Performance Saturday, March 31, 2012 | 7 PM

Community Sing: Young People's Chorus of New York City

Schomburg Center
Fierce talent, sparkling enthusiasm, dynamic energy: Young People’s Chorus of New York City is one of the world’s leading children’s choruses, known for celebrating the diversity of its members and surrounding community. The choristers have traveled the world to bring back a festive array of music for you to enjoy, explore, and join in singing: music from the Dominican Republic, China, and African communities of the Caribbean, along with traditional African American spirituals. It all happens here at the Schomburg Center, one of the world’s foremost research libraries devoted to African history and culture studies.


  • Young People's Chorus of New York City
    Francisco J. Núñez, Artistic Director


  • STRAYHORN Take the "A" Train (arr. Linda Twine)
  • WALLER The Joint Is Jumpin’ (arr. Mark Brymer)
  • JIM PAPOULIS Give Us Hope (arr. Francisco J. Núñez)
  • BRIGHT SHENG Boatmen's Song
  • LUIS KALAFF and BIENVENIDO BRENS Guayacanal (arr. Francisco J. Núñez)
  • TRAD. Chanflín (arr. Juan-Tony Guzmán)
  • PAQUITO D'RIVERA Tembandumba
  • PAQUITO D'RIVERA Un minuto
  • TRAD. Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel (arr. Moses Hogan)
  • JIM PAPOULIS Give Us Hope (arr. Francisco J. Núñez)
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard
New York, NY 10037
RSVP: 212-491-2040

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Community Sing events are part of the Neighborhood Concert Series.

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