Posted on June 19, 2021
Categories: News from SDP

The 2021 All Philadelphia High School Virtual Music Festival will premiere LIVE on Facebook on Monday, June 21 at noon. Watch Live at

The All City Music Festival showcases the best young performers in the School District of Philadelphia. Due to the pandemic, this is the first-ever all digital festival in the program’s 70 year-history and includes performances from the following groups:

  • All City High School Concert Band
  • All City High School Orchestra
  • All City High School Concerto Competition Winners
  • All City High School Choir
  • All City Middle School Concert Band
  • All City Middle School String Orchestra

The School District of Philadelphia’s offers an outstanding music program to its students because of highly qualified teachers and instructors, as well as the community’s support, investment and involvement. Many thanks to everyone who made this season possible. A special thank you to the following:

  • Conductors – Joseph Conyers, Patricia Cornett, Dorina Morrow
  • Music Education Consultants – Diane Dannenfelser, Margie Keefe
  • Section Coaches – SDP music teachers
  • Project Assistant – Jackie Nevitt
  • Video Production – Kinan Abou-afach, Kim Kelter Neu
  • Mann Center for the Performing Arts – Naomi Gonzalez, Alec Fertel
  • Temple University – Patricia Cornett and staff
  • Curtis School of Music – Mary Javian and staff
  • Philadelphia Orchestra – Clara Reyes
  • Philadelphia Music Alliance for Youth (PMAY)

The community support is one reason that the School District of Philadelphia has been honored three years in a row with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.