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Category Archives: Concerts

YNYC Young Composers Competition Finalist-Lauren Bydalek

On Saturday, June 1, 2019, YNYC’s Women’s Ensemble will perform ‘A Bell Awakened’ – An exploration of what the power of women can make possible, with repertoire that’s co-curated with the Women’s Ensemble.  This concert features world premiere works from our Competition for Young Composers. We are pleased to introduce our second finalist for YNYC’s […]

Categories: Concerts, Women's Ensemble

A Note…

But every time it rains You’re here in my head Like the sun coming out Ooh, I just know that something good is going to happen -Cloudbusting, Kate Bush ••• ••• For 12 years, hardly a quiet moment has passed that I don’t think of YNYC. This was true a few weeks ago. I was […]

Categories: Concerts, Michael's Musings

Meet the Composers: Lydia Jane Pugh

On Saturday, March 24, 2018, YNYC’s Mixed and Women’s Ensembles will perform ‘Only All of Us’ featuring world premiere works for double chorus from our Competition for Young Composers. We are pleased to introduce our third finalist for YNYC’s 2018 Competition for Young Composers, Lydia Jane Pugh! Lydia Jane Pugh Composition for YNYC: Adiraϊ (‘Misplaced’) […]

Categories: Concerts, Mixed Chorus, Women's Ensemble

Meet the Composers – Casey Rule

On Saturday, March 24, 2018, YNYC’s Mixed and Women’s Ensembles will perform ‘Only All of Us’ featuring world premiere works for double chorus from our Competition for Young Composers. We are pleased to introduce our next of three finalists for YNYC’s 2018 Competition for Young Composers, Casey Rule!  Casey Rule Composition for YNYC: The Rocky […]

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Meet the Composers: Ed Frazier Davis

On Saturday, March 24, 2018, YNYC’s Mixed and Women’s Ensembles will perform ‘Only All of Us’ featuring world premiere works for double chorus from our Competition for Young Composers. We are pleased to introduce our first of three finalists for YNYC’s 2018 Competition for Young Composers, Ed Frazier Davis!   Ed Frazier Davis Composition for […]

Categories: Concerts, Mixed Chorus, 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 […]

Categories: Concerts, Michael's Musings, Mixed Chorus, Uncategorized, Women's Ensemble

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YNYC presents “Lightning Illuminates: Irish Poetry and Melody”

On Tuesday, March 10, the YNYC mixed ensemble will present “Lightning Illuminates: Irish Poetry and Melody,” featuring the world premiere of Mohammed Fairouz’s “Second Coming.” Following are program notes from the concert. Tickets and additional information are available here: bit.ly/YNYClightning Irish folk melody, beloved for the gentle leaps and rolls of its contours, captures the […]

Categories: Concerts, Michael's Musings, Mixed Chorus