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About AVM

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.

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Our Values


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.

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