The online auction runs from May 8 through May 18, 2014, and will be followed by a silent and live auction at the 2014 Brooklyn Youth Chorus Spring Gala on May 20th.
Brooklyn Youth Chorus burst into spring with back-to-back rave reviews from The New York Times for its collaborative performances with sax legend Colin Stetson at the Ecstatic Music Festival and with Kronos Quartet at their 40th Anniversary Concert. Praised as “a consistently bold organization,” with an “unusually broad stylistic range” and singers that are “wonderfully talented children,” Brooklyn Youth Chorus didn’t wait for the weather to catch up before taking off on the wings of spring.
In the spirit of adventurous collaboration on which the Ecstatic Music Festival was created, Brooklyn Youth Chorus joined artists Colin Stetson (Bon Iver and Arcade Fire) and Sarah Neufeld (Arcade Fire) to premiere new works composed by Stetson for the chorus as well as arrangements by both artists of existing pieces...
Brooklyn Youth Chorus Impresses at ACDA Conference in Baltimore & Settlement Music School in PhiladelphiaFebruary 27, 2014
On February 8-9, Brooklyn Youth Chorus boarded buses and traveled to Baltimore and Philadelphia for a weekend of music and fun. First stop was the 2014 American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Eastern Division Conference where the Dianne Berkun-Menaker presented two Interest Sessions on Cross-Choral Training®.
"the chorus performed...with stunning clarity and force," Peter Matthews, FeastOfMusic.com. Snow didn't deter audiences of more than 1,500 for Brooklyn Youth Chorus's two Holiday Harmonies concerts at Walt Whitman Theater on December 14th. With a new format comprising performances by all six...
On Saturday, December 14, for the first time ever, 450 Brooklyn Youth Chorus singers, ranging in age from 7 to 21, share the stage at Brooklyn College's Walt Whitman Theater for two spirited performances of an all-new Holiday Harmonies.
Hosted by Charlotte Blake Alston, the interactive family concert, which celebrated the centenary of Benjamin Britten’s birth, featured such favorites as A Ceremony of Carols and Flower Songs and a new commission by Caroline Shaw.
Senior Chorus Backs Indie-Pop Star Ingrid Michaelson at Malaria No More Gala Honoring Hillary ClintonNovember 14, 2013
Senior Chorus performed with indie-pop star Ingrid Michaelson at a gala concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center benefiting Malaria No More and honoring Hillary Clinton for her work spreading awareness about the disease she called "(an) ancient scourge".
Twenty Brooklyn Youth Chorus students from across four divisions (Junior, Intermediate, Senior, and Concert Chorus) will perform in Angel Heart, a music storybook at Carnegie Hall on Monday, October 21, 2013.
Brooklyn Youth Chorus is prominently featured on Aheym ("homeward" in Yiddish), Bryce Dessner's debut album as a composer, slated for release on November 2013 via Anti-Records.
Saturday's KRONOS AT 40 event is a free, outdoor concert that is tailored towards families, so bring the kids! The festivities begin at noon.
The Brooklyn Youth Chorus Concert Chorus joined an all-star lineup of renowned musicians from all over the world at this year's Bang on a Can Marathon at Pace University's jam-packed Michael Schimmel Center.
Brooklyn Youth Chorus is happy to announce a special photo contest in conjunction with the upcoming Bang on a Can Marathon performance.
Brooklyn Youth Chorus will take part in this year's Bang on a Can Marathon on Sunday, June 16.
On Friday May 31, innovative composer/cross-disciplinary artist Gabrielle Herbst – along with new music upstarts Contemporaneous – presents a free public program as part of EtM’s Con Edison Composers Residency at Brooklyn Youth Chorus. Gabrielle will present her opera short, BODILESS, and a few songs from her band: GABÍ. Q&A to follow.