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Young People's Chorus of NYC Celebrates Next 25 Years with Major Gala Event, 3/3
by Courtnie Mele - Feb 13, 2014

The Young People's Chorus of New York City, founded in 1988 by Artistic Director and MacArthur 'genius' Fellow Francisco J. Nuñez on a mission of diversity and artistic excellence, celebrates its next 25 years with a gala benefit concert at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, followed by a festive dinner at the Mandarin Oriental. It all begins at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 3, 2014, with all proceeds benefitting the almost 1,400 children, ages 7 to 18, in YPC's award-winning after-school and in-school programs.

Photo Flash: 25th Anniversary Gala of Young People's Chorus of New York City
by Samantha Vega - Feb 27, 2013

Beginning with a capacity-filled Carnegie Hall concert and followed by a gala reception in the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel, the February 11 gala benefit evening celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Young People's Chorus of New York City founded by Artistic Director Francisco J. NĂșñez has turned out to be the most successful in the chorus' history, benefiting an organization that has transformed the lives of thousands of children. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below!

Young People's Chorus of New York City Celebrates 25th Anniversary at Carnegie Hall, 2/11
by Kelsey Denette - Jan 25, 2013

The Young People's Chorus of New York City celebrates the 25th anniversary of its founding by Artistic Director Francisco J. NĂșñez, with a festive benefit concert at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium Monday, February 11 at 7 p.m. Renowned soprano RenĂ©e Fleming hosts a star-studded array of well-wishers from the worlds of classical, pop, jazz, Broadway, and dance. They include Broadway/concert artist Capathia Jenkins, emerging young singer-songwriter Kate Davis, the Antonio Ciacca Jazz Trio, and the Stephen Petronio Dance Company, who will join the Young People's Chorus of New York City and The New York Pops in a spectacular showcase, musically launching them into their second quarter century.