City Strings United

Youth development through music​

Upcoming Events

City Strings United Benefit Concert
October 28, 2018, 3:00-4:30 pm
Old South Church, Boston

Roxbury Stringfest
December 2, 2018, 3:30 pm
Hibernian Hall, Roxbury

Past Events
2018
CSU performs at American City Coalition Celebration, based in Roxbury
CSU Spring Recital at the Twelfth Baptist Church

2017
CSU performs in Community Day Celebration at Museum of Fine Arts’ Art in Bloom Weekend
CSU opens for Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Community Concert Series concert in Roxbury
CSU collaborates with Boston City Wide Orchestra at Roxbury Stringfest sponsored by the Celebrity Series’ Arts for All program

2016
CSU performs in Roxbury Stringfest sponsored by the Celebrity Series’ Arts for All Program
CSU performs at Museum of Fine Arts’ Art in Bloom Weekend in the Community Day Celebration

2015
CSU performs at:

- Berklee College of Music

- Boston Children's Museum

- Hibernian Hall, Roxbury

- Historic Shirley Eustis House
- MIT Endicott House
- Twelfth Baptist Church
- UMass Boston


2014
Bithyah Israel receives the “Women of Courage and Conviction Award” from the National Council of Negro Women – Greater Boston Section
CSU opens and closes for the exhibition “Triumph! Unsung Black Veterans in US History" at the Strand Theatre
CSU appears on television
- “It’s All About Arts”
- “Real Talk”
- “Neighborhood Network News”


2013
CSU is featured on WHDH-7
- “Higher Ground” with Carmen Fields
- "Urban Update” with Byron Barnett

CSU performs at:
- Mothers for Justice and Equality Annual Banquet, Roxbury
- Newton Mayor’s Open House at City Hall, Newton; Testimony through Talent
- Myrtle Baptist Church, Newton
- Twelfth Baptist Church, Roxbury


2012
City Strings United is founded. Bithyah Israel provides free lessons to 12 students in Roxbury
This pilot class performs at:
- Twelfth Baptist Church, Roxbury for a class recital
- John Hancock Hall, Boston for the Black Ministerial Alliance