photo courtesy of Roger Bird

The Pioneer Valley Cappella (PVC) is a Northampton-based auditioned ensemble that has been performing unaccompanied choral music for over twenty-five years. We explore a fascinating range of repertoire; from early Renaissance to contemporary, the Americas to Eastern Europe.

Our conductor, Geoffrey Hudson, is an internationally-respected composer who brings his understanding and love of music both to rehearsals and to programs. For more about Geoff, visit

Our concerts generally take place two weekends a year. The spring 2016 program, "Elegant Mechanism," a concert of works by Philip Glass, Francesco Durante and Tommaso Traetta, will be performed on April 30, 7:30 PM, at Grace Episcopal Church, Amherst; and May 1, 4:00 PM, at St. John's Episcopal Church, Northampton. For details, visit our concerts page.

We rehearse at the Northampton Community Music Center. We will audition experienced singers through September. If you are interested in attending one of our concerts, auditioning or joining our e-mail list, please contact us.