Upcoming November 7, 2013, San Antonio, TX

Guest Conductor

Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio

“Centenniel Benjamin: Of Love and Darkness”

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December 7, 2013, New York

3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

92nd Street Y

YPC Winter Concert

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December 10, 2013

Greene Space at WNYC, New York Public Radio

Evening with Joshua Bell

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December 19, 2013

7: 00 p.m. - St. Patrick’s Cathedral

“A City Singing at Christmas”

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Francisco J. Núñez is a conductor, composer, visionary, leading figure in music education, and the artistic director/founder of the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award-winning Young People’s Chorus of New York City. He also leads the University Glee Club of New York City and is sought after in North America and Europe as a guest conductor; master teacher, and keynote speaker on the role of music in achieving equality and diversity among children in today’s society. His music and arrangements are published by Boosey & Hawkes.

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Born:  April 23, 1965

Recognition: MacArthur Fellowship, ASCAP Victor Herbert Award, the New York Choral Society’s Choral Excellence Award, a Liberty “Ambassador” Medal from the New York, and ABC-TV’s  “Person of the Week.”

Hispanic Business magazine named him one of 100 Most Influential Hispanics, General Motors Corporation hailed him as an unsung Hispanic hero; and La Sociedad Coral Latinoamericana named him its Man of the Year




Join Francisco J. Núñez in his upcoming appearance this Friday on the Upper West Side!

Tickets still available at http://faithculture.brownpapertickets.com

On Friday, October 25, Mr. Núñez will speak in a public event on "The Unlimited Potential of Children," a full-length program featuring dialogue and musical demonstrations as part of the Tastemakers & Pioneers music lecture series by prominent individuals in the arts community, among them David Dubal, Michael Harrison and arts journalists Stuart Isacoff and the Wall Street Journal'sBarrymore Scherer.

Friday, Oct. 25th, 7PM

91st St & West End Avenue

Francisco J. Núñez

"The Unlimited Potential of Children"


Lord & Taylor 2012

Details coming soon!

Transient Glory Symposium February 15-18, 2012

Transient Glory® was created in 2001 by Francisco J. Núñez for the Young People’s Chorus of New York City™ to spotlight the children’s chorus as an instrument capable of making music of the highest quality. In 2005 YPC gave its first Transient Glory Symposium at the Steinhardt School at New York University. Now, YPC is so happy to partner with the Carnegie Hall Choral Institute to present its second symposium, featuring eight Transient Glory compositions of more than 60 pieces of music YPC has commissioned to date from many of the most visionary composers of our time. YPC believes that this symposium will bring national attention to this music and enable even more choruses and conductors around the country to perform this groundbreaking music of the new century. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

National Endowment for the Arts Research Roundtable | February 14, 2012

On February 14, 2012, the National Endowment for the Arts will host a day-long series of panels and presentations to examine the latest trends, current practices, and future directions for arts learning standards and assessment methods. In addition to moderated panels of experts, the roundtable features a presentation of the NEA's latest research report, Improving the Assessment of Student Learning in the Arts: State of the Field and Recommendations. The entire event will be webcast live.


New York University MacArthur Fellows Award Ceremony | February 6, 2012 

NYU alumnus Francisco J. Núñez and NYU faculty member Dafnis Prieto, a YPC percussion colleague, are being saluted by New York University on their being named 2011 MacArthur Fellows. Admission for the Monday, February 6, is free and open to the public.