• For qualified Salvationist instrumentalists 13-25 years of age.
  • Membership is contingent on:
    • Ongoing discipleship to Jesus Christ.
    • Active service and upstanding soldiership in corps. 
    • Faithful participation in corresponding corps music sections where available.
  • All audition materials must be received by October 16, 2020.
  • All past members are also required to submit an audition.
  • TYB members must attend the following schedule of rehearsals and performances on:
    • March 5th - 7th, 2021 - Rehearsal and recording weekend at THQ in Hoffman Estates, IL. 
    • June 11th - 13th, 2021 - Commissioning weekend in Milwaukee, WI.
  • TYB members will attend the following virtual meetings including sectionals and devotions.​ 
    • October 26, 2020
    • November 16, 2020
    • ​January 25, 2021
    • February 22, 2021
    • April 5, 2021
    • May 10, 2021

Territorial Youth Band Application Procedure: 

  • Applicants will submit a video audition to the Territorial Music and Creative Arts Ministries Department to USCMusic@usc.salvationarmy.org (via emailed link to private youtube/vimeo or mp4 video file).
    • Territorial Youth Band - Brass Audition - See Below
    • Territorial Youth Band - Percussion Audition - See Below
  • All audition videos must be received by the Territorial Music and Creative Arts Ministries Department no later than October 16, 2020.
  • Registration Deadline: October 16, 2020.
  • Final roster and seating assignments will be posted on October 23, 2020.
The Salvation Army,
Music and Creative Arts Ministries Department
5550 Prairie Stone Parkway
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
(847) 294-2133

Brass Auditions - All brass musicians must prepare Arban's Characteristic Study #1, the hymn tune Hendon (249) and an excerpt from Fusion (see measure numbers below).

Soprano: Letter I to M

Cornets: m.79-86, m.146-155

Horns: m.72-89, Letter K to M

Trombones: m.114-125, m.150-end

Bass Trombone: 2 measures before L to end

Euph/Bari: m.79-90, m.146-155

Basses: Letter K to end

Percussion Auditions - All percussionists must prepare a snare drum and mallet excerpt from Endeavor. 

Percussion Snare Drum: m.37-85

Percussion Mallets: m.102-end

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