Courts ahead)
Enter building at “Auditorium” sign
and turn left into first hallway.
The Chorus Room will be at the end of the hall on the right.