Mission, Vision, and Values

VocalEssence Mission

VocalEssence champions choral music of all genres, celebrating the vocal experience through innovative concerts, commissions, and community engagement programs.

VocalEssence Vision

To transform lives through the experience and power of singing and the choral tradition.

VocalEssence Values

These values are an expression of the vision and intent of our founder, Philip Brunelle, and inform our commitment to his legacy and the future of VocalEssence

  • Curiosity: We inspire people to discover meaning by exploring and appreciating innovative music and performance
  • Quality: We engage our community through a culture of excellence that permeates our artistic, educational, and operational identity
  • Delight: We educate and entertain diverse communities by sharing the joy of music, and nurturing the capacities of amateurs and professionals as music makers and music leaders
  • Stewardship: We assure the permanence of our artistic distinctiveness and community presence by wisely managing our financial and human resources