Westbrook Village Voices

Celebrating 25 years of bringing Joy and Inspiration through singing!

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The Westbrook Village Voices

The Village Voices Choir Resumes Weekly Rehearsals!

The Choir was off enjoying the holidays for a few weeks and resumed their weekly rehearsals on Wednesday, January 9th. All the choir members are very excited to be back in rehearsal mode and everyone is looking forward to the spring concert the first week in April.


So why not come join the Village Voices and be part of the fun!  


You are cordially invited to attend any of the upcoming Village Voices rehearsals to experience the thrill of being a member of the choir.   Rehearsals are every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Vistas Ballroom and continue through April 3, 2019.


Whether you are a seasoned performer or a novice singer, everyone is welcome in our choir.   The 2019 season promises to be the best ever and YOU  can be part of it. 

Share Our Passion for Music

The Village Voices Want YOU!

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Are you a seasoned singer or musician? Are you an aspiring singer who has always wanted to be part of a choir? If so, the Westbrook Village Voices has a place for you!  Improve your personal musicianship, enjoy outstanding support and build long-lasting friendships. Come and be part of the fun!

Hear Our Women's Ensemble

Our History

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The Westbrook Village Voices Choir Program was formed 25 years ago to give residents and community members, who enjoy singing, an opportunity to continue developing their musical talent.  Members enjoy fun and focused rehearsals each week during the season. In addition, exciting opportunities to perform are offered to Village Voices Choir members.

Who's Rehearsing for the Spring Concert?

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During the Village Voices first rehearsal on January 9th, we learned that our amazing Men's Quartet is performing in the Spring Concert. 


After being on hiatus during the 2018 Winter Concert, the four talented singers, (l-r) Gene Brandwein, Mike Eaton, George Lund and George Hoffman, are diligently practicing a rousing 1950s ditty.  All the more reason for everyone to plan on attending the show!  

Rock & Roll It Gentlemen!

Hear our Men's Quartet

"Rock & Roll is Here to Stay"

 Join the Village Voices at their 2019 Spring Concert


Rock & Roll is Here to Stay

A musical tribute to the legendary music of the 1950's

Make sure to wear your Poodle Skirts & Saddle Shoes


April 5, 2019 at 7:00 pm  •  Table Seating, Raffle & Door Prizes

Bring Your Own Refreshments


April 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm  •  Table Seating, Raffle & Door Prizes

Bring Your Own Refreshments


April 7, 2019 at 3:00 pm  •  Theater Style Seating

Raffle and Door Prizes


Gen'l Admission:  $15.00    •    Cactus Club Members:  $10.00

Vistas Ballroom    •    18823 N Country Club Parkway, Peoria 

Watch The Village Voices on YouTube!

You Too Can Be Part of the Fun!

Ten Amazing Benefits of Singing with the Westbrook Village Voices

Start the new year off with singing! Here are ten benefits you can enjoy when you sing with the Village Voices choir. Singing is fundamental to health, happiness and having lots of fun! 


  1. Singing decreases stress and anxiety. 
  2. Singing improves cognition and your overall brain function. 
  3. Singing leads to a longer life. 
  4. Singing lowers your blood pressure. 
  5. Singing tones your facial muscles, diaphragm, and intercostal muscles. 
  6. Singing increases empathy and understanding for others. 
  7. Singing develops your lung capacity and strengthens posture. 
  8. Singing brings people together and creates a sense of community. 
  9. Singing improves your memory as you age. 
  10. Singing boosts your immunity.


Come improve your health and happiness with the incredibly fun activity of singing with the Westbrook Village Voices. Our Spring Show is “Rock and Roll is Here to Stay” and you too can be part of the fun!

Our Choir Director

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Shelley Logan comes to us from Monroe, WA and is a second generation owner in Westbrook Village.  She attended the University of Washington majoring in Music Education and Vocal Performance.  She studied with Dr. Abraham Kaplan, Roy Cummings, Dr. Barbara Lundquist, and Augusto Paglialunga to name a few acclaimed teachers. She earned extended training at Seattle Pacific University. Shelley has taught music to all ages, is an experienced public/private school choral director and is an accomplished vocalist and pianist. Shelley founded the Snohomish County Children's Choir in 1999, serving hundreds of students, and which continues today as the Snohomish County Youth Chorus in Everett, WA.  She was a member of the ACDA, SCMTA, Washington Music Educators Association, and the National Association of Music Educators. Shelley is retired and works as a private vocal instructor, coach, and piano teacher.  When Shelley is not enthusiastically directing the Village Voices, she is the featured singer with the band ENCORE.

