We believe music is in every child
and for every child.

Greenville Youth Chorale (GYC) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit with the mission to develop and inspire young singers through excellent choral performance and instruction. GYC serves more than 100 singers in grades K5-12th throughout its 5 ensembles. This 2022-2023 season, in addition to regular winter and spring concerts, GYC singers are performing with the International Ballet and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra in their December production of The Nutcracker at the Peace Center, and in February, again, with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra on their Masterworks Series. For the summer of 2023, GYC singers are travelling again for a festival performance in Chicago, DC, or NYC.

Our Choirs

First Impressions Choir is a non-auditioned preparatory choir for children in grades K5-1st. The First Impressions curriculum is designed to prepare children for melodic, rhythmic, and artistic development through singing, musical games, and movement activities. First Impressions rehearses weekly for 45 minutes and performs on GYC’s winter and spring concerts. Tuition is $490 for the entire 2022-2023 season and may be paid in installments of $130 in September, and $60 per month in October through March, or tuition may be paid in a single discounted payment of $430 in September. Singers may enroll year-round with pro-rated tuition, and financial assistance is available in the form of reduced monthly payments; sibling discounts are available.

Apprentice Choir is an auditioned choir for children in 2nd-4th grades. Singers work to develop choral disciplines of focus, listening, and vocal technique. Apprentice Choir rehearses weekly for 1 hour and performs in GYC’s winter and spring concerts with additional performance opportunities available. Tuition is $550 for the entire 2022-2023 season and may be paid in installments of $130 in September, and then $70 per month in October through March, or tuition may be paid in a single discounted payment of $490 in September. Singers may enroll year-round with pro-rated tuition, and financial assistance is available in the form of reduced monthly payments; sibling discounts are available.

Concert Choir is an auditioned choir for singers in 5th-12th grades. Most new GYC singers in grades 5th-12th audition into Concert Choir and, after having spent at least one season in Concert Choir, may audition to join Chamber Singers and Touring Choir. Exceptions are sometimes made. Concert Choir rehearses weekly for one hour and thirty minutes and performs in GYC’s winter and spring concerts with additional performances available. Tuition is $610 for the entire 2022-2023 season and may be paid in installments of $130 in September, and then $80 per month in October through March, or tuition may be paid in a singl discounted payment of $540 in September. Singers may enroll year-round with pro-rated tuition, and financial assistance is available in the form of reduced monthly payments; sibling discounts are available.

Chamber Singers is a choir for advancing and experienced 5th-12th grade singers, including treble and changed voices. This group is limited to 20 singers. Chamber Singers rehearses weekly for one hour and thirty minutes and performs in GYC’s winter and spring concerts with additional performances available. Tuition is $610 for the entire season and may be paid in installments of $130 in September, and then $80 per month in October through March or tuition may be paid in a single discounted payment of $540 in September. Singers may enroll year-round with pro-rated tuition, and financial assistance is available in the form of reduced monthly payments; sibling discounts are available.

Touring Choir is an ensemble of treble voices only for the 2022-2023 season that is auditioned from Chamber Singers members. This group is for serious and experienced choristers wanting additional, professional performance opportunities. This season, Touring Choir will consist of 16-20 singers and will perform at the Peace Center with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra for up to 7 performances. Tuition is $240 for the entire season and may be paid in installments of $40 per month in September through February, or tuition may be paid in a single discounted payment of $190 in September.

Singers may enroll year-round with pro-rated tuition, and financial assistance is available in the form of reduced monthly payments; sibling discounts are available. For more information, please submit an application for your singer and email [email protected] for further information.

Concerts

Greenville Youth Chorale offers two main concerts each season: Holiday and Spring concerts.

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We believe music is in every child and for every child. Help us change the lives of children throughout the Upstate through music. GYC singers benefit from a choral program crafted to teach music theory, voice and performance excellence, as well as leadership skills, collaboration, and positive character traits.

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