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2018 Choirs

Young People’s Chorus of New York City - USA

The Young People’s Chorus of New York City, founded in 1988 by MacArthur Fellow Francisco J. Núñez on a mission of diversity and artistic excellence, harnesses the power of music to fulfill the potential of children musically, academically, and socially. Through the years, the award-winning program has heightened an awareness of the ability of young people to rise to unforeseen levels of artistry. Under the leadership of Mr. Núñez and Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Nunez, more than 1,600 children from 8 to 18 of all cultural and religious backgrounds participate in this internationally renowned program. Visit www.ypc.org.

Elizabeth NúñezElizabeth Núñez is the Associate Artistic Director of the award-winning Young People’s Chorus of New York City. She is also a conductor, choral clinician, soloist, and founding artistic director of the SoHarmoniums Women’s Choir. At YPC, an organization renowned for its diversity and supreme level of artistic excellence she works with over 400 children in six YPC divisions, ranging in age from 8 to 18. In addition, she is the director of the YPC School Choruses program, which every year brings YPC’s unique music education program to more than 1,200 children in New York City public schools.