#28for28 Challenge

Friday, May 15, 2020 - Tuesday, June 30, 2020

    It all begins with a love of singing. It continues with resilience, love, and hope for the future. Since 1992, Dianne Berkun Menaker and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus have done so much. Over the course of our history, we have:   Given over $1,000,000 in scholarships & financial aid Served more than 12,000 […] MORE INFO

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Connecting ACO Community

Sunday, May 31, 2020, 5:00pm

American Composer’s Orchestra presents Connecting ACO Community A new solo commissioning initiative in response to the COVID-19 crisis with online world premieres beginning Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 5pm EST on Zoom. In response to the impacts of COVID-19 on composers and performers, American Composers Orchestra announces Connecting ACO Community, a new initiative to commission […] MORE INFO

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2020-21 Registration is Open

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - Wednesday, September 30, 2020

2020-21 Registration is Now Open   We all miss the incomparable experience of singing together side by side. However, the severity and contagiousness of COVID-19 – as well as early indications that choral singing may create particularly transmissible settings – make it essential that all of our programming and performing decisions put the safety of […] MORE INFO

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Take Care of This House

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Take care of each other. ❤️ Take care of this house. 🇺🇸 Vote. ✔ Learn more about your voting rights, mail-in ballots, and how to register in your state at: https://www.aclu.org/voter Leonard Bernstein’s iconic song Take Care Of This House is a glorious meditation on our rights and responsibilities, urging us to preserve the sanctity […] MORE INFO

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Voice the Vote

Saturday, October 24, 2020, 4pm

Join Brooklyn Youth Chorus and Donna Lieberman, Executive Director of the NYCLU this Saturday, October 24th at 4pm for Brooklyn Youth Chorus’s first-ever Voice the Vote event! VOICE THE VOTE October 24, 4pm Live on Youtube → Moderated by NYCLU Executive Director Donna Lieberman, this virtual panel discussion brings together Brooklyn Youth Chorus students, young […] MORE INFO

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Aging Magician, San Diego Opera

Friday, March 13, 2020 - Saturday, March 14, 2020, 7:30pm

POSTPONED Aging Magician by Paola Prestini Libretto by Rinde Eckert Creative Producer Beth Morrison Projects At the Balboa Theatre An eccentric and aging clockmaker is nearing the end of his life and preparing a book of secrets to pass on. At a critical point in his story, he must decide the fate of the magician…or […] MORE INFO

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Men’s Ensemble Performs in Pennsylvania

Sunday, March 29, 2020, 5:00pm

POSTPONED The Men’s Ensemble will travel to Doylestown, Pennsylvania to perform with several notable youth choirs in an evening of uplifting and exciting choral music. March 29, 2020 at 5pm Lenape Auditorium 313 W State St, Doylestown, PA 18901 This concert will feature the Men’s Ensemble of Brooklyn Youth Chorus, the Lenape Chamber Choir, Princeton […] MORE INFO

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J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion: Good Friday at Saint Peter’s

Friday, April 10, 2020, 12pm

CANCELED Saint Peter’s Church presents J.S. Bach’s Passion According to Saint Matthew, BWV 244, much as the great cantor would have performed it in a liturgical setting. Saint Peter’s Choir and Bach Collegium Period Orchestra is led from the harpsichord by Dr. Bálint Karosi. Gene Stenger (tenor) sings the Evangelist. Other soloists include John Noh (tenor), Enrico Lagasca (Jesus, bass soloist), Michael Chen (bass), […] MORE INFO

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she is called, Carolina Performing Arts

Saturday, April 18, 2020, 8 pm

  POSTPONED WORK-IN-PROGRESS A remarkable musical portrait of women’s experiences from biblical times to the present day, she is called traces a path from early texts by men about women to explorations of current themes through the work of contemporary women composers, including Shara Nova and Toshi Reagon (Carolina Performing Arts Mellon Foundation Creative Futures fellows). Brought […] MORE INFO

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50 Years of Earth Day at New York Public Library

Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 5:30pm

CANCELED On the fiftieth anniversary of the inaugural Earth Day, Maria Popova curates environmental readings and performances by authors, artists, and activists on the steps of The New York Public Library.   Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 5:30 p.m. Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Plaza   When biologist, naturalist, and writer Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was published in […] MORE INFO

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Long Play – Bang on a Can Festival

Friday, May 1, 2020 - Sunday, May 3, 2020

POSTPONED Brooklyn Youth Chorus will perform on May 3 of the festival. More info coming soon.   Bang on a Can announces the launch of LONG PLAY, a new, three-day destination music festival, presented for the first time from Friday, May 1 through Sunday, May 3, 2020. Featuring dozens of concerts, LONG PLAY also showcases […] MORE INFO

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Adams, Prokofiev, and Olga Neuwirth, New York Philharmonic

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Various times

POSTPONED Brooklyn Youth Chorus performs with the New York Philharmonic in the world premiere of a new work by Project 19 composer and frequent BYC collaborator, Olga Neuwirth. With Project 19 composer Olga Neuwirth’s premiere, the New York Philharmonic’s hotspots festival begins, spotlighting vibrant Berlin. About Project 19 100 years ago, American women gained the […] MORE INFO

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