The Connecticut Yankee Chorale is a community choir located in Torrington CT. We are a non-audition group that is always looking for new members. We have members from all over Western Connecticut. The Chorale puts on two concerts a year, in December and May. This will be out 29th year. If you like to sing and have fun, we hope you will join us!
Jerron Jorgensen- Conductor
A native of South Dakota, tenor and conductor Jerron Jorgensen has developed a diverse and varied background of musical experiences. Currently, Jerron serves as Director of Music for First Congregational Church in Granby and the Connecticut Yankee Chorale. In addition to conducting, Jerron is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Voice Performance and Choral Conducting at The Hartt School of Music, where he is also honored to serve as a Teaching Fellow in voice. As a soloist, Jerron has performed in operas, oratorios, and musicals with companies and orchestras both in the United States and abroad.
Joy Corrado Zublena- Accompanist
Joy Zublena is a concert pianist, accompanist, organist, and theater organist. She studied at the Hartford Conservatory, the Hartt School of Music, and Central Connecticut State University. Joy has been the musical director for many area musical productoins. A lifelong resident of Torrington, she is director of music at the First United Methodish Church in Torrington, where she direct Youth, Bell, and Senior choirs. Joy teaches piano, organ, and voice in her home studio.
Board of Directors
President- Mary Rolfe
Vice President- Rita Broggi
Treasurer- George Rolfe
Assistant Treasurer- Heather Zygmont
Secretary- Ali Hall
The Chorale is a non-profit arts organization. Patronage support, in addition to member dues, fundraising drives and ticket sales is critical for covering our operating and performance expenses. Member dues are mandatory for all members. Dues are $70 for regular members and $25 for students. For new members, we allow a 2 week trial period before dues are payed. We also can make arrangements for 1/2 year dues as necessary.
For more information please contact one of our Board members. We hope you will come sing with us!