Major Achievements

Recent Public Recognition
  • 2014 + 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Finalist (one of only 50 finalists out of nationwide applicant pool)
  • Finalist - WGBH’s program “Sing That Thing,” airing April/May 2015
  • Selected as the only Boston area youth chorus to perform at the 2014 American Guild of Organists National Convention and 2015 Chorus America National Conference)
  • Selected as only international chorus for the Monte Caseros Choral Festival, Argentina, Aug. 2013)
  • Featured in Boston Pops, performing “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” season opener 2012)
  • Performed lead roles in Jake Heggie’s “Dead Man Walking”, Janáček’s “Cunning Little Vixen,” Benjamin Britten’s “Noye’s Fludde,” Korngold’s “Die tote Stadt” and The Boston Camerata’s “Play of Daniel” )
  • Honored to perform at Red Sox and Celtics games and annually at Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s “State of the City” address, and at numerous holiday ceremonies )
Educational Achievements
  • Over our 20-year history, 100% of graduates have received college placement and 95% have graduated “on time,” including Harvard (5), Boston University (5), USAFA, West Point, Oxford, Stanford, University of Michigan, and UMass. Two graduates were Posse Foundation winners, 8 have been finalists.
  • 100% of our 2011 class will graduate “on time” from Harvard, Smith College, Boston College, Center, Union, UMass, Drexel and Vanderbilt. One was a Posse Foundation winner, another a Posse finalist, one a Janey Scholar, and another gained admission to USAFA. These graduates were members of Boston City Singers from 4 – 13 years.
  • Four of our 2014 graduates won places at music-focused colleges - Berklee College of Music (2), Julliard (1), Marymount Manhattan College (1), all with substantial scholarship.
  • Our college graduates are teachers, engineers, performing musicians, music therapists, recording engineers, marketing professionals and actors and are active in their communities. Three have served on our Board of Directors.

Learn about the five key initiatives that support our achievements:

Teen Leaders

Global Voices

On Stage

Chorus to College

Sing For Good

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