Heart of the Valley Children's Choir

(541) 738-7888
Email the Office
260 SW Madison, Ste 101
Corvallis, OR 97333
Monday: 12:00pm-3:00pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 5:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday: Call for appointment
Sunday: Call for appointment

Preparatory Choir
Steve Herb, Director
Mandee Varner, Coordinator

Children's Choir 1
Aimee Newman, Director
Natalie Summerlin, Coordinator

Children's Choir 2
Carol Nelson, Director
Laura Davis, Coordinator
Wendy McLaren, Coordinator

Festival Choirs
Carol Nelson, Director
Terry Anderson, Coordinator
Mindy Capilla, Coordinator

Chamber Choir
Carol Nelson, Director
Patti O'Bannan, Coordinator
Mandee Varner, Coordinator

Uniforms, Office Manager
Candice O'Bannan

CFO/Tour Director
Jean Scott

Anita Neilson

Web Site
Pam Van Londen

Scrip Sales
Carla Friedt

Festival of the Aegean Tour 2014

Greece 2014

Photo Blogs and Steams

John Seitz’ Blog
Larry Anderson’s Facebook Album

Important Information

Syros Choir Schedule 2014 (.PDF, updated July 3, 2014)

Flight Information (.PDF, updated July 3, 2014)

Inclusions and Exclusions Aegean Tour (.PDF)


The Festival and Chamber choirs are preparing to tour at the Festival of the Aegean on the Greek island of Syros from July 3 to July 18, 2014.  Peter Tiboris, Founder and General Director of Mid-America Productions will provide the festival at the Apollo Opera Theater on the Island of Syros, Greece.


The residency includes 12 nights in Syros and 2 nights in Athens at a cost of $1,549 Euros, plus airfare, lunches, and most dinners. Optional excursions ($) include an all-day Island visit to Mykonos and Delos Antiquities and a day trip to St. Paul’s Corinth prior to arriving in Athens near the end of the residency.
Residency concerts include performing:

  • At Apollo Opera Theater (a concert with orchestra and distinguished guest conductors)
  • At the outdoor Miaoulli Plateia (Piazza) grand finale, on the steps  of the Capitol Building of the Cyclades ‘under the stars’
  • Solo performances with participating choirs and their own directors  at St. Nicholas Church

Intent to Participate Forms

The Rooming/Chaparone Group Preferences form was due Feb 3, 2014.
The Aegean Tour Intent to Participate form was due Monday, October 7, 2013.

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Concert CD/DVD pre-sale order

Please use the HVCC CD and DVD Order Form (PDF) to purchase audio and video of previous concerts. The options include:

  • HVCC Concert March 10, 2013
  • Tuft’s University’s Beelzebubs Concert March 19, 2013, featuring LBCC’s Blue Light Special
  • OSU Symphony/Chamber Choir’s St. Matthew’s Passion, Featuring HVCC Festival Choir
  • HVCC Beth Powell Concert June 2, 2013
  • HVCC Concert December 14, 2013 at the Grotto
  • HVCC Concert December 15, 2013

Please return this order and payment to the choir coordinator at your singer’s check-in table. Discs will be available at the Festival and Children’s Choir Two tables in about 2 weeks.

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Scrip program

Scrip are gift certificates offered by merchants which provide a percentage of proceeds to the choir members. Singers sell scrip to help build their tour accounts.

We sell scrip for these groups (Amount):

  • Allann Brothers Coffee $10’s
  • American Dream Pizza $10’s
  • Block 15 $25’s
  • CIBA $10’s. Corvallis Independent Business Association (CIBA). This list subject to change; see current offerings.
  • Coffee Culture $1’s
  • Dutch Brothers $10’s
  • Francesco’s $5’s
  • Fred Meyer $50’s & $100’s
  • Garlands Nursery $25’s
  • Grass Roots $10’s
  • Great Harvest Bread $10’s
  • Iyengar Yoga Center $13/$120
  • La Rockita $5’s
  • Timerberhill Dental
  • Yogurt Extreme $5’s

All businesses contribute 10% except for Fred Meyers which contributes 5%.

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