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The New York City Labor Chorus, with 75 members representing over 20 labor unions and District Councils, was founded in 1991.

Our Chorus promotes union solidarity by expressing through song the history and ongoing struggles of workers for economic and social justice. Our dynamic repertoire combines the power and culture of union music with the great gospel, jazz, classical and folk traditions.

Organized labor, united with its community allies, is an irrepressible social force. This is the message of the New York City Labor Chorus.

Click here for a 2012 Los Angeles Times article that gives a real flavor of who we are.

... or here for a 2011 New York Times review.

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Enjoy group singing? Enjoy stirring music that honors the past of peoples' struggles and encourages change for a better future for all? No sight-reading needed! We will have auditions for Spring 2017 this January! Click here for details.

Please contact us to have the Chorus sing at your picket line, rally, meeting or other event.

New York City Labor Chorus
212 929-3232
NYC Labor Chorus c/o CWE
275 7th Avenue, Suite 1800
New York, NY 10001


The New York City Labor Chorus is a 501(c)3 organization, and contributions are tax-deductible.

Contribute in memory of a loved one or in honor of someone...
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New York City Labor Chorus
275 Seventh Avenue
c/o CWE, Suite 1800
New York, NY 10001
Thanks, as always, for your support.


Click here to go to the members' page

Come to our Spring concert!

We will be celebrating Spring at the Peoples' Voice Cafe on Saturday evening, March 4th.

The cafe is at 40 E. 35th St., Manhattan, in the community room (downstairs, but accessible) of the Community Church,Unitarian-Universalist.

Download a flyer about the event by clicking here.


We had a glorious celebration of the

25th Anniversary!!

To get a taste of the concert, click here to see and hear our performance of "Life on Earth So Amazing," based on Handel's Hallelujah Chorus, with new words by Bass Jeffrey Vogel. This will take you to YouTube, away from our site.
Video credit: Maureen Vogel


With great thanks for the guest appearance by

Everton Bailey and
The Instrumental Sounds of Praise


  A slide show portrayed our activities over 25 years

For more of our history, see the News and Events page