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For Monday, Dec. 5th:

Dear NYCLC, Thank you for your hard work on Monday!

Monday, December 5th INFO:

EVENT: MET LIFE /HOLIDAY CONCERT Bernard Kaplan Memorial Music Program

TIME: Assemble 4:15 Performance 5:00p.m.

LOCATION: Met Life Building Lobby 200 Park Avenue & 45thStreet/Grand Central Sta. Look for Bob for Green Room directions

ATTIRE: RED Chorus shirt, black pants, shoes and socks, and Union Hats

Repertoire Order:
Oh, Freedom
El Pueblo Unido
Ain't You Got a Right
Simple Song of Freedom
Song of Peace
Ode to Workers
How Can I Keep from Singing?
Life on Earth So Amazing
Vine and Fig Tree
Which Side are You On?
Union Maid
Bread and Roses
We Shall Overcome
Rockin' Solidarity
Holiday Songs: Rudolph the Union Reindeer, Fill the Halls, & We Wish You a Happy Holiday

*Please note that I cut "This Old Hammer" which is an additional omission from the repertoire we rehearsed on Monday. The December 5th Performance Notice is also attached. Thanks! Jana

Dec. 5th Performance Notice -- download here

Concert order -- download here


Download the 2016-17 Rehearsal schedule here (2 pages).

If you are missing any of the songs listed each week, please contact your section leader. Section Leaders, please contact Jesse at if you need copies of any of the songs!!!



Check for upcoming events to the right>>>


Words for Simple Song of Freedom are here

New words for Which Side Are You On are here.

New verse for This Land is Your Land is here.

Download the Tina Sizwe Alto file.....

See the "Performance schedule" in the right panel

Rehearsal files:

Ain't You Got a right: Soprano/ Alto/ Tenor/ Bass
Life on Earth: Soprano / Alto / Tenor / Bass
How can I keep from singing: Soprano / Alto / Tenor / Bass
To My Old Brown Earth: Soprano1/ Soprano2 & Alto1 /Alto2 / Tenor / Bass
Song of Peace: Soprano1 / Soprano 2 / Alto / Tenor / Bass
Give me your tired: Soprano1 / Soprano 2 / Alto / Tenor / Bass
If you can walk: Soprano / Alto / Tenor / Bass

DOWNLOADING: to keep a recording, click on the link; you should be asked whether to save. If you choose SAVE, the MP3 or MP4 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)

Financial statement for 2013 here.

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

RECORDINGS from the MLK Day event at Dennis's church... (some that have no copyright restrictions are on our home page)

Note: clicking on these will take you off this page

Stand up for workers
Do you hear the people sing
Ain't you got a right
Simple song of freedom
Song of Peace

Thanks to Elliot Greene for the videos!

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

Sat. November 12 - 25th Anniversary Concert at Skirball Hall

Sat. March 4 — Concert at Peoples' Voice Cafe


Events of interest:


Videos of earlier chorus performances (Christmas at MetLife):

Something Inside So Strong
Do You Hear the People Sing?
We Are the Champions

(These probably can't be made public because of copyrights, but you can share them privately. Right-click on the link and choose "copy link location." Then paste the resulting URL into an email to your friend)

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

Judy Kleinberg
Susan Zugaib
Mimi Bluestone
Brent Kramer
Eugene Hamond
Librarian: Jesse Kasowitz,