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“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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Guest Post: Voices of the Sacred Concert

Today’s guest post comes from Cantor Michael Weiss, organizer of the concert “Voices of the Sacred” in which the YNYC Mixed Chorus will sing this Saturday, January 31 at 8:30 PM. Tickets are available here. I have an admission to make. I don’t know much about Islam. Same with Christianity, Buddhism, Sikhism and [plug in […]

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And On Earth: a holiday meditation on Peace

This Saturday December 6, the YNYC mixed chorus will present And On Earth: a holiday meditation on Peace. Below are the concert’s program notes from YNYC Artistic Director Michael Kerschner. We hope you’ll join us for this spectacular evening! Tickets are available here: And On Earth “…peace, good will towards men.” Trying to write […]

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RE/Sonance: a mass for the dead, a concert for the living

Following are program notes from RE/Sonance, the mixed ensemble’s final 2013-14 season concert. Choral music directly addresses the human experience, from human mouths to ears, without need for the irony and detachment of our post-modern world. It is a living, proto-modernist art. There is no need to shake the dust off of this music for […]

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Support #GivingTuesday and YNYC

Hi, everyone! I’m Elisa Nikoloulias, YNYC’s Development Coordinator, and in honor of Giving Tuesday today, I wanted to share some of the specific ways your donation to YNYC is put to use. – $25 provides a singer with a semester’s worth of music rentals – $50 gives us 30 minutes in the recording studio (and […]

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Michael’s Musings: November

Last week I was doing some shopping online, and I was close to purchasing a new book. Suddenly I visualized my friends and family enjoying that book, or perhaps a scarf, or a new gadget. I was Christmas shopping! It was only four days after YNYC’s wildly successful Halloween event. I’m not one to rush to the end […]

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The ghosts and ghouls were out in full force at YNYC’s first-ever REDRUM Halloween fundraiser on October 29th! We would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the 300+ people who attended the event. We in YNYC love Halloween almost as much as we love a good party with all our friends, and the evening […]

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