Assabet Valley Mastersingers is a regional chorus with performances in Shrewsbury, Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, and Marlborough, Massachusetts.
Mission statement: AVM is dedicated to performance excellence and innovative programming. Local talented vocalists and instrumentalists perform celebrated choral masterworks, lesser-known masterworks, and commissioned works.
Founded in 1978 by Artistic
Director Dr. Robert P. Eaton, this acclaimed auditioned volunteer chorus consists of two ensembles, a 65-voice volunteer choral ensemble, the Mastersingers, and a 20-voice ensemble, the AV Chambersingers.
With a commitment to performance excellence and innovative programming, these talented local vocalists, with professional instrumentalists and vocal soloists, perform celebrated masterworks, lesser-known masterworks, and commissioned compositions.
AVM has High Artistic Standards.
Choral music is a transformative art that can alter the life experience of performer and audience member.
Singing is an art of excellence and distinction requiring the discipline of each participant for preparation and for performance.
AVM is Responsible and Community-Minded.
Music is a community enterprise and it is our role to share our gift of choral music through outreach, partnership and collaboration.
It is our responsibility to sustain a financially accountable organization to continually produce and perform at a consistently high level.
Audience & Vocalists
AVM is Welcoming, Inclusive, Respectful, Accessible and Collegial.
The organization embraces people without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, legally recognized disability or veteran status.
We believe singing fosters an environment of fun, joy and worth.
Participation is open to vocalists of various degrees of ability and training consistent with the caliber of music we perform.
We believe individuals perform best when working together in a supportive, encouraging and non-competitive environment.
Respect for all is vital to attract, develop and retain the best artists and audiences.