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                       About Us 

Who We Are

The Valley Chordsmen is an all male 4-part a cappella chorus who have been singing  Barbershop style music for folks in the greater Waterbury area for over 73 years. We are a district chorus affiliated with the international Barbershop Harmony Society.

Where We Rehearse

We rehearse on Monday evenings from 7:00 to 9:30 PM at the

First Congregational Church 222 West Main Street in Waterbury CT.

Our Director


  Tom Alvord

Board of Directors

     President                    Treasurer               VP of Music          VP of Membership        John Wick               Mithie Tharson          Gabe Riccio               Rich Dziura



VP of PR/Media           Librarian              Member at Large      Member at Large

 Scott Petersen         Greg Weaver             Mark Genest             Alan Coffey

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Tom Alvord grew up in a large family who loves singing harmony. He organized Barbershop quartets in High school and college and in public schools where he taught choral music.  His first community chorus was the Farmington Valley Chorale. Tom went on to direct the Insurance City Chorus of Hartford, the Pioneer Valley Chordsmen of Springfield and the Valley Shore Sweet Adeline Chorus of East Lyme CT. 

Tom says he joined up with us because he loves the camaraderie of The Valley Chordsmen and can

never get enough of those Barbershop chords. 

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  Tom Alvord
  • Assistant Director - Gabe Riccio
  • Social Media Administrator - Ken Muccino
  • Webmaster - Mark Genest
  • Annual Show Chairman - Gabe Riccio
  • Cabaret Night Chairman - Mark Genest
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