Village Harmony, Inc.,
is the umbrella organization for a diverse range of choral,
world music and harmony singing activities under
the direction of
Larry Gordon and Patty Cuyler. Our choruses include Village Harmony, Northern Harmony, Boston Harmony,
the Brooklyn World Music Chorus, the brand-new Chicago World Music Chorus,
and our many Village Harmony Summer Camp ensembles.
Donate to our diversity scholarship campaign.
Help us to make Village Harmony truly accessible. Our aim is to provide a dozen completely full scholarships for the summer of 2016 to inner-city and underprivileged students who would otherwise probably not even consider the possibility of joining one of our camps. Drop a check or bill into one of our jars at our concerts, or donate online with this link:
Seven different concert programs with over sixty concerts in New England and the Midwest, each featuring thrilling harmony singingfrom community traditions around the world and across the centuries.
Concerts begin at 7:30pm unless otherwise noted. Admission is at the door, normally $10 for adults and $5 for children. Call local numbers for details.
In the store:
THE BEST OF VILLAGE HARMONY:
A 25th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION ($40)
A wire-bound 186-page book, with accompanying mp3 CDR, compiled and edited by Village Harmony co-directors Larry Gordon & Patty Cuyler.
A priceless treasury of world music choral arrangements, with 97 scores contributed by present and past Village Harmony camp leaders and published to commemorate the organization's 25th anniversary. Traditional & composed polyphonic songs from the US, the Balkans, Caucasus Georgia, Ukraine, Corsica & more. Comes with an accompanying mp3 CDR disc with performances by Village Harmony and associated ensembles of nearly all of the songs in the collection.
25 Years of Village Harmony
- Take a lovely walk down memory lane with your own copy of an hour-log documentary film produced as a fundraiser for Village Harmony by Pawlet, Vermont teenager Tikko Frielich.
- For the past year, Tikko has been gathering footage and interviewing past and present Village Harmonites to weave together a heartwarming collection of stories and songs to commemorate the anniversary year. Tikko and her sister Ellis have been the happy recipients of scholarship support from VH and as a thank you, the proceeds from the sale of this film will go directly into the VH scholarship fund to support future singers.
- Commemorate the joy of 25 years of Village Harmony by ordering a DVD for just $10.
- Go here to order your copy now.
This was Tikko's promo for the DVD:
25th anniversary year!
Labor Day weekend witnessed a
4-day long music festival to celebrate the beginning of our 25th year, with over 250 alumni and faculty members in attendance. The long weekend was full of workshops led by present and past camp directors from around the world, and a Saturday evening concert with performances by Northern Harmony, Windborne, Tenores de Aterué, Washed Up Beulah Band, Starry Mountain Singers and Village Harmony founder Larry Gordon conducting Charpentier's Te Deum with chamber orchestra.
Watch video clips and read alumni postings from the weekend→
These new items & much more are available for purchase at our online store.
TREASURES OF GRACE CD
Great recordings from
Northern Harmony's spring 2013
led by Larry Gordan
with Avery Book & Luke Hoffman,
and guest teachers
Elitsa Stoineva& Patty Cuyler.
best of Village Harmony 2011-2012-2013 double CD
A two-disc compilation capturing great performances by fifteen different Village Harmony camp ensembles. The teen traveling ensembles were made up of students ages 12-19, while the overseas camps included a mix of students and adults.
THE NORTHERN HARMONY BOOK (2012)
100 Songs from the Northern Harmony Book mp3 CDR
Edited by Village Harmony founder Larry Gordon & Tony Barrand, the new Northern Harmony ($20)
is expanded from the old book, with 55 new songs--150 songs in all.
You can also buy our new 100 Songs from the Northern Harmony Book MP3 CDR ($10) to accompany the book, with recordings by Northern Harmony, Village Harmony, the Bayley-Hazen Singers and other associated ensembles.
THE RAISING THE BAR MULTI-MEDIA RESOURCE SERIES:
South African and Georgian book + teaching dvd sets created by
Patty Cuyler & Mollie Stone in collaboration with veteran VH teachers Matlakala Bopape and Shergil Pirtskhelani, and members of Chicago Children's Choir.
To read more and order: