Costume Ordering

2019 - 2020 RVCC

A, B, and B+ Choirs

These are the THREE dates to ORDER or BUY

 A, B, or B+ dress or boy’s vest/tie.  


  • Monday, August 19 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at Bethel Baptist Church (Consignment Drop-off and costume ordering)
  • Monday, August 26 from 3:30pm – 7:30pm at Bethel Baptist Church (before & after rehearsal only)            
  • Saturday, August 24 from 10:00am-1:00pm at Bethel Baptist Church

Drop off Consigned A,B,B+  Choir Dress or Vest

  • August 19 from 5:30pm –7:30pm at Bethel Baptist Church (during costume ordering time)

To sell a used A, B or B+ Dress or boy’s vest/tie:

  • Have the item cleaned and on a hanger with a plastic cover from cleaners.
  • Provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope stapled or pinned to the tag of the garment.
  • Decide on a price.  If the item is in good condition, half the original price is reasonable (about $35 for the dress and $15 for the vest/tie)
  • Bring your costume and envelope to the Costume Team in the RVCC room at Bethel Baptist Church on the dates and times listed above.  Be prepared to stay a few minutes to fill out an information sheet.
  • If your costume sells, the buyer will write a check to you and we will mail it to you in your self-addressed stamped envelope.

Costume Check Information

2019 - 2020 RVCC

A, B, and B+ Choirs

Monday, November 4th

ALL A, B and B+ choristers will be required to have their costume checked by a costume committee member and at that time choristers will be given a slip of paper indicating if their attire is acceptable or if additional changes need to be made.  

  • All choristers are required to wear their concert attire to rehearsal on November 4th which includes proper costume, shoes, hair accessories (hair pulled back),   etc.  You will dress exactly as if you were singing at the concert.
  • Please pay close attention to the requirements for dress length and how the boy’s vest should fit.
  • ALL choir members will need to participate in a costume check prior to the day of performance.  If your child is unable to come to the costume check rehearsal in their concert attire, they should plan to wear their costume November 18th for a costume check.
  • All alterations should be made prior to your costume check November 4th.
  • Possible alteration services:
  • Sun’s Dry Cleaning & Alterations 2720 Colonial Ave (540-344-0100)
  • Maria, Valley Cleaners, Hollins, VA (540-366-1503)        
  • Laura Divers, 1472 Roanoke Rd, Daleville, VA (540-462-7547)

Final notes and reminders

2019 - 2020 RVCC

A, B, and B+ Choirs

  • Every chorister must have the required formal costume for both the Christmas and Spring concerts.
  • All new A, B and B+ girl choir members will need to purchase a new or used dress.
  • All boys new to the choir will need to purchase a new or used vest/tie and all current boy members that may need a new size will need to purchase a new or uses vest/tie.
  • You may order a new costume or choose to purchase a used costume (as available) during the times previously listed.
  • Payment for a new or used costume is required the day of the purchase.  Please bring your check book.  If you are paying with cash please bring the exact amount.  Cash and checks are accepted.  If you are ordering a new costume, checks will be made out to RVCC.  If you purchase a used costume, you will write the check out to the seller.

  • The approximate prices are as follows:  
  • A & B dress: “Jordan Dress” $71 (plus $7.50 for extra length if needed)
  • B+ dress: “Crescent Dress” $64 for youth,  $70 for adult
  • Vest: “Black Signature Vest” $26
  • Bow Tie: $5


Please direct all questions concerning concert attire for

A,B, B+ choir to:

Sharon Clark , Costume Committee Coordinator

Crystal Cooper, Consignment Costume Sales