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The award-winning Young People’s Chorus of New York City and Artistic Director and Founder Francisco J. Núñez continue their groundbreaking Transient Glory new music series with the world premieres of six choral works for young voices in concerts at National Sawdust on Friday, November 4 at 7:00 p.m. and Merkin Concert Hall on Sunday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m.

American composer Michael Gordon has been named the first-ever Composer-in-Residence of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City (YPC). The three-year residency, beginning this month, will comprise a new work composed by Mr. Gordon each year to be workshopped by the choristers and Artistic Director Francisco J. Núñez and premiered by YPC at the end of each season.

Last Thursday night, millions were listening to Donald Trump accept the Republican nomination for the presidency.

But some of us were listening to a different kind of voice — or voices: Festival Napa Valley’s Thursday concert was American Spirituals with Lester Lynch and the Young People’s Chorus of New York City.

The Young People’s Chorus of New York City® (YPC), the multicultural youth chorus renowned internationally for its superb virtuosity and brilliant showmanship and as a model for an inclusive society, makes its Texas debut Tuesday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre in Austin. Conducted by its founder, Francisco J. Núñez, YPC will perform repertoire that exemplifies the versatility and virtuosity of the chorus, with works ranging from classical and contemporary pieces to Broadway, gospel and folk music, and music composed by Mr. Núñez, complete with choreography by Jacquie Bird. Joining YPC is special guest, Grammy-nominated blues and folk music singer-songwriter Ruthie Foster.

The award-winning Young People’s Chorus of New York City (YPC), known for bringing children of diverse ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds together through a program of musical excellence, community and educational initiatives under Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Núñez, will give a one-hour preview of its summer tour concert program on Thursday, July 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater at Marcus Garvey Park (enter at 124th Street and Fifth Avenue and walk south to the venue).

Over 1,000 young people to receive professional choral singing teaching free of charge in 14 schools across New York City The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation today announces a new grant of £100,000 ($142,200) to Young People’s Chorus of New York City’s Satellite Schools Programme. With the support of the grant, the programme will provide professional choral singing teaching, free of charge, to 1,100 young people in 14 schools across New York City. The classes are available to young people aged 7-18 from diverse backgrounds who would not otherwise have the opportunity to reap the benefits of musical education and performance.

YPC and Francisco Núñez returned from Munich, Germany, on Monday, October 12, where they were hosted by BR Klassik, with a first-place win in the Children and Youth Category after a flawless performance in the 2015 European Broadcasting Network’s Let the Peoples Sing competition, among the most prestigious choral competitions in all of Europe. YPC is the first American chorus ever to place first in the competition’s 54-year history.