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Rehearsal Monday, Nov. 30:

From Jana:



Below is the performance order for our Met Life performance on Monday, December 7th. Please bring these pieces in this order to rehearsal so that we can rehearse a run-through as efficiently as possible! 

1) There is Power in a Union
2) Which Side Are You On? (Bring new verses)
3) Do You Hear the People Sing?
4) Simple Song of Freedom
5) Ain't You Got a Right?
6) Go Tell it to the Nation
7) We Shall Overcome
8) Whole Wide World Around
9) Siyahamba
10) Tina Sizwe
11) To My Old Brown Earth
12) Song of Peace
13) Imagine
14) Rockin' Solidarity
15) Holiday Songs

The Met Life performance notice is coming soon. In addition, I will send the alto rehearsal file for "Tina Sizwe" soon!

Note about audio files: the files that were originally posted here were not compatible with some of our computers. If you had a problem with them, please try again, since that should be fixed.
Note that all these PDF files—and audio files as well—are available for download below.


New words for Which Side Are You On are here.

New verse for This Land is Your Land is here.


These are the new pieces we will be working on this fall. Please download the sheet music and your audio files below and begin learning them.

 1.       Tina Sizwe
 2.        Ain’t You Got A Right
 3.        Life On Earth So Amazing

Sheet music:

Tina Sizwe / Ain't You / Life on Earth

Rehearsal files:

Ain't You Soprano/ Ain't You Alto/ Ain't You Tenor/ Ain't You Bass
Life Soprano / Life Alto / Life Tenor / Life Bass
No rehearsal files for Tina Sizwe, but check out these YouTube recordings:
Amandla chorus
"23 on a good night" chorus

See the "dates to hold in the right panel"

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.

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)

Events of interest:


Lois Ross performance Dec. 19th. For details and tickets, go to this website

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


Save the date - Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 (MLK birthday weekend)


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