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Updated: Dec 1, 2020

Dear OVOC Membership,


This year we are excited to announce that OVOC is participating in the GiveNCW fundraising campaign! We hope to put all the generously donated funds toward our many avenues of outreach including the Building Fund, Scholarship Fund, and Music Fund. The GiveNCW fundraiser will run through December 31st and offers several options for those who would like to give, such as Monday Funday, Match Wednesday, and Like & Share Friday!


On Monday Funday, each time you donate on a Monday, your name is entered to win $1,000 to use on Give NCW any way you choose! Three names will be drawn each week..


On Match Wednesday, all donations from $10-$100 will be matched on Wednesdays, up to $3,000.


On Like & Share Friday, donate $10 or more, like and share our Friday Facebook post or like and comment on Instagram, and tag a Give NCW nonprofit and you'll have a chance to win $500 each to use on Give NCW any way you choose. Two names will be drawn each week. Like us on Facebook @cfncw and Follow us on Instagram @communityfoundationncw


To highlight the spirit of giving, we'd also like to mention that December 1st is Giving Tuesday, where people all over the world join together and give to others. OVOC is so appreciative of our members and community who spend their time and resources giving to others. Thank you to the many organizations in Okanogan County who give back--visit https://charitylook.org/city/omak-wa/ to see a list of local organizations.


For more information on how to donate to OVOC through GiveNCW, visit www.givencw.org. Thank you to our wonderful, supportive donors who help keep OVOC going--we couldn't do it without you!


~OVOC Board


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Dear OVOC Membership,

We are currently seeking a new Coordinator to continue our 2020/2021 season. These duties include mailings, planning rehearsals and concerts, arranging concert marketing and more. Please send resume and letter of interest to Ugo Bartell at ukbartell@charter.net, or Karen Schimpf at cosmoschimpf@gmail.com.




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Updated: Oct 25, 2020

The Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus is presenting its first virtual concert for the season titled "Music is Vital" on October 24th. The orchestra, directed by Matt Brown, will be performing "Moon River," composed by the legendary film composer Henry Mancini for the 1961 movie Breakfast at Tifanny's, arranged by Marty Gold. The chorus, directed by Derek Pulsifer, will be performing "The Storm is Passing Over," a gospel song written by Charles Albert Tindley, arranged by Barbara W. Baker. Many small ensembles will be included in the performance as well. Steve Cockfield will perform "All of Me" as performed by John Legend and including harp, oboe, and vocals. Calvin Gorman will be performing a trombone quartet of "Canon in D" by Johann Pachelbel. Many members of the orchestra will be performing the big band classic "In the Mood," made famous by Glenn Miller, written by Joe Garland, and arranged by Michael Sweeney. BrassWorks is a community brass band that will be performing Gordon Snapp's arrangement of "Okie from Okanogan," written by Gordon Snapp and John Heyrend, and "Midnight in Moscow," arranged and performed Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen based on a Soloviev-Sedoy/Matusovsky song.

This virtual ensemble will be available October 24th by 3pm at the following YouTube link: https://youtu.be/F9fEJVrGGRQ


Or click on the image below!




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Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus

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PO Box 1636
Omak, WA 98841