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Our Accompanist

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Janet MacDonald hails from Two Harbors, MN, and is now retired to Sun City.  Janet is passionate about music education for everyone and has taught vocal and instrumental music, music theory, classroom music, and piano to all ages, from elementary through college. She was a member of the Cecilian Society, ACDA, MENC, MMTA and Minnesota Band Directors. A graduate of Cornell College, Janet is an accomplished organist, singer, and accompanist. Having studied with Dr. Ardath Paul, Dr. Julian Bern, and Dr. Beverly Avery, Jan's rich musical heritage also includes work with Jazz greats like Sonny Rollins, Phil Woods and more. Summers up north include involvement with Lyric Opera of the North, the Duluth Playhouse and spending time at the cabin. She now shares her prodigious musical talents with American Lutheran Church, Arizona Music Festival Chorus, and as accompanist for the Freedom Plaza Singers & the vibrant Village Voices.


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Join The Village Voices

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 For details and more information, contact:


Shelley Logan

The Westbrook Village Voices

Choir Director

Phone: (425) 330-2317

Email: WBVillageVoices@gmail.com

Village Voices Board of Directors

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Diane Kane   •   President

Pat Loch-Shaw   •   Vice President

Irene Thaggard   •   Treasurer

Carol Cox   •   Secretary

Ivan Fortin    •    Public Relations

Ron Laumann   •   Librarian

Betsy Stuehling   •   Historian

Cyndi Wilson   •   Social Chairperson

Shelley Logan    •    Choir Director


<> About the Board of Directors <>

The Cactus Club

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The Cactus Club is the heart of the performing  arts community in Westbrook Village! 

 

Residents who love drama, music, and dance are supporting the Performing Arts Council of Westbrook Village by joining The Cactus Club.  Our generous donor contributions, at any of five available levels, ensure that quality performances continue right here in our own community.  This vital funding is also used for stage and technical improvements (lighting, sound, and other performance essentials) that allow us to bring you multiple state-of the art productions each season.


Although the annual Cactus Club Membership Drive launches in October of each year, anyone can join at any time. See Join the Cactus Club below for more details below.


Why wait? Become a member of The Cactus Club today and enjoy the many benefits available all Cactus Club members.  The Westbrook Village Voices thanks you for your support of the Cactus Club and looks forward to seeing you at all of our shows each season.


Questions / Inquiries:  Shelley Logan    •    (425) 330-2317   •   CactusClubforPAC@gmail.com

Cactus Club Member Benefits

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What are the Catcus Club member benefits? Checkout the perks!

See all the Cactus Club Member Benefits

Join the Cactus Club Today

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Enjoy all the benefits that are available only to Cactus Club members.

Get the Cactus Club Membership Form

Save Money & Never Miss a Show!

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What is the Cactus Club? What is the PAC (Performing Arts Council)?

See Cactus Club and PAC Information

Save the Date!

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Don't miss a show. View the Calendar of Events!

See the PAC 2019 Calendar of Events

Be a Village Voices Sponsor!

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Sponsoring a Village Voices production creates a partnership with you and the Village Voices that promotes your business to concert attendees, Westbrook Village residents and many of the adjacent communities. 


Your business ad is featured prominently in our concert program and appears in the sponsorship section of the Westbrook Village Voices web page below. Your sponsorship also allows the Village Voices to provide multiple high quality productions each year at very attractive ticket prices.


Click on Westbrook Village Voices Sponsorship Program and Sponsorship Agreement to download all the information you need to become a Village Voices Sponsor.  The ad submission deadline for our next concert, Rock & Roll is Here to Stay, is March 5, 2019.


Please click on "Remembering Decembers", our 2018 Winter Concert Program, to view the many examples of sponsor business ads and how they are displayed and promoted in the concert program .