Northampton, MA

Maggie Hawlicheck, Director

Ginny Crowl and Judy Pease, Co-Directors

“Candle on the Water” by Joel Hirschom
Genre: Barbershop

“California Dreaming” by John Phillips
Genre: Barbershop

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  1. I cast my vote for the joyful and heartfelt music of Heart of the Valley Chorus.

  2. Joyful, happy, having a good time chorus singing a cappella barbershop style..nothing like it anywhere!!!!!

  3. Good for you, ladies! We’re proud of you!

  4. Heart of the Valley is the best!

  5. Way to go Maggie!!!!

  6. A cappella at its best!

  7. I vote for the Heart of the Valley….we need more of you!

  8. Loved the fun lovin’ faces and great barbershop sound! My vote is in here!

  9. Lovely sound, great performance – and sparkly!

  10. I love this group, and such a beautiful song. A special shout out to my friend Toby!

  11. Good performance and so much fun

  12. Saw them on this website – fell in love with this group!

  13. saw them on this website – loved this group!

  14. Awesome group

  15. What a wonderful surprise – absolutely delightful – loved it!

  16. Wow! Such beautiful women, such beautiful music! Here’s my vote !

  17. Shelley Fontaine Letendre April 1, 2011 at 9:55 am

    My vote is for the Sweet Adeline’s—Way to go Marcella!!!!

  18. I vote for Heart in the Valley. Superb! Arleen & John

  19. I vote for Heart of the Valley!!

  20. Heart of the Valley! these are some rockin mamas!! wow what spunk. I bunch of trouble makers I can only imagine. They have a lot of energy ! I could listen to them all day!!

  21. A great group!! Way to Go Bonnie!

  22. A wonderful performance.

  23. Love Heart of the Valley! That’s where I cast my vote!

  24. Awsome. A huge hit in South Carolina. Rock on Girls.

  25. My vote is for Heart of the Valley. Their love for the music they sing is so present on their faces.

  26. I vote for the Heart of the Valley chorus – Marcella you are wonderful!

  27. I vote for Heart of the Valley chorus. Marcella you are wonderful!

  28. Inspirational and amazing – they all look like they are having a fantastic time!

  29. Elizaeth Seelandt April 7, 2011 at 2:04 pm

    Heart of the Valley has my vote and my heart.

  30. Heart of Valley your voices are as sweet as angels.

  31. Awesome singing, great performance. One votes for Heart of the Valley chorus.

  32. The Heart of the Valley has my heart and my vote. I love that baritone, Elsa!

  33. Heart of the Valley couldn’t be a better name for a group that delivers like this.

  34. Awesome really enjoyed the performance

  35. Hi Ladies,
    You’ll always have a place in my heart!! I loved it! Sound was fabulous…..Next time sing Java!! LOL
    Love to all of you.

  36. Howie and Jeannine April 8, 2011 at 12:35 pm

    I heard you for the first time today and you all did a super job! Singing a capeela is a gift. Thank you Love, Howie and Jeannine

  37. Ladies your voices are soooo sweet. It was a treat to hear you!

  38. GO MOM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    ELIJAH (a.k.a bonnie’s son)

  39. Go Judy. Gosh how do you do it without music. I can’t carry a tune. Best of Luck.

  40. Absolutely wonderful. Having given performances all over Korea in the service in the late 1960’s with the Bayonet Chorus, I know the hard work, long hours and dedication that’s involved in coming together with such a delightful and joyous blend. Keep up the good work.

  41. My gosh! Why listen to “old-fashioned radio”, or iTunes when you can see and hear these lovely ladies all of whom appear to be having more fun than is allowed by present-day standards? Eh?

  42. Alfalfa, keep singing with that luscious voice. Heart of the Valley the best looking and best sounding of any chorus in Western Mass.

  43. I cast my vote for this amazing group of fabulously talented women!!

  44. They are great

  45. Dorothy Hergesheimer April 9, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    I thought Heart of the Valley Chorus was really exceptional, with their spirited vocals, dazzling appearance, and such lovely tones. My most favorite,they get my vote!!

  46. I loved watching and listening to these wonderful singers. The joy they feel in singing together really comes across in this performance!

  47. I certainly vote for Heart of the Valley. mesmerizingly & beautiful! Love your tops. Go Elsa go!

  48. Beautiful harmony ladies.

  49. Awesome….Heart of the Valley gets my vote!

  50. These singers are awesome. They really put there all into there work.

  51. I vote for heart of the valley, great job.

  52. Heart of the Valley-you have captured my heart!


  53. You go girls! It’s got that swing, and you can sing!

  54. My vote is for Heart of the Valley. They sound great and have a professional stage presesnce. They seem to love what they are doing!

  55. Best group out there! Great songs, great performance, great look!!!!

  56. Lovely and nicely done. You have my vote!

  57. Fantastic! Best group out there.

  58. You make my heart radiate with joy!

  59. I vote for the Heart of the Valley. Wonderful voices.

  60. I think these singers are the best in Pioneer Valley. Bonnie has my vote.

  61. I vote for the Heart of the Valley. Wonderful singers, beautiful voices!!!

  62. Maria Jose Botelho April 10, 2011 at 8:56 pm

    My vote goes to the Heart of the Valley. Beautiful.

  63. WOW! You got my vote!

  64. Beautiful harmony!!!!

  65. Heart of the Valley! Beautiful women, beautiful voices. My vote is for them.

  66. Oh those voices! What a beautiful sound to hear.

    Love Them!!

    Mary S

  67. If I could sing, I would definitely join this chorus!

  68. What an enjoyable group. They have my vote.

  69. You have my vote!
    Nicely done.

  70. So happy to have heard this wonderful group. I vote for them and will tell my friends to check out the wonderful competition.

  71. Great sound and wonderful faces!

  72. Great job! You have my vote!

  73. Amazing! This group was just amazing!

  74. Great job!! I cast my vote.

  75. Wonderful harmonies! You have my vote!

  76. I didn’t know there were all female Barber Shop groups. What a lovely, full sound!

  77. The chorus of barbershop style singers are intricate style of singing done with joy!
    Love to all, Walter

  78. Great sound in a truly American a cappella singing style!
    Love to Judy

  79. They were excellent. One thing I like about Barbershop singing, is that even if you don’t know the song you can understand all the words. Nice performance ladies.


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    Additional support is provided by: A grant from The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts from the Raymond E. and Mildred G. Clark Foundation Fund and the Members of WGBY.