Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) is a leading concert producer, providing opportunities for singers and instrumentalists from around the globe to perform on our professional level series in the most prestigious concert halls in the world.
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DCINY is an exhilarating experience for performers. Imagine yourself on stage at Carnegie Hall or Lincoln Center surrounded by talent and performing for friends, family and a New York audience! Entry into DCINY’s performance program is by application and audition only. Find out more about future performance opportunities:
It was truly a great honour to perform at the famous stage of Carnegie Hall in the presence of a talented conductor and accompanied by a wonderful orchestra. It was an unforgettable experience for me as a member of the Music Association of Auckland to participate at a world class concert. “Two cultures, One dream” – I wish the world is a peaceful place forever!
— XiuYin Chen
“Our experience with DCINY, without exception, was incredible! We were amazed at the warm and personal attitude of you and your staff. Not once did I see a frown from your people — even when answering the same question over and over. READ MORE
— Marvin Gaspard, Director of Music, St. Luke's Presbyterian Church
“Thanks so much for everything, for the organization, for the kindness of everyone. Evelyne and I have very much appreciated the welcome.
Everybody was very happy to be able to perform in such a great place, and we had a great time, it was such an experience…”
— Catherine and Evelyne from Choral Emi'Chante (France)
“The concert was wonderful, I was so pleased! Jorge, your concertmaster, is a fine player and a great collaborator and the orchestra was superb, responsive and sensitive in every way. The soloists were terrific and so much fun to work with.The organization has seasoned beautifully into a first-rate concert producer and I’m proud to be associated with you.”
Director of Choral Activities Chair, Fine Arts Deparment, James E. Taylor High School
“DCINY is one of my all-time favorite companies, created and managed with a flawless combination of passion, integrity, and skill. When it comes to recruiting and organizing incredible musicians to bring my music to life, there is simply no company I trust more.”
“Our experience with DCINY, without exception, was incredible! We were amazed at the warm and personal attitude of you and your staff. Not once did I see a frown from your people — even when answering the same question over and over. Not once did I feel that my request for something was an inconvenience. Every person associated with DCINY had a smile and a solution for us….all 700 of us! That is miraculous!”
Director of Music, St. Luke's Presbyterian Church
“Distinguished Concerts International New York is an exciting new performance venue that will lead the way in the future. Created and managed by Jonathan Griffith and Iris Derke, DCINY will flourish because of their experience, expertise and enthusiastic commitment. Their resumes attest to their prestigious past accomplishments. DCINY will provide the kind of professional performance opportunities sought by today’s most outstanding ensembles and their directors.”
In its New York premiere, composers <B>Tim Sharp</B> and <B>Wes Ramsay</B> celebrate the sound of southern vocal and instrumental harmony set in the traditional form of a high mass. Using early American hymn tunes and bluegrass instruments, and featuring the <B>Chuck Nation Band</B>, the perfo…
Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) presents Verdi’s Messa da Requiem, a monumental work for chorus, soloists and orchestra, replete with intense drama and gloriously beautiful melodies. The composer’s only large-scale work not written for the stage, the Requiem stands in stature a…
The duo behind Saturday’s 3pm #NACC15 session “Selling Out: Get Seen and Get Heard” want to offer you a completely free, customized, bullet-proof plan to book great gigs for your group and sell out concerts in your hometown. This customized plan will be used as an example within the session to illustrate key points, which will be applicable to all attendees. If you’re interested in being one of the featured groups, e-mail Andrea@DCINY.org directly no later than Thursday morning. Participants must be in attendance for the session – Saturday at 3pm. RSVP today!