The Manhattan Choral Ensemble

Sixteen Seasons and counting

The Manhattan Choral Ensemble is on summer hiatus after its sixteenth season, which featured:

Chorus_America_Logo_90pxChorus America's Adventurous Programming Award
The Manhattan Choral Ensemble received Chorus America / ASCAP's Adventurous Programming Award, recognizing a sustained commitment to performances of choral music written in the last 25 years.
Vivaldi ReconstructedV1V@LD1 Reconstructed: A Gloria for the New World
Vivaldi's Gloria plus new movements by Director Thomas Cunningham, inspired by electronica, hip-hop, and New York City.
New Music for New YorkNew Music For New York
Premieres of three new choral works by New York composers Rich Campbell, Bill Heigen and Eunbi Kwak, winners of our New Music for New York composer competition.
Noel - December 2015Noel: Christmas in France
Renaissance gems from Mouton and Caurroy, modern masterpieces by Francis Poulenc, and charming Christmas carols from the countryside.
Our 2016-2017 Season will be announced this summer! Join our email list or follow us on Facebook to stay connected and hear more about upcoming auditions and concerts.

About the Manhattan Choral Ensemble

The Manhattan Choral Ensemble is an exciting, 40-voice, independent choir dedicated to the passionate performance of an international and historically varied repertoire. In celebration of New York City's rich and diverse heritage, the MCE performs in historic New York spaces and creates concert events in partnership with the city's cultural organizations. The MCE also fosters the musical life of the city through its innovative commissioning project – New Music for New York – focused on New York City composers.

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