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The National Children's Chorus, under the leadership of Artistic Director Luke McEndarfer and Associate Artistic Director Dr. Pamela Blackstone, has quickly established itself as one of the world's leading children's choirs. With the launch of the NCC Online Conservatory, the group now provides its unparalleled training to young singers around the country, in addition to its 24 ensembles and more than 800 students, based in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., San Francisco and Austin.
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Though we are physically apart, the NCC is still here to bring joy and comfort through the power of music. If you are able, please help the NCC sustain its music education programming for youth across America during this time and into the future.
Our Senior Division had such an amazing time meeti Our Senior Division had such an amazing time meeting The Australian Children’s Choir, based in Melbourne, this past weekend over Zoom! This special international cultural exchange was a moving experience to connect through our love of music, while learning about each other’s time in lockdown and virtual learning. We can’t wait to meet again soon–hopefully next time in person on a tour to Australia! 🇦🇺🎶🇺🇸
Applications are open for Fall 2021! Virtual audit Applications are open for Fall 2021! Virtual auditions this Saturday, April 24th for ages 5-17. Apply now and book a private audition with an NCC conductor (link in bio). 🎶 #discoveryourvoice
We are so honored that Maestro Grant Gershon, Arti We are so honored that Maestro Grant Gershon, Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, is collaborating with our Scholars ensemble this season to conduct the digital performance and premiere of a new work written by one of our very own students. We had so much fun working with Grant at our rehearsal yesterday, and can’t wait to begin recording this piece for the upcoming virtual concert in June!
Tune in today, Friday, April 9th at 8:00pm Eastern Tune in today, Friday, April 9th at 8:00pm Eastern, for the National Cherry Blossom Festival Celebration Show, featuring a special appearance by the NCC as part of an international collaboration with the Tokyo International Children's Chorus in Japan! Don't miss this fun celebration of spring and the beautiful cherry blossoms in DC, hosted by Drew Barrymore 🌸🎶 #linkinbio
Happy 289th Birthday, Haydn! Revel in the beauty o Happy 289th Birthday, Haydn! Revel in the beauty of Haydn’s gorgeous “Gloria” from his Heiligmesse written in 1796, which our Premier Ensemble performed as part of the NCC’s recent 2021 Winter Digital Concert! We hope you enjoy this glorious SSA setting arranged by John Leavitt 🥳🎶 Link in bio for full video!
Don’t miss the NCC’s cover of Sam Cooke’s “A Change is Gonna Come”, now out on YouTube, stunningly arranged by NCC-commissioned composer Tehillah Alphonso! This powerful and moving piece uses the forces of our Scholars (SATB college-prep group) with string quartet and piano to present Cooke’s timely message. (Link in bio for full video) #blackhistorymonth
Don’t miss the NCC’s cover of Sam Cooke’s “A Change is Gonna Come”, now out on YouTube, stunningly arranged by NCC-commissioned composer Tehillah Alphonso! This powerful and moving piece uses the forces of our Scholars (SATB college-prep group) with string quartet and piano to present Cooke’s timely message. (Link in bio for full video) #blackhistorymonth
The NCC’s cover of Sam Cooke’s “A Change is The NCC’s cover of Sam Cooke’s “A Change is Gonna Come” is now out on YouTube, stunningly arranged by NCC-commissioned composer Tehillah Alphonso! This powerful and moving piece uses the forces of our Scholars (SATB college-prep group) with string quartet and piano to present Cooke’s timely message. (Link in bio for full video) #blackhistorymonth