Music at The Interchurch Center


The Choirs

The Interchurch Center sponsors two choral organizations, each of which performs several times during the September through May season.

The Gospel Choir, which offers a range of styles spanning both traditional and contemporary Gospel music, rehearses in the chapel each Tuesday for one hour beginning at 12:00 p.m. Although sight-reading skills are not necessary, some choral experience is desirable, given that the rehearsals are relatively short.

The Interchurch Center Chorus performs a variety of works from the choral repertoire, often accompanied by instrumental ensembles. Though no auditions are required, it is desirable that participants have some choral experience and/or sight-reading ability. Rehearsals are held every Wednesday from 1:00PM to 2:00PM in the chapel.

Music on Wednesdays

From mid-September through May, The Interchurch Center sponsors a series of programs by professional artists from the New York metropolitan area and beyond. Programs range from string quartets to woodwind ensembles, traditional African folk music to Celtic songs and dances, medieval to jazz, vocal soloists to choirs, and emerging artists to established professionals. Director of Chapel Music Christopher Johnson arranges a broad spectrum of quality programming that is designed to appeal to the widest possible audience. The programs, which last one half hour, take place during the lunch hour beginning at 12:05PM. While the primary purpose of the series is to provide a cultural respite for the Tenants of The Interchurch Center in the midst of the workweek, all are welcome. Concerts have resumed virtually via YouTube. Click here to download the 2023 -2024 schedule.