Village Harmony

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Village Harmony 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 ensembles include Village Harmony, Northern Harmony, Boston Harmony, the Brooklyn World Music Chorus, the Chicago World Music Chorus, and our many Village Harmony Summer Camp ensembles.

New singers can join Boston Harmony—our school-year regional community chorus—until our January rehearsal. Read about the ensemble, which draws singers from all over New England for once-a-month weekend rehearsals in Concord, MA.


Registration is now open for our 2019 summer music camps. Village Harmony Camps are non-auditioned, inclusive programs for people who love singing together. Since 1990 the teen & adult singers of Village Harmony camps have been traveling and performing throughout New England and an ever-widening swath of the globe, participating in cultural exchanges and delighting audiences with their heart-felt renditions of traditional harmony singing from around the world.

Camp staff, dates and descriptions are listed under different categories—teen & alumni camps, adult residential camps, and international camps for mixed groups of adult & teen singers—on our website header.

Our non-US camps for 2019 are in Quebec, Bulgaria and the Republic of Georgia.

Read about Village Harmony camps


Announcing Village Harmony’s 30th Anniversary Reunion, August 30 – September 2, 2019
A not-to-be-missed event for any Village Harmony camp or workshop alum! Come reunite with old friends and teachers, and sing and dance a long weekend away as we celebrate 30 YEARS of Village Harmony over Labor Day weekend 2019.

The event will be held at Windridge Camp in Roxbury, Vermont, which is 15 miles south of Montpelier—the location of our blow-out 25th anniversary party that was such an incredible success. EARLY BIRD PRICING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL JANUARY 1, 2019.

Accommodations are mostly in rustic dormitory cabins with a small number of private ensuite double cabins and double rooms also on-location (available on a first come, first served basis). Or register as a commuter and book local B&B accommodations.

If you have the time and want a longer reunion than just the weekend, check out our special 7-day REUNION WEEK CAMP,  Monday, August 26 and continues through the end of the Anniversary Weekend.


 

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Village Harmony Updates

  • Northern Harmony Spring 2019 European Tour

    Northern Harmony, our highest level performing ensemble composed of 14 select Village Harmony veteran singers twill tour in the UK, France and Spain from February 23-April 14, 2019.

    See their complete schedule here.

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  • Donate to our Annual Fund

    ”We can never thank you enough for introducing our daughter and her now-best friends and fellow singers to world music and to one another. You’ve walked them through a window into a world they wouldn’t have otherwise known – not just musically, geographically, and culturally, but also in terms of a set of personal values and perspectives that have so enriched – and will continue to enrich – their lives.”

    Dear Village Harmony camper/parent/supporter.

    Please take a moment right now to make your contribution to Village Harmony’s scholarship fund and help us to ensure that Village Harmony continues to contribute not just to the richness of our own lives and to those of the next generation, but to world peace and understanding on a bigger scale.

    As our gift back to you for your tax-deductible donation of any amount between now and April 15, we will gladly send you the digital download package of our publication, Music for MidWynter: Music for the Winter Solstice Season from Many Centuries and Many Cultures.

    The compilation—certain to add a joyful welcome-in to your New Year—includes 24 unusual and delightful choral and instrumental arrangements from diverse traditions. The accompanying mp3s are of performances featuring mostly-live recordings made between 1998-2005 by project-based Northern Harmony ensembles jointly led by VH founder Larry Gordon and co-director Patty Cuyler.

    Donate online to our annual fund and get your free “Music for MidWynter” pdf/mp3 download NOW

    Once you have made your donation, click on the orange box that says RETURN TO VILLAGE HARMONY INC to receive your gift download package.

    You can of course also send a check donation to us, and we will send you the download link by email:

    Village Harmony
    5748 Hollister Hill Road
    Marshfield, VT 05658

    We have a permanent Diversity Scholarship Fundraising Campaign aimed at expanding the economic, social and racial diversity of our camps by providing generous new scholarship funding for students who might normally not even consider coming to our summer camps because of the price tag attached.
    Read more here.

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