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Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus Spring Concert

Hayes Hall

Image of student singers performing on stage during a concert of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus
Image of student singers performing on stage during a concert of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus
Image of student singers performing on stage during a concert of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus
Image of student singers performing on stage during a concert of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus
Image of student singers performing on stage during a concert of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus
Image of student singers performing on stage during a concert of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus
May 23, 4:00pm
Hayes Hall 4:00pm
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Spring Concert

Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus


Jim Cochran, director and conductor

Programming to be announced.


This chorus of nearly 100 voices performs its annual spring concert in Hayes Hall. Part of this year's Community Day celebration.


The Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus is generously endowed by Carmen and Jim Campbell.

Youth Chorus

Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus


The Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus (NPYC) provides young singers performance opportunities on Hayes Hall stage alongside the Naples Philharmonic and at distinct community events. The nearly 100-voice NPYC is directed by James Cochran and includes singers in elementary, middle and high school. NPYC rehearses in groups divided by age and ability on Monday evenings on the Artis—Naples Cultural Campus.

Auditions for new members are held in early August and January. Students from the age of 7 through high school are encouraged to audition.

Learn more about the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus.

James Cochran

James Cochran


James Cochran is the founder and director of the 80-voice Naples Philharmonic Chorus as well as resident organist of the Naples Philharmonic and director of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus. James has performed as an organ recitalist in the US, Canada, Great Britain and Mexico. He has served as a collaborating pianist for singers Hermann Prey, Seth McCoy and Michele Byrd.

James’ performances with the Naples Philharmonic include the Rheinberger Organ Concerto in G Minor, Dupré’s Organ Symphony in G Minor, Handel’s Concerto in F Major, Toccata in F Major from Joseph Jongen’s Symphonie Concertante, the Poulenc Organ Concerto and the Saint-Saëns “Organ” Symphony. James has prepared the Naples Philharmonic Chorus and the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus for performances under the batons of Christopher Seaman, Erich Kunzel, Keith Lockhart, Clotilde Otranto, Donald Pippin, Richard Zielinski, Keith Brion, Jeff Tyzik, Bruce Hangen, Jack Everly, Stuart Chafetz, Jorge Mester, Andrey Boreyko and Yaniv Segal.

James holds a master’s degree and a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, and he is listed in the International Who’s Who in Music. He is also the director of music at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church.

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