Staunton Choral Society

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Staunton Choral Society

Hello and thank you for visiting the official site of the Staunton Choral

News:  April 27, 2020 --
Staunton Choral Society Opens Search for New Director

The Board of Directors has just learned that our beloved Director, Raymond Hebert has decided to move to California to be closer to family.  Raymond leaves us after 6 years of outstanding direction and we definitely wish him and his wife great success.

So we must search for a new director.  If you have experience with Choral Direction and are interested in this volunteer with honorarium position we would love to hear from you.  Position description is below:


Choral Director
Staunton Choral Society - Staunton, VA

Staunton Choral Society, Providing the Shenandoah Valley with choral excellence for over 50

years! Featuring 30+ Volunteer Members that enjoy varied programs that are featured in two FREE concerts each year. The Director, like the Members, is a Volunteer with Honorarium per concert season. (Christmas and Spring).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Direct the chorus during weekly Monday night rehearsals (plus additional times identified by special needs) and direct the chorus during at least 2 concerts per year.
  • Take initiative by being creative in the development of musical events, such as the Hymn Festivals, benefit concerts and collaboration with other community music groups.
  • Select choral music that reflects the theme and message for each concert and suits the abilities of the group.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must have some Choir Director experience.
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of musical styles and the ability to teach these varying styles to the choir.
  • Possess effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • Possess good organizational skills.
  • Possess a positive attitude.

Bachelor's or Master’s degree in music desired but not required.

Application deadline:  June 15, 2020.  (send to  Full position description provided upon request.
Position is available July 2020 for the 2020 Christmas Concert season.

Due to the coronavirus both nights of our 2020 Spring Concert have been cancelled.

Look for us again in the Fall 2020.

Support Us

Your Donations make it possible for us to provide outstanding choral music to the Staunton area at no charge.


Make your checks payable to: Staunton Choral Society,  and mail to us at:  P.O. Box 2793, Staunton, VA 24402.



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The Staunton Choral Society is a 501(c)3 organization,  Contributions are tax deductible              PO Box 2793, Staunton, VA 24402

The Staunton Choral Society is one of the oldest performing arts groups in the Staunton/Augusta county area. Our singers are non-auditioned volunteers who sing for the love of producing beautiful music.  Our director is Raymond Hebert.

New members are always welcome.  If you love to sing and would like to join us please send us a message from this website or email us at: