Greenville Youth Chorale (GYC) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit choral arts organization based in Greenville, S.C. with the mission to develop and inspire young singers through excellent choral performance and instruction.
Each season, GYC serves between 150-200 singers in grades K5-12th throughout its 4 ensembles and summer camp.
GYC’s 2023 Summer on Stage music camp and music video project is July 18-21 in downtown Greenville. This year, singers are joined by guest Broadway artists, Pat Dunn and Siri Howard, as we rehearse, audio record, film, and perform together in concert.
Visit GYC’s FB page for registration and information or email Dr. Steven Brundage, Executive Director, at [email protected].
This 2023-2024 season, in addition to regular winter and spring concerts, GYC is again performing for the opening night of the Swamp Rabbits hockey season and singing with the International Ballet and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra in the December 2023 production of The Nutcracker at the Peace Center.
Additionally, GYC will join the Greenville Symphony Orchestra for the annual Christmas celebration, Holiday at Peace, and for our spring concert, A Choral Celebration will be held at the Gunter Theatre in downtown Greenville.
First Impressions Choir is a preparatory choir for children in K5-1st grades. First Impressions rehearses each Thursday evening in downtown Greenville at First Presbyterian Church. Singers develop melodic, rhythmic, and vocal skills through singing, musical games, and movement activities.
Apprentice Choir is an auditioned choir for children in 2nd-4th grades, led by award-winning music educator, Katelyn Ohler. Singers work to develop choral disciplines of focus, listening, and vocal technique while rehearsing each Thursday in downtown Greenville at First Presbyterian Church.
Concert Choir is an auditioned choir for singers in 5th-7th grades led by award-winning composer and conductor, Jon Reid. Concert Choir rehearses in downtown Greenville at First Presbyterian Church each Thursday evening. Concert Choir sings in multiple languages and works to develop mature artistry and vocal technique.
Chamber Singers is an auditioned choir for singers in 8th-12th grades, including changed voices, led by GYC Artistic Director, Laura Cook Brundage. Chamber Singers rehearse in downtown Greenville at First Presbyterian Church each Thursday evening and work to develop mature choral disciplines, artistry, and vocal technique.
Singers may apply year-round, and auditions are held every August, September, and January. For more information about rehearsal times, locations, and tuition, please submit an application for your singer.
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We believe music is in every child and for every child. Established in 2019, GYC is a 501 (c)(3) choral arts organization that supports nearly 150 singers every season through its choirs and programs. We are fortunate to earn 74% of our budget. The remaining 26% is funded through generous donations and gifts from individuals, businesses, grants, and foundations.
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