Singing at the Super Bowl with Queen Latifah

By njycnewseditor | Feb 3, 2014 |

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 received a call at home, asking if the Chorus would…

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A Super Bowl Shaped Surprise

By njycnewseditor | Jan 30, 2014 |

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. Much to their surprise,…

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Recording With Z. Randall Stroope

By njycnewseditor | Jan 25, 2014 |

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 easily in…

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