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This Christmas season, hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers are struggling to provide food and gifts for their family. In their honor, Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens will host a Christmas concert. Every dollar raised will go directly towards gift cards. We hope you'll join us in providing hope for those in need.
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Concert Setlist

1. The Way You Look Tonight
2. Autumn Leaves
3. Moon River
4. Fly Me to the Moon
5. Misty
6. I’ll Be Seeing You
7. My Way
8. Cry Me a River
9. What a Wonderful World
10. The Christmas Song
11. O Holy Night
12. The Prayer
13. Silent Night
14. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
15. I’ll Be Home for Christmas
16. O Come, All Ye Faithful
17. Merry Christmas, Darling
18. Angels We Have Heard on High
19. The First Noel

Meet Our Performers

Sergio Sandi

Sergio Sandí

Director of Music

Born in Limón, Costa Rica. Mr. Sandí began piano studies with Dr. Alexander Sklioutovski and M. M. Ludmila Melzer at the Superior Institute of Arts in Costa Rica from 1998 until 2003.

In 2003, Mr. Sandí emigrated to the United States to attend the Manhattan School of Music, from which he obtained his bachelors and masters degree and is currently working on his doctor of musical arts degree, under the guidance of Professor Arkady Aronov. He has also been studying privately with renowned pianist and pedagogue Seymour Bernstein for the past several years.
Ulises Solano

Ulises Solano


Born in Costa Rica, lyric tenor Ulises Solano is one of the most versatile musical artists of our time. His singing has been described as ardent, passionate and clarion tenor coupled with an array of color and poignancy. Equally comfortable in traditional and modern musical idioms, Ulises has sung a wide range of repertory in many different languages. His singing career has taken him to Venezuela, most of Central America, Hungary, Austria, the Philippines and many cities in the United States. He has established a private voice studio and teaches music in two schools in the Bronx, while continuing to pursue creative research along with international singing activities. Mr. Solano is also a poet, arranger, educator and conductor.
Coco Leung

Coco Leung


Debuting at age twelve as guest soloist with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, Canadian-born pianist Coco Leung is the winner of the 2013 Wildflower International Recording Competition's Classical Piano category, a top prizewinner at the Canadian Music Competition's National Finals, and the winner of Memorial University's School of Music 2010 Concerto Competition with Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 1. In 2013, Coco represented the province of Ontario at the National Music Festival, where she was awarded "The Most Touching Performance" for her performance of Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto. Coco has earned several Silver Medals from the Royal Conservatory of Music, where she has also accepted two Performer’s Associateship Diplomas (ARCT) in both Piano Performance and Violin Performance.
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2020 has been extraordinarily difficult on many of our neighbors, but your donations continue to make a difference when so many are struggling. From bereavement counseling via tele-health to emergency pop-up food pantries to community centers and affordable housing, your support provides much needed assistance for those who need it most.

Your Donation Makes A Difference By Providing Gifts & Relief This Holiday Season


can provide a hot meal for a senior

$15 Sponsorship


can provide a gift card for a family for Christmas

$25 Sponsorship


can help 2 families with Christmas toys

$50 Sponsorship


can help 3 families with Christmas toys

$75 Sponsorship


can help 4 families with Christmas toys

$100 Sponsorship


can help 10 families with Christmas toys

$250 Sponsorship


can help 20 families with Christmas toys

$500 Sponsorship


can help 40 families with Christmas toys

$1,000 Sponsorship


can help 100 families with Christmas toys

$2,500 Sponsorship


can help 200 families with Christmas toys

$5,000 Sponsorship


can help 300 families with Christmas toys

$7,500 Sponsorship


can help 400 families with Christmas toys

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