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This year, surprise your Valentine with song.

For more than 30 years, Jacksonville’s very own Big Orange Chorus has delivered singing Valentines and other “love-themed musical presentations” to the unsuspecting in Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties in northeast Florida.

Starting at 8 a.m. on Thurs., Feb. 13, they’ll be delivering even more to homes or places of work.

Book your big surprise today

For $80, within a scheduled hour’s window of opportunity, your Valentine gets a personal serenade by one of nine traveling quartets from the chorus – two love songs – a single red rose, a giant Hershey’s® Kiss, a photo and a personalized card with greetings and affections.

For $65, you can schedule your candy-gram for either morning or evening – two love songs, single red rose, Kiss®, photo, personalized card.

Additional roses, chocolates and other options available.

Valentines will be delivered Feb. 13-15.

Place your order – soon – online or by phone at 904-355-SING.

Once you place your order, a Chorus coordinator will contact you to schedule the time and place of delivery for your extra-special Valentines message.

About the Big Orange Chorus

The Big Orange Chorus, Florida's Championship men’s barbershop chorus, specializes in a cappella (unaccompanied) singing and is 80 members strong.

Their motto?

“It’s great to be a Big O!”

Says David Medvidofsky, Big Orange Chorus president and spokesperson, "Singing Valentines have been one of our most popular and special community events."

The Big Orange Chorus meets at 7:30 p.m. most Thursdays at Shepherd of the Woods, 7860 Southside Blvd, Jacksonville, Fla.

For more information, call 904-287-1896 or visit

Guests always welcome.

No experience necessary.



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