ABOUT YOUNG PEOPLE’S CHORUS OF NEW YORK CITY

The Young People’s Chorus of New York City (YPC) is an internationally renowned multicultural youth chorus founded by Artistic Director Francisco J. Núñez, a MacArthur Fellow and Musical America’s 2018 Educator of the Year.

YPC’s mission and values are deeply rooted in an innovative model of diversity, which provides children of all cultural and economic backgrounds with a unique program of music education and choral performance.

Our artists’ superb virtuosity and brilliant showmanship have garnered many awards, including America’s highest honor for youth programs, a National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, presented at the White House. YPC also earned the distinction of “Choir of the World” in July 2018 at the International Choral Kathaumixw (Powell River, British Columbia), marking the first time a North American chorus has ever won this title in the 34-year history of Kathaumixw.

YPC ON TOUR!

Touring for the first time in three years, the Young People’s Chorus of New York City will return to Festival Napa Valley for four spectacular performances before traveling onward to a week-long YPC National residency at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara. And don’t miss our NYC free kick-off pre-curtain concert for the Classical Theater of Harlem!

WHAT AN UNFORGETTABLE EVENING
AT OUR SPRING GALA

At Jazz at Lincoln Center, together in song, we were raising hope, raising spirits and raising the bar for the future. Each year, we bring together over 2,000 children, from different backgrounds and different boroughs throughout New York City, to create a sound unlike any other in the world. Here, you can hear some of their individual stories and experiences that make that trip to YPC, feel like home.

YPC CHORISTER LOGIN

Our choristers are the heart and soul of YPC, and our unwavering commitment is to them; to nurture their unique perspective, to empower them to embrace their talent and their dreams, and to provide pathways to success through the arts so that every child, from every cultural & economic background, can reach their full potential.