Genie singing solo in Beethoven's 9th pic

Vocal and Choral

Bret Peppo | director

Lokahi: the value of teamwork, harmony, and unity…  a pretty accurate description of choir! Have you missed being part of a team that works hard to create something beautiful and inspiring? We’re ready to get back to making music together and hope you are too. Check out our class offerings and join us to experience Lokahi!


on the choral/vocal programs, joining a choir or watching a concert, please contact Bret Peppo, director

Special Events for This Year

FALL 2021

  • Considering Matthew Shepard Premier and Party | Saturday, September 18
  • FRIDAY THE 13th JAZZ & ROCK SHOW | November 13
  • FALL CHORAL CONCERT | November 21


  • CHAMBER SIGNERS INVITATIONAL | March 11, w/Special Guest, Michael Engelhardt
  • POPMUSIC INVITATIONAL | March, 12 w/Special Guest, Michael Engelhardt
  • HAWAII TRIP | March 16-20 Members of the choirs will participate in the Aloha State Music Festival with over 600 high school and college students from around the US. Come join us for fun and singing in this paradise.*
  • ANNUAL RENO JAZZ FESTIVAL  | April 28-30choir students in Peppo's car pic

*Performance Scholarships available
#Donations accepted

Choral and Vocal Classes

  • Chamber Singers | MUS166 - 2601
  • Vocal Jazz | MUS135 - 2503
  • Concert Choir - MUS162 - 8250
  • Masterworks Chorale | MUS180 - 8420
  • Applied Voice Class | MUS170
  • Jazz and Popular Voice Class | MUS171

Concert Chorale - MUS162/MUS180, 1 Unit

The Diablo Valley Concert Choir is a large mixed choral ensemble featuring a wide range of musical styles, ages and experience levels. The 70-110 member ensemble usually performs two on-campus/East Bay performances per term. These are often in conjunction with the other DVC choirs as well as the Philharmonic Orchestra. Most recently, the ensemble has performed Mozart's Requiem, Orff's Carmina Burana, Corigliano's Fern Hill, Lauridson, Lux Aeterna and Bloch's Sacred Service.

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Chamber Singers - MUS166, 1 or 2 Units

The Diablo Valley College is the premier vocal ensemble of the college. The Chamber Singers consists of 32-44 experienced choral singers. The ensemble sings a wide variety of literature from medieval to modern, from pop to opera. The group often combines with the concert choir and sings large choral/orchestral works the DVC Philharmonic orchestra. In addition, the group tours each year throughout California and the Southwest. Audition required

Vocal Jazz/Pop Ensembles - MUS135, 1 Unit

The Vocal Jazz Ensemble course at DVC, divides great jazz, pop, R&B, gospel and rock singers into smaller musical ensembles. These groups perform at least twice a term on campus as well as touring throughout the Bay area. The groups have also performed on many California Jazz Festivals over the past 10 years. The singers work in male, female, and mixed groups often accompanied by a jazz combo or big band. There’s also a great deal of unaccompanied singing, scatting and solos for each individual. Audition required