Emily J. Dale: Managing Director

Bobbie Kesler-Corleto: Rehearsal Accompanist

Ann D. Prince: Librarian & Chorus Manager

John Meng: Production Manager

  • Page G. Lea, President

  • Charles S. Merriam II, Vice President/Planning

  • Paul E. Puckett, Chairman/Development

  • Dr. Ula K. Motekat, C.P.A., Treasurer

  • Terri Kirchner, Secretary

  • Donald D. Degner, Jr., Chairman/Marketing

  • Elizabeth B. Schellenberg, Chairman/Education

  • Nelson R. Arnold

  • Carolyn Buzek

  • Leroy Collins

  • Theodore E. Davis

  • Doug Fockler

  • Edward L. Lilly, M.D.

  • Patricia Robertson

  • Charles H. Spence, Jr.

  • Dr. Henry Buckwalter

  • Cora Collins

  • Georgenia Compton

  • Molly Dey

  • LaChele Gray

  • Michael J. Guida

  • Rebecca Roth-McKinley

  • Kathy Stine

John Alexander: Artistic Director Pacific Chorale of Orange County

James F. Babcock: Retired Chairman/Chief Executive Officer

Macon F. Brock, Jr.: President and Chief Executive Officer Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.

Mark T. Coberly: Vandeventer Black LLP, Past President, Virginia Chorale

Bettie Minette Cooper: Past President, Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads

Robert W. Cross: Artistic Director Virginia Waterfront International Arts Festival

Dr. William T. Greer, Jr.: President Virginia Wesleyan College

Bill Griggs: Past President Virginia Chorale

Adolphus Hailstork: Composer in Residence Norfolk State University

Tom Hall: Artistic Director Baltimore Choral Arts Society

Robert Page: Music Director The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh

Alice Parker: Artistic Director, Melodious Accord, Inc.

JoAnn Falletta: Music Director & Conductor Virginia Symphony & Buffalo Philharmonic


The Mission of the Virginia Chorale, the Commonwealth of Virginia's only Professional choral ensemble, is to foster enjoyment of and education about the choral art in Hampton Roads and beyond, through the performance of a broad repertoire of choral music by the highest caliber of professional singers.