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Gloria Hilliard received a Bachelor of Arts degree in music from Mississippi University for Women in

Gloria Hilliard- Director


Gloria Hilliard received a Bachelor of Arts degree in music from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Mississippi, and a Master of Arts degree from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York.  She was Assistant Professor of Music at Mary Hardin-Baylor College in Belton, Texas, and has taught music theory at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.  She was the accompanist for the Village Voices Chorale from 1981 to 1987 and has been its director since 1987.  She is the Director of Music at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village and a member of the Music Teachers' Association of  California, the American Choral Directors Association and the National Association of Church Musicians.

 Gloria has directed the choir for 32 years

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Christine DeKlotz - Accompanist

Christine DeKlotz received her Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance from the University of Southern California.  She currently performs with the Amici Music Ensemble. She also performs frequently in chamber music ensembles for the Westlake Village Music Society and accompanies soloists in recital.  She is an organist and  a member of the Music Teachers' Association of California.

2019/2020 Board Members

President- Bonnie HIcks

Secretary- Charlene Stitzer

Treasurer- Janna Taylor

Publicity- Hannah Best

Ways & Means- Arlene Kovalivker

Graphics & Programs-Katie Phillipson

Membership- Carol Fredericks

Concert Master- John Thompson


TIcket Sales - Marsha Lovatt