DORCHESTER, MA (April 21, 2015) Dorchester’s own Boston City Singers is delighted to announce that it has been selected as a 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award (NAHYP) Finalist by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. Boston City Singers was selected from 335 nominations, and is one of 50 Finalists.
Each year, the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities (PCAH) grants the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards to youth arts organizations that have demonstrated excellence in programming and youth development. The award is the highest in the country, earning organizations national recognition for excellence in their commitment to achieving artistic excellence while simultaneously cultivating environments in which young artists are supported in self-discovery and growth.
A national jury composed of arts and humanities field experts will decide the recipients of the 2015 NAHYP Awards by the end of June. If selected, Boston City Singers will be invited to attend the White House awards ceremony hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama. To learn more about the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards, visit www.nahyp.org