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Tag Archives: Composers Competition

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 […]

Categories: Concerts, Mixed Chorus, Women's Ensemble

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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 […]

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

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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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Guest Post: Winner of the 2007 Composers Competition

This guest post comes to us from Joshua Shank, the Grand Prize winner of our 2007 Composers Competition, and a young composer with whom we were thrilled to work. Josh is an talented, dedicated musician, and has shared his experience participating in our annual competition. The deadline for the 2013 Composers Competition is fast approaching, […]

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Presenting Nova! Christmas with YNYC

Get ready for the holidays with YNYC’s annual holiday concert. This year, the Young New Yorkers’ Chorus presents Nova! on Sunday December 11th.  We’re showcasing holiday tunes new and old, including three brand new pieces in this year’s Composers Competition. Buy your tickets early. For more information, click here.

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And This Year’s Composers Are…

Ho, ho, ho, Merry Choristers! This year we’re shaking up our annual Composers Competition by moving it from the spring to our December holiday concert. We put a call out to choral composers everywhere: write us the next great holiday carol. And did they ever. Finalists for this year’s competition are: Robert Vuichard, Thy Perfect […]

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