New York City Labor Chorus

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New York City Labor Chorus

History

Founded in 1991, the NYCLC it is the largest chorus of its kind, with 70 members representing over 24 unions. The Chorus has performed everywhere from universities, union halls, and churches to Lincoln Center, Town Hall, the United Nations and Madison Square Garden, where they were the opening act at the 1992 Democratic National Convention. Chorus members have sung in Spanish for a show celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, and learned the South African National Anthem for a show in Washington, D.C., where the audience spanned 90 countries. They have also appeared on the same stage as Pete Seeger on numerous occasions.[1]

Supporters

Among the Chorus' many supporters are former mayor David Dinkins, Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis.[2]

Personnel

Members in 1996 included;[3]

References

  1. Democratic Left, September/October 1996]
  2. Democratic Left, September/October 1996]
  3. Democratic Left, September/October 1996]