The Young People’s Chorus of New York City (YPC) is recognized worldwide for its award-winning performances and spectacular artistry. Since 1988, it is the mission of YPC to provide children of all cultural and economic backgrounds with a unique program of music education and choral performance that seeks to fulfill each child’s potential, while creating a model of artistic excellence and diversity that enriches the community.
The Bronx Conservatory of Music (BCM) is a non-profit organization founded in 1991 by Elizabeth Thode Hoard, a 1927 graduate of the Juilliard School. BCM’s mission is to provide private music instruction of the highest quality to Bronx children and adults, in their own neighborhoods, at lowest possible tuition, thereby making conservatory training accessible to all. In fulfilling this mission, BCM also seeks to develop audiences for fine music in the Bronx and to contribute to its music culture.
The Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP) is a private not-for-profit museum founded in 1947, becoming the first modern museum in the country. With the most important collection of European art in the southern hemisphere, MASP’s holdings currently consist of more than 11 thousand artworks, including paintings, sculptures, objects, photographs, videos and pieces of clothing from various periods, from Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.
The Met presents over 5,000 years of art from around the world for everyone to experience and enjoy. The Museum lives in three iconic sites in New York City— The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer, and The Met Cloisters. Since it was founded in 1870, The Met has always aspired to be more than a treasury of rare and beautiful objects. Every day, art comes alive in the Museum’s galleries and through its exhibitions and events, revealing both new ideas and unexpected connections across time and across cultures.