GSCC Member Organization

Skagit Valley Chorale

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2976
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Electronic Contact:
Artistic Director: Dr. Adam Burdick
Founded: 1984
Next Anniversary: 2023–2024 academic year
Ensemble Type: Adult Non-Auditioned Community Choir
Size: 125 members
Yearly Contributions: $90
Rehearses: Tuesdays, 6:30pm during the Academic Year at Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church, Mount Vernon, WA
(Tuesday rehearsals end at 9:00pm. There is one Saturday rehearsal per month during season.)


"The Skagit Valley Chorale exists to enrich the lives of all interested singers and concert audiences in the Skagit Valley by expressing the human spirit through choral music."

The Skagit Valley Chorale was founded by Joan Penny in 1984 and has grown from its original 30 members to over 100 men and women dedicated to performing quality choral music at our two annual concerts.

Our concerts are performed in Mount Vernon at McIntyre Hall, which is considered one of the premier performing arts venues in the state of Washington. The "Heralding Christmas" concert is presented shortly after Thanksgiving and features classical choral works along with a variety of seasonal favorites. Our "Celebrating in Song" concert, presented in the spring, features classical choral works as well as a variety of choral music by contemporary composers representing the diversity of world traditions and cultures.

Membership in the Chorale is open on a non-audition basis to anyone wishing to express their singing talent and challenge their vocal skills. Placement within the Chorale is determined by a voice range evaluation. Current membership includes singers from Skagit, Whatcom, Island and Snohomish counties.

Rehearsals are held at the Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church on Tuesday evenings and occasionally on Saturday mornings.

Skagit Valley Chorale
Skagit Valley Chorale