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January 19, 2015 - 2:00pm

Well, it's not every day that you get to sing in one of the most prestigious venues in the world, but the New Jersey Youth Chorus had the privilege of performing there twice in less than twelve months.  Over the Martin Luther King Jr holiday weekend, our Advanced Choir performed at Carnegie Hall...

September 13, 2014 - 4:00pm

NJYC's Sola Voce and Coro Vivo ensembles were proud to perform The Star Spangled Banner at the Mets vs. Giants game at Citifield on May 1st, 2016.

February 17, 2014 - 7:00pm

“There are a lot of fantastic groups for whom we could perform, but not many are as much fun as the Globetrotters!” said Matt LaPine, Director of NJYC Young Men’s Ensemble.  Pictured above are the boys of NJYC with Matt LaPine (back row left) and members of the Harlem Globetrotters on the...

February 3, 2014 - 3:29pm

Incredible….Awesome….The Best Day of My Life!!!  Those are just a few ways that NJYC Advanced choristers used to describe performing at this year’s Super Bowl with singer, actress and talk show hostess, Queen Latifah.  Less than two weeks before the Super Bowl, Director Trish Joyce...

January 30, 2014 - 12:00am

Surprising the choristers with a Skype visit from Queen Latifah was one of my favorite things to do with the NJYC. After spending the day coordinating with Queen Latifah's staff, we told all the girls that a local news station just wanted to get a few pictures and interviews with them....

January 25, 2014 - 12:00am

On hearing the Advanced Chorus sing in June 2013, at the Windy City Festival, this is what Z. Randall Stroope, the artistic director at the Festival had to say:  “It has been my privilege to hear hundreds of fine youth choirs in my conducting and composing career.  The New Jersey Youth Chorus is...