Directed by: Rich ClausenThe Velvet Tones, community choral group for 18 years, is composed of members ages 55 and older. Over 30 yearly concerts are conducted to a variety of audiences that feature pop standards, Broadway, holiday and patriotic music. Rehearsals are September to May, Wed, 10am, Apple Valley Senior Center, 14601 Hayes Road, Apple Valley. There are no auditions. Yearly membership dues are $20 per person, plus additional costs for a performance vest and summer shirt. For information about joining or scheduling a concert, call 952-432-1081, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.velvettones.org.Major supporters are District 196 Community Education, Apple Valley Parks and Recreation, Apple Valley Senior Center, Apple Valley American Legion Post 1776, Apple Valley Foundation and White Funeral Home.