Jubilate Community Youth Choir performs at Lincoln Center

| 15 Feb 2012 | 11:28

NEW YORK — The Jubilate Community Youth Choir of Warwick performed “Mass of the Children” by John Rutter and conducted by James M. Meaders, at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall on Jan. 15. Jubilate, directed by David Crone and Steven Wing, received an invitation to perform from Distinguished Concerts International New York, a concert production company co-founded by Jonathan Griffith. Jubilate performed the major work, sung in English, Latin and Greek, alongside the Classic Choral Society from Highland Mills, Cappella Girls Choir of Mississippi, Martin High School Chorale of Texas, Mississippi College Singers, The Mississippi Girls Choir, the Mississippi School of the Arts Chorale, Queens University Chamber Choir of Charlotte, North Carolina, and the University of South Carolina Chorus. “I am thrilled for Jubilate to be offered performance opportunities of this caliber, and could not be more proud of the outstanding job they have done all season,” Crone said in the press release detailing the choir’s appearance in New York City. The performance at Lincoln Center concluded a busy season for Jubilate, having performed on Railroad Green in Warwick and in Tuxedo for the tenth anniversary of 9/11, Warwick and Goshen Farm Aid benefit concerts, the Carmina Burana with the Greater NY Wind Symphony, St. Anthony Community Hospital’s holiday tree lighting, caroling for the Newburgh Historical Society’s Candlelight Tour, holiday caroling in the village of Warwick and the Warwick Historical Society’s Lessons and Carols. The Jubilate Community Youth Choir will begin rehearsals in February in preparation for the spring season. Jubilate is a not for profit organizations for students in grades 5-12 who enjoy learning and singing choral music. Membership is through auditions held at the start of each season. For more information about Jubilate, visit www.jubilatewarwick.com and on its Facebook page, Jubilate Community Youth Choir.