The school will honor Francisco J. Núñez, founding director of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City, of which the Young People’s Chorus at Thurnauer is an affiliate. He recently received two accolades: a 2011 MacArthur Genius Fellowship Award and a National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from First Lady Michelle Obama.

The evening will also feature Bob McGrath from Sesame Street, as well as Colin (violin) and Eric (cello) Jacobsen, artistic directors of The Knights orchestra.

Call (201) 408-1465 or thurnauer@jccotp.org.