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A God glorifying choir of talented vocalists aged 13-25 from the Central Territory of the Salvation Army.


  • For qualified Salvationist vocalists 13-25 years of age.
  • Membership is contingent on:
    • Ongoing discipleship to Christ Jesus
    • Active membership and upstanding soldiership at your corps.
    • Faithful participation in corps music sections where available.
    • Demonstration of development of musical skills through audition or placement at Central Music Institute.
  • ​All application and audition materials (if applicable) must be received by  NOVEMBER 30, 2023.
    • ​Returning TYC members are not required to submit an audition.
    • Prospective TYC members who where placed in CMI chorus need not audition.
  • TYC members must attend the following weekend:
    • March 21-24 2024 trip to WASHINGTON D.C. (Potomac Division, Southern Territory).


Territorial Youth Chorus Application Procedure​

  • All TYC MEMBERS (new or returning) must submit an online application.
  • ALL NEW MEMBERS are required to submit an audition video with their online application unless they have attended Central Music Institute and successfully auditioned into the CMI Chorus.​
Returning TYC members are not required to submit an audition. 
  • All registration materials (online application and audition video, if applicable) must be received by NOVEMBER 30, 2023.


Vocal Audition Information

Once you have completed your application, you will be contacted to schedule an audition. This can be done in-person if schedules allow, or we can arrange for you to do a recorded audition with a local facilitator.
The vocal audition will consist of the following: 
  • Song of your choice (no more than 3 minutes in length; make cuts if needed). This should showcase your voice at its best, in the range of the voice part for which you are auditioning. 
  • Sing the excerpt of “I Speak Jesus”. Singing in your voice part (Sop, Alto, Tenor, Bass). 
All applicants needing to submit a video audition should send a link to their video via e-mail to the Territorial Music & Creative Arts Department at
    • Applicants should provide the link to where the video has been securely posted to an online video sharing site (ex. Vimeo or YouTube).
    • NOTE: Due to complications with privacy restrictions, videos posted to Facebook cannot be accepted.
TYC 2024 audition - excerpt track
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