Administrative Staff

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Executive Director
Edwina French became Executive Director of Pittsburgh Youth Chorus in July of 2013.  Her experience in arts management began in…
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
Shawn Funk Appointed in 2015 as the Artistic Director of Pittsburgh Youth Chorus, Shawn Funk has been working with young voices for…
Conductor of Troubadour Choir
Angela Machi Evans Director of the Troubadour Choir, Angela holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy and a post baccalaureate certification…
Conductor of Talisman Choir
Steven Schmidt A 2011 graduate of Duquesne University with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education,  Steven is a Pittsburgh native, originally…
Instructor - North Hills Neighborhood Training Choir
Julie Perrotte holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Duquesne University, and a Master's in Education with a focus in…
Instructor - South Hills Neighborhood Training Choir
Megan Froehlich is instructor of the South Hills Neighborhood Training Choir.  She is currently an elementary general music and chorus teacher in…
Grove City Satellite Choir Conductor
Amy Kegel is a music educator in the North Allegheny School District where she has taught since 1990.   She is a graduate…
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…)