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Category Archives: Women’s Ensemble

Meet the Composers: Grace Ann Lee

This Saturday, April 29, the YNYC Women’s Ensemble will perform ‘Story Time’, featuring stories of humor, fantasy, loss, and memory.  This year, for the first time, the Women’s Ensemble will premiere YNYC’s Competition for Young Composers, an international search for submissions from composers aged 18-35. This year’s three finalists represent the best new music for Women’s Choir. […]

Categories: Concerts, Women's Ensemble

Meet the Composers: Andrey Stolyarov

This Saturday, April 29, the YNYC Women’s Ensemble will perform ‘Story Time’, featuring stories of humor, fantasy, loss, and memory.  This year, for the first time, the Women’s Ensemble will premiere YNYC’s Competition for Young Composers, an international search for submissions from composers aged 18-35. This year’s three finalists represent the best new music for Women’s Choir. […]

Categories: Concerts, Women's Ensemble

Meet the Composers: Alexander Campkin

This Saturday, April 29, the YNYC Women’s Ensemble will perform ‘Story Time’, featuring stories of humor, fantasy, loss, and memory.  This year, for the first time, the Women’s Ensemble will premiere YNYC’s Competition for Young Composers, an international search for submissions from composers aged 18-35. This year’s three finalists represent the best new music for Women’s Choir. […]

Categories: Concerts, Women's Ensemble

“I Am…” and “Love Is…”: YNYC Wraps Up 2014/15 Concert Season

The following are program notes from YNYC’s final concerts of the season: “I Am…” (women’s chorus, Sunday May 31) and “Love Is…” (mixed ensemble, Saturday June 6). We hope you’ll join us for this Saturday’s concert (June 6 at 7 PM, 40 E 35th St) to enjoy beautiful music and hear our finalists in the […]

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Member Spotlight: Jamie Sacca

Our Member Spotlight series showcases the fantastic people behind YNYC. Today, we meet YNYC Women’s Chorus member Jamie Sacca. About Jamie! Neighborhood: Long Island City/Astoria Favorite Part of YNYC: The best part of being in YNYC is meeting people I would normally not have met– people in different job fields and careers. And all lovers […]

Categories: Member Spotlight, Women's Ensemble

Michael’s Musings: January

It is the beginning of 2014, and we are starting the second half of our season. We get so busy during the year that we rarely have time for a proper reflection of our most recent past. For this month’s blog, I’d like to take a stroll down memory lane and list some of the […]

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Michael’s Musings: December

Re: Christmas When I was a child I could not comprehend why the Christmas season could not last the entire year. My grandmother’s tacky (now retro and hip) decorations heralded the beginning of the season. My parents observed with bemusement as I took it upon myself to decorate our suburban split-level ranch in a grand […]

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