YVC Choir performs with Yakima Symphony Chorus & Orchestra

The Yakima Valley College Choir will perform with the Yakima Symphony Chorus and Orchestra for their Holiday Pops Spectacular at the Capitol Theatre on December 3, 2023 at 4 p.m. YVC Director of Choral Music and Tenured Instructor Steven S. Slusher was newly named Chorusmaster with the Yakima Symphony and will combine his two chorus ensembles for this year’s event.

YVC’s Music program provides students with affordable academic courses and quality performing opportunities in vocal and instrumental music as well as private lessons. The department offers courses designed for students who have an interest in music as a nonmajor.

Slusher received a choral conducting master of music degree from Southern Illinois University and a bachelor of music degree in vocal performance from Ohio Northern University. During his 25+ years as a performer and educator, he has conducted throughout the United States from the Crystal Cathedral in California to Riverside Church in New York City. He’s won numerous vocal competitions and is an active soloist, recently soloing at The Capitol Theatre. He is an active adjudicator and belongs to ACDA, WMEA, and NATS.

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Press Release Contacts:
Dustin Wunderlich / 509.574.6870 / dwunderlich@yvcc.edu
Stefanie Menard / 509.574.4646 / smenard@yvcc.edu