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No decision has yet been made about Monday night (Feb. 2); please keep watching your email and this page.


The performance notice for Sat. Feb. 7th is HERE.


Happy New Year!  I hope each of you has had a great break!  I am very excited to begin our 2015 rehearsal and performance season!  As a heads up, we will have some new members joining us at the January 26th rehearsal; please introduce yourselves and help make them feel welcome! 

Our first 2015 performance is on Saturday, Feb. 7; this is the Festival of Cultures event which will be held in Brooklyn (more info. to come!!!).

For Monday, FEBRUARY 2, please bring the following repertoire:

Follow the Drinking Gourd
Lift Every Voice
Mind Stayed on Freedom
Oh!  Freedom
Song of Peace
Stand up for Workers
There is Power in a Union
This Little Light of Mind
Union /Bring'em Home
We Are the Champions
We Shall Not Give Up the Fight
We Shall Overcome



PLEASE start practicing these pieces... SEE "Sound files" below. "Gonna Take Us All" (rhythm only) is new.
How Can WE Keep from Singing (corrected words with music) is now available here for downloading & printing)

ALSO here are the sheet music for My Old Brown Earth and Gonna Take Us All, PLUS a recording of Gonna Take Us All by the late (great) Jon Fromer.

See the "dates to hold in the right panel"

NEW: Minutes of the July Repertoire (ACC) committee, planning for Nov. 15th, here.
Financial statement for 2013 here.
Minutes from the December Board meeting are here.
Minutes from the January Board meeting are here.

Contributions: the front page of our site now has a DONATE button (lower left). You can direct friends, family, & other supporters there.

Sound files: (if the piece plays by itself, look in the menu for something like "save as"; this will let you keep the file)


How Can I Keep from Singing parts: Soprano part //Alto part // Tenor part // Bass part

To My Old Brown Earth parts: Soprano 1 part // Soprano 2 & Alto 1 part // Alto 2 part // Tenor part // Bass part

SONG OF PEACE parts: Soprano 1 part // Soprano 2 part // Alto part // Tenor part // Bass part

GONNA TAKE US ALL: Jana recorded mostly rhythm, for all parts.

DOWNLOADING: to keep a recording, click on the link; you should be asked whether to save. If you choose SAVE, the MP3 or WAV file will then be in your default Download folder. (In Firefox, just click on the link, then do a SAVE PAGE while the song plays)

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE - Please note these dates; details will be announced as we get closer to each date.

Sat., Feb. 7th Festival of Cultures

If you are missing any of the repertoire listed each week, please email or call your section leader ASAP. Your section leader will then forward this information to the NYCLC librarian. See your section leader at the rehearsal for the copies.

Please do not pick up music if you did not contact your section leader.

Section Leaders

Soprano 1
Soprano 2
Alto 1
Alto 2
Betty Ralston
Judy Kleinberg
Susan Zugaib
Mimi Bluestone
Brent Kramer
Eugene Hamond
If you cannot reach your section leader to let them know about missing music, then you may contact the librarian, Judy Lacoff, directly, at