Brava to the 50 members of NJYC's Coriste ensemble who sang in the East Room of the White House at the annual Holiday Open House on December 3. "Performing at the 'People's House' was a tremendous honor for the New Jersey Youth Chorus," said NJYC's Founder & Artistic Director Trish Joyce. "We were thrilled to share our artistry, integrity, and passion for choral music with the White House Visitors. This was an experience our choristers will treasure all their lives," she added.
The New Jersey Youth Chorus, founded in 1992, is an auditioned choral program for children in grades four through twelve. We provide quality music education that encourages young peoples' love and appreciation of choral music and nurtures their individual growth and development. Learn more about us →
Each season, the New Jersey Youth Chorus asks for the support of our community to share the joy of choral singing with our choristers and audience. But, like for many other organizations, this season is unlike any we have experienced before. Our rehearsals are online and our concerts are virtual, but our community connection is as important as ever. We are more than choral singing- we are a home, a safe haven for our choristers- we are a family.
Sola Voce, Coro Vivo and Primo Coro performed together at The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes on December 6. The choral ensemble sang a festive a capella set conducted by NJYC Directors Gabriele Hingelberg and Hannah Nacheman. "Singing on the iconic main stage of Radio City Music Hall was a thrilling experience for NJYC," said Nacheman. "What a huge honor to open for the Rockettes! The choristers' hard work paid off in a stellar performance," added Hingelberg.
Primo Coro, pictured here with members of the Grace Episcopal Church School Choir, performed in the annual "Family-Friendly Halloween Concert" at Grace Episcopal Church in Madison on October 26. It was Primo Coro's 2019 debut, as well as the first public performance for Director Hannah Nacheman. Well done, Primo Coro!
Searching for new ideas to keep your students engaged and excited about singing? Join us to try “kid tested” strategies and activities that help establish a healthy tone and energized singing in elementary school and middle school. Sing rounds and canons, as well as music spanning a variety of cultures. See how body percussion, movement and drumming are used as tools to learn music concepts while respecting the abilit
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