Joy Comin’

Washington Performing Arts Children of the Gospel Choir will have you on your feet with their fabulous performance of Joy Comin’ by Brent Jones.

They are led by the incredible Michele Fowlin, Artistic Director. Pierce Pearson is the soloist.

Today’s Daily Joy is dedicated to Anya Grundmann, NPR’s Senior VP for Programming and Audience Development. Her roots in radio and passion for music go back to her early days as an intern and eventual editor of Performance Today. We thank Anya for championing From the Top and leading important efforts at our beloved NPR. We celebrate Anya as she goes on to new adventures and all the joy that will be comin’ her way!


“By highlighting the creativity and passion of young people, Daily Joy offers real hope for the future and reminds us that great art is still being made all around the country.”


Music has the unique ability to bring joy to our lives – especially in the hands of young people. Daily Joy is a reminder of music’s power to uplift, inspire, and unite.

Daily Joy is a project of From the Top. It began in the very early days of the Covid-19 pandemic and continues today to offer a much-needed respite from the anxiety and worry that we encounter in the world.

From the Top is a non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating the stories and artistry of young musicians through media and leadership programs. Learn more.

From the Top is grateful to the Richard K. Lubin Family Foundation for their generous support of Daily Joy.

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