Administrative Staff

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Executive Director
Executive Director of Pittsburgh Youth Chorus since 2013, Ms. French's experience in arts management began in 1991 when she founded…
Chorus Manager
Carly Noel Black Serving as the Chorus Manager since 2004, Carly earned her Masters Degree in Opera Performance and Literature…
Office Assistant
Traci Davis Joining PYC in June of 2015 as our Office Assistant, Traci is the newest member of the administrative…

Artistic Staff

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Artistic Director & Conductor of Bel Canto Singers
Artistic Director of Pittsburgh Youth Chorus since 2015,  Shawn Funk has been working with young voices for more than 30 years and…
Conductor of Troubadour Choir
Director of the Troubadour Choir, Angela Evans holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy and a post baccalaureate certification in Music…
Conductor of Talisman Choir
A 2011 graduate of Duquesne University with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education,  Steven Schmidt is a Pittsburgh native, originally from…
Instructor - South Hills Neighborhood Training Choir
Instructor of the South Hills Neighborhood Training Choir, Megan Froehlich is currently an elementary general music and chorus teacher in (more…)
Grove City Satellite Choir Conductor
A music educator in the North Allegheny School District where she has taught since 1990, Amy Kegel is a graduate of Ithaca…
Accompanist
Jamie Mazza Davis A graduate of Duquesne University with a Master's Degree in Piano Performance and a Bachelor of Science in Music…
Accompanist
Francesca Tortorello joined PYC in August of 2017 as accompanist for the Bel Canto Singers. A dedicated teacher and coach, Dr. Tortorello…
Instructor - Coraopolis Neighborhood Training Choir
Steven Cosnek joins the PYC artistic staff as our newest Neighborhood Training Choir instructor.  (more…)