Friends of the Chorale

The National Chorale is New York City’s premier professional choral organization. Founded in 1967 by Martin Josman, it is the only professional company to have established and maintained 51 seasons of choral/orchestral concert series in a major New York concert hall at Lincoln Center with additional concerts at Carnegie Hall.

Now under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey the Chorale continues its tradition of excellence in education and performance as it celebrates its 51st Anniversary.


Why Give?

The National Chorale, celebrating 51 years of Excellence in Education and Performance is working hard to maintain a positive and supportive presence not only in New York at Lincoln Center but in concerts halls and schools throughout all of the boroughs in New York and surrounding states.  The Teaching Artists of the National Chorale teach in every Borough in New York helping to insure the future of the arts in New York and beyond.  The National Chorale’s mission centers around inspiring diverse audiences through education and performance and increasing awareness of music’s power to engage and inform through artistic expression.  We bring people together through the love of music.  This is a tradition which we want to continue. 

Your Membership will…

  • Help to ensure the long-term viability of the National Chorale and ensure that the National Chorale will continue offering the exciting educational and performance programs as we have done for the past 50 years.
  • Continue to support and provide teaching artists to the Professional Performing Arts School in New York which was recently ranked #2 on the list of Top Performing Arts High Schools in the Country!
  • Help to meet the needs of the National Chorale performance which are not covered by ticket sales.  (Ticket sales cover only about 40% of the costs of presenting concerts at Lincoln Center)
  • Assist National Chorale in maintaining an energized and vibrant presence in New York and surrounding areas as we grow the mission of the National Chorale.
  • Help to continue the 2nd longest history of performing at Lincoln Center next to the New York Philharmonic.

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