Performance Choruses

In the new season, we will explore a new way of gathering through a hybrid model by meeting virtually and in-person.
Our performance groups remain as following, with details to come later this summer.

Prelude

PRELUDE

Sophia Papoulis, Conductor

  • Treble singers ages 8 to 10
  • Meets on Thursdays at 4:30 pm
  • Young people learn to sing with young artist posture, breath, and musicality; develop skills in sight-reading and music literacy; and build performance skills, including choreography. They sing unison and two-part repertoire in many styles and languages, and present 5 to 7 performances yearly.

Intermezzo

INTERMEZZO

Maria C. Peña and Caitlin Henning, Conductors

  • Treble singers ages 10 to 15
  • Meets on Mondays at 4:30 pm
  • Young people build upon skills in singing, musicality, sight-reading, and music literacy, and continue building upon performance skills, including choreography.  They sing unison, two- and three-part repertoire in many styles and languages, and present 5 to 7 performances yearly.

Cantare

CANTARE

Elizabeth Núñez, Conductor

  • Treble singers ages 11 to 16
  • Meets on Tuesdays at 5:30 pm
  • Young people advance their skills in singing, musicality, sight-reading, and music literacy, as well as performance skills.  This ensemble sings advanced level repertoire in three- and four-parts and presents 20-30 performances each season.

Amani

AMANI

Sonny Willis, Conductor

  • Singers ages 11 to 16 with changing and changed voices
  • Meets on Tuesdays at 5:00 pm 
  • Singers build their skills in singing, musicality, sight-reading, and music literacy, as well as advancing their performance skills.  Individual attention is given to each singer as the voice changes and develops.  This ensemble performs repertoire in many styles and languages, often combining with Chorale (Low Voices) for performances.

Chorale (Low Voices)

CHORALE (LOW VOICES)

Francisco J. Núñez, Conductor

  • Singers ages 14 to 18 with changed voices
  • Meets on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 5:00 pm 
  • Singers must demonstrate advanced vocal skills and proficiency in sight-reading and harmonization.  Chorale masters a rigorous program of challenging music of many styles, including pieces commissioned for the ensemble, and presents 40-50 performances each season.

Chorale (Treble Voices)

CHORALE (TREBLE VOICES)

Francisco J. Núñez and Elizabeth Núñez, Conductors

  • Treble singers ages 14 to 18
  • Meets on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:00 pm
  • Singers must demonstrate advanced vocal skills and proficiency in sight-reading and harmonization.  Chorale masters a rigorous program of challenging music of many styles, including pieces commissioned for the ensemble, and presents 40-50 performances each season.

To request an audition for any division in the YPC, 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.