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Students from underserved schools get chance to shine in NYC chorus

“There was not much music in the New York City schools,” said Francisco Núñez, founder the Young People’s Chorus of New York City. “It was too expensive to buy and maintain a piano, or to get instruments. All kids could afford was the voice. So I started with nine kids from different neighborhoods through the Kids Aid program.”
“There was not much music in the New York City schools,” said Francisco Núñez, founder the Young People’s Chorus of New York City. “It was too expensive to buy and maintain a piano, or to get instruments. All kids could afford was the voice. So I started with nine kids from different neighborhoods through the Kids Aid program.”
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Kids love to sing. That was something Francisco Núñez was counting on when he founded the Young People’s Chorus of New York City 25 years ago. “There was not much music in the New York City schools,” he said. “It was too expensive to buy and maintain a piano, or to get instruments. All kids could afford was the voice. So I started with nine kids from different neighborhoods through the Kids Aid program.” Now ...


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