Singing Together in Montcalm County

Valerie VanderMark’s Musical Journey

Singing Together in Montcalm County, Valerie VanderMark has been building up Montcalm County’s arts scene through her lifelong dedication to the performing arts. With a passion that has fueled her throughout her career, Valerie’s journey is intertwined with the melodies and harmonies that have enriched the community.

Valerie’s love for the performing arts blossomed early on, leading her to pursue a career path that would allow her to share her passion with others. Meeting her husband Greg while performing in a play was a serendipitous moment that added another layer of joy to her journey.

With an impressive tenure of thirty-four years as the Performing Arts Coordinator at Montcalm Community College, Valerie has left an indelible mark on the local arts community. Prior to her time at MCC, she shared her knowledge and enthusiasm for music as a teacher in both Greenville Public Schools and Central Montcalm Public Schools.

Valerie’s impact as an educator is evident in the glowing reviews from her students. Her enthusiasm is infectious, igniting a spark in her students that fuels their passion for music and performance.

Even in her retirement, Valerie continues to be an active participant in the arts community. She lends her talents to the MCC Alumni & Friends Choir, serving as their director and guiding the choir members in creating beautiful music together. Additionally, Valerie shares her musical gifts as a Pianist/Organist at the First Congregational Church of Rockford, UCC.

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Singing Together in Montcalm County: Montcalm Community College Alumni & Friends Choir

The Montcalm Community College Alumni & Friends Choir, under Valerie’s direction, stands as a shining example of artistic expression and community spirit. Bringing together individuals of all ages and backgrounds, the choir creates harmonious melodies that resonate with audiences and foster a sense of unity within the community.

Singing Together in Montcalm County through their performances and outreach efforts, the choir contributes to the cultural enrichment of Montcalm County, bringing people together and creating memorable experiences for all who have the privilege of hearing them sing. Valerie VanderMark’s dedication to music and community is truly an inspiration, and her contributions continue to uplift and enrich the lives of those around her. For more information on the choir go to https://www.montcalm.edu/sub-header/campus-life/arts-and-culture/mcc-alumni-friends-choir/

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