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Welcome to GVOC

Genesee Valley Orchestra and Chorus

Founded in 1976, The Genesee Valley Orchestra and Chorus (GVOC) presents a dynamic repertoire to audiences of all ages, races, religions, cultures, and geographic regions within the Genesee Valley.


Audience Buzz

A Favorite Since 1976!

I had a friend who said it was the best $12 he ever spent and another who said it was a holy moment in her life.

Lita Boudakian, GVOC member

I am struggling with words that would explain the surprise we felt when the incredibly beautiful music began filling our souls. Music resounding into the depth of our being and releasing such joy. How does one thank a group of people for bringing back a balance of what is beautiful in this often maligned society?

Elizabeth S, Pittsford

The Genesee Valley Orchestra and Chorus did it once again Friday evening May 19th with an exquisite performance of the ‘Misa a Buenes Aires’ by Martin Palmer. It is challenging to perform a combination of the sacred text of the mass with the rhythms of the ‘tango’ and GVOC did just that, with style and grace. The added selections were beautiful as were the featured soloists Yvonne Trobe, soprano and Iskra Alex Alexandria, accordion. Especially memorable was the closing of the Agnes Dei at the very end of the concert! One could hear a pin drop. Congratulations to one and all and thank you.

Terry Davis, Ithaca, NY