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Keystone State Boychoir web site
Pennsylvania Girlchoir web site
Find Your Instrument! (FYI!)
Good Mornin' Music!

Founded in 2001 by Joseph Fitzmartin and Steven Fisher, Commonwealth Youthchoirs (CY) is a non-profit organization that administers four programs for young singers: Keystone State Boychoir, Pennsylvania Girlchoir, Find Your Instrument! – an outreach progam in underserved schools – and Good Mornin’ Music! - an early music education experience for children in PreK thru Grade 2.

Under the leadership of Managing Director Steven Fisher, CY is committed to providing superior choral music education and performance opportunities for young people from diverse economic, racial and ethnic backgrounds and to pursuing artistic excellence that inspires performers and audiences alike.

Membership in our programs have grown to 400 young singers between the ages of 8 and 18, representing all five counties in the greater Philadelphia region. Our programs are located in the northwest section of Philadelphia. Our singers are proud to serve as young musical ambassadors for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, both at home and internationally.

NEW! Advertise in the 2014 Gala Program! Click here to download the advertisement order form.

Upcoming Events...

  • Keystone State Boychoir Spring Concert
    Sunday, May 11, 2014 (Mother’s Day) | 3:00 & 6:00pm
    First Presbyterian Church in Germantown
  • KSBoychoir Festival
    Wednesday, May 21 2014
    Learn more and register at the Festival Website
    First Presbyterian Church in Germantown
  • Save the Date! Pennsylvania Girlchoir Spring Concert
    Sunday, June 1 2014 | details soon
    Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill
  • Save the Date! Commonwealth Youthchoirs Gala Concert
    including a special celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Pennsylvania Girlchoir
    Monday, June 16, 2014 | details soon
    Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Choir News...

  • The Good Raised Up
    Watch this WPVI 6ABC report on the special February 20
    performance at PNC's Eastwick Center

    The Good Raised Up with members of Keystone State Boychoir, Pennsylvania Girlchoir and Find Your Instrument!,
    presented by PNC Arts Alive

  • Grads at A Capella Fest
    The Grads of Keystone State Boychoir were part of
    Germantown Friends' annual A Capella Fest
    A Capella Fest on WHYY Newsworks
    WHYY's Newsworks has the story and video, including
    comments from KSB Music Director Joseph Fitzmartin

  • GETMusic! Festival
    Calling all young women choral singers! Learn more about this exciting event on the GETMusic! website.

    October 17-18, 2014 | Tindley Temple, Philadelphia

    This two-day choral music experience celebrating young women choral singers, in grades 7 through 12, will be conducted by renowned choir director Lynnel Joy Jenkins, and will feature the world premiere of When I Am Woman, composer Andrea Clearfield's setting of Sonia Sanchez's poem, commissioned for GETMusic!. This exciting festival is funded in part by a matching grant from the Knight Foundation's Arts Challenge.



Mark your calendars for Monte Carlo West II
Saturday, November 1st, 2014.