Community Choruses

In 2012, the Young People’s Chorus of New York City and Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Núñez established YPC’s first Community Chorus Program in Washington Heights to provide more children with the opportunity to participate in YPC’s award-winning choral program.

In 2015, YPC established its second community chorus at the Goddard Riverside Community Center on the Upper West Side.

Children in YPC community choruses attend after school rehearsals led by YPC-trained conductors and professional accompanists. Each chorus performs concerts throughout the year within their community and throughout New York City. Rehearsals are hosted by YPC Community Partners.

Washington Heights

Young People’s Chorus at Washington Heights (YPCWH)

In residence at Fort Washington Collegiate Church
729 West 181st Street, Washington Heights, Manhattan
Established 2012 | Maria C. Peña, conductor

  • Boys and girls, ages 8-10, rehearse Thursdays from 4:00-5:15 p.m.
  • Boys and girls, ages 10-13, rehearse Thursdays from 5:30-6:45 p.m.

Goddard Riverside

Young People’s Chorus at Goddard Riverside (YPCGR)

In residence at Goddard Riverside Bernie Wohl Center
647 Columbus Avenue, Upper West Side, Manhattan
Established 2015 | Conducting Fellow

  • Boys and girls, ages 8-11, rehearse Tuesdays from 4:30-5:45 p.m.

Openings in YPC’s community choruses are available now

To request an audition, please complete the audition application.
For more information, please email audition@ypc.org or call the Chorus at 212-289-7779.
Scholarships are available as needed.