The Susquehanna Valley Youth Chorale (SVYC), an educational outreach program of the Susquehanna Valley Chorale will present its fall performance, “The Wonderful Songs of Disney,” on Sunday, November 19 at 3 p.m. at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1050 Buffalo Road in Lewisburg. Selections will include familiar Disney tunes from Cinderella to Frozen, and many more.

Coleen Renshaw serves as Music Director and Conductor and Verlaine Shaw serves as Piano Accompanist.

Two dozen students will perform the following songs: Do you Want to Build a Snowman?, It’s a Small World, Seize the Day, The Bare Necessities, Hakuna Matata, Scales and Arpeggios and You’ve Got A Friend in Me, among others.

The Preparatory chorus includes: Shreya Brahma, Ella Fetzer, Audra Folk, Elyse Isaacs, Catherine Kisvarday, Laine Kolak, Averie Kuhns, Etta Leighton, Jaydon Persing, Nicolette Persing, and Noor Zafar.

Camerata includes: Ian Kennedy, Ellie Kisvarday, Zoli Kisvarday, Bryce Leininger, Taylor Persing, Lily Ryan and Emma Straub.

Valley Singers includes: Rachel Goocey, Russell Goocey, Sarah Criswell, Madison Leininger, Tiffany Posner, Mathieu Strong and Nikolai Strong.

The students represent a dozen local towns: Lewisburg, Milton, Beaver Springs, Paxtonville, Richfield, Millville, Watsontown, Selinsgrove, Danville, Mifflinburg and Hughesville.

Several soloists will also be featured in the program.

Coleen Renshaw said of the program, “We are thrilled to feature music from the world of Walt Disney.  Our singers have enjoyed learning the music which accompanied the memorable films. We will sing songs that span from Cinderella in 1937 all the way to the present including current pieces from the movie Frozen. Join us for an uplifting musical journey that will have you humming along to these familiar tunes.”

Tickets are $10 adults, $5 students, 5 years and under free and are available at the door or by calling 570-547-0455.

For more information about the SVYC, please visit

Youth Singer Auditions 

Do you know a young singer who loves to sing? Encourage them to be part of the Susquehanna Valley Youth Chorale and its spring performance! The SVYC offers excellence in choral instruction to singers in grades 2-12.

SVYC’s youth program complements school music programs, giving talented youth singers the opportunity to sing and perform at an advanced level with other highly motivated singers from the Susquehanna Valley. Singers enjoy learning more about music, improving their musicality, making new friends and presenting a concert for the community. The spring performance takes place in late April.

Auditions will take place in January at Sharon Lutheran Church in Selinsgrove and are held to better understand level of singing ability. For more info, please contact Youth Music Director, Coleen Renshaw, at 570-765-0637 or [email protected].