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YPC Gets Festive

YPC begins its season of holiday performances, Francisco J. Núñez receives ASCAP’s Life in Music Award, and we recap two incredible October events.

Winter Wonder: A Festive Winter Concert

Sunday, December 8 at 4:00 p.m.
David Geffen Hall

Share the magic of the holidays with friends and family at this very special Winter Wonder holiday concert! Tickets go on sale this Thursday, November 6 for YPC’s debut performance at David Geffen Hall. Artistic Director Francisco J. Núñez and Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Núñez turn the spotlight on YPC’s award-winning choristers and two extraordinary guest artists:  Metropolitan Opera star Nadine Sierra and the incredible dramatic baritone Lester Lynch, who will join their voices with over 400 talented young people in a joyous program of holiday classics. If you can only make it to one holiday concert this season, make sure it is Winter Wonder!

Learn more here.

Special Guests

ASACAP Foundation Honors Francisco J. Núñez With Life In Music Award

Francisco J. Núñez will be honored with the Life in Music Award presented by The ASCAP Foundation. The award, which is given to an ASCAP writer member for their outstanding accomplishments as a composer, songwriter, performer, arranger or vocalist in any genre, will be presented to him at The ASCAP Foundation ceremony on Wednesday, December 11 in New York City.

Read more here.

YPC Overwhelmed By Community Support at Second Annual Big Sing
 

On Saturday, October 19, the Young People’s Chorus of New York City hosted its second annual YPC Big Sing. Community members of all ages came out in droves to attend this sold-out singalong event.

Read more and see photos from the event. 

2019 WIT:Women Inspiring Tomorrow Conference Welcomes Largest Number Of Attendees To Date

On Sunday, October 27, 2019, YPC welcomed over 160 choristers, alumnae, and a record number of WIT Pros to this year’s WIT: Women Inspiring Tomorrow Conference. Since Elizabeth Núñez, YPC’s associate artistic director, created this vibrant mentoring program for YPC’s high school girls in 2014, she has brought hundreds of female singers and alumni together with WIT Pros—dynamic, and accomplished women from a broad range of careers—eager to inspire young women searching for their paths in life.

Read more and see photos from the event. 

Photos by Stephanie Berger and Alexis Escamez