Annual Concerts — Benefiting Sonoma Community Center

The Valley of the Moon Chamber Ensemble (VOMCE) was conceived by the five “founding members” of the Ensemble (Brian Sebastian, Sheila Whitney, Shannon Howlett, Jerome Smith, and Greg Grabow) during an informal Christmas party at Brian’s home in 2006.  Over the course of the following year, the concept grew and singers were added, rounding out the Ensemble with eight voices – two on each part.

VOMCE gave its debut performance in December 2007, singing a Christmas concert at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art as a benefit for the museum.  It was a smashing success.  Since then, the group has evolved, increasing its membership to 16 voices, deepening technical and artistic performances, and gaining notoriety in the community and a loyal and enthusiastic audience.  With an embrace of 500 years of acapella classical choral repertoire, VOMCE has performed a holiday and a Spring program every year since.  In July 2016 VOMCE continued to break new ground with its first-ever summer pop-up concert at Madrone Vineyard Estates in Glen Ellen.  As with every concert since 2007, VOMCE donates the concert proceeds to local charitable arts programs through its collaboration with the Sonoma Community Center.

Learn more about the Valley of the Moon Chamber Ensemble & listen to samples of their music HERE

December 21, 2019 – Holiday Gala

Reception: 5:30 PM
Concert Begins: 6:00 PM

Jacuzzi Family Vineyards
24724 Arnold Drive
Sonoma, CA 95476

December 22, 2019 – Holiday Matinee

Doors Open: 1:30 PM
Concert Begins: 2:00 PM

St Andrew Presbyterian Church
16290 Arnold Drive
Sonoma, CA 95476

Special thank you to Jacuzzi for providing the wonderful venue for our concert again this year!

Jacuzzi Family Vineyards

Jacuzzi Family Vineyards

Wine & Venue Sponsor

Fred Cline opened Jacuzzi Family Vineyards in 2007 as a way of honoring his beloved grandfather Valeriano Jacuzzi.  As a teenager and young man, Fred was taught by Valeriano how to tease magic from the soil.  The building that houses Jacuzzi Family Vineyards and The Olive Press is a tribute to the Jacuzzi family home in Casarsa, Italy.  Come visit this special place, taste our wine and olive oil, and enjoy the Tuscan experience that is the gateway to Sonoma!