Events Prior To 2017

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Events Prior To 2017


Performance in Roxbury Stringfest sponsored by the Celebrity Series’ Arts for All Program

Performance at Museum of Fine Arts’ Art in Bloom Weekend in the Community Day Celebration



Performances at

· Berklee College of Music

· Boston Children's Museum

· Hibernian Hall, Roxbury

· Historic Shirley Eustis House

· MIT Endicott House

· Twelfth Baptist Church

· UMass Boston


Bithyah Israel receives the “Women of Courage and Conviction Award” from the National Council of Negro Women – Greater Boston Section

City Strings United opens and closes for the exhibition “Triumph! Unsung Black Veterans in

US History" at the Strand Theatre City Strings appears on television

· “It’s All About Arts”

· “Real Talk”

· “Neighborhood Network News”



City Strings United is featured on WHDH-7

· “Higher Ground” with Carmen Fields

· "Urban Update” with Byron Barnett

City Strings United 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



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