The Texas Youth Chorale, a select treble choir, is for boys and girls in grades 6 through 8.
With expert instruction, fun ways to learn music, team-building and a convenient schedule and location for rehearsals, this select auditioned choir is unique to all of Texas!
The vision of TYC is to promote vocal technique, personal development, and the preservation of choral music while empowering singers with confidence!
Click HERE to join Texas Youth Chorale
Please click on TYC Calendar link to access the constantly updated TYC Calendar!
There is an audition packet that must be downloaded from our website. The completed forms must be brought to the audition. In the audition packet you will find personal and school information, as well as Teacher Recommendation, Parent Letter, and Singer Letter. There is also a copy of “God Bless America” which is your audition piece.
The TYC auditions for the 2018/2019 season are on March 3 and March 24. Sign up is on the website. Heavy weight is given to the singer’s skills/talent and teacher recommendation.
Click on the "click HERE" link above to access all the audition information!
The TYC monthly tuition is $105 for our 9-month season. Rehearsal is once a week.
Monthly tuition payments are due by the 30th of each month September to May. Tuition can be paid:
- Online via button found on weekly emails or via the website under “TYC Q&A tab”
- Tuition can be paid in full prior to the first payment due date
- Payments will be set up on automatic withdrawal from either a bank account or credit card
Required camp July 30, 2018 - August 3, 2018 ($250 fee)
Uniform rental fee and practice shirt $100 payable before camp
A late fee of $25 will be invoiced to the parents if the account is 6 days overdue
A Fee of $30 will be invoiced for any NSF checks
Rehearsals weekly on a Monday evenings at Messiah Lutheran Church in Plano (1801 W Plano Pkwy, Plano, TX 75075).
Required camp is July 30, 2018 - August 3, 2018 ($250 fee) . Please see the calendar link above for specific times for each choir!
The camp provides the opportunity for students to start learning the music for the upcoming year, as well as get to know each other!
Uniforms are rented from TYC for an annual fee of $100. The TYC has three styles of uniforms: Formal, Informal and Rehearsal Shirt. The fee is for the rental as well as a practice shirt that will be kept by the students.
Girls Formal: New dresses were purchased last year - please see the photo gallery tab on the website to view the beautiful dresses on stage! Each girl is responsible to provide her own black, flat or low heeled, closed-toe shoes.
Girls Informal: TYC polo shirt (the TYC camp/tour t-shirt and polo shirt are part of the $100 uniform fee). Each girl is responsible to provide her own black slacks (not leggings or tight pants; if jeans, they must be dark black), black shoes and black belt.
Boys Formal: Suits are rented to our singers for $100 per year. Each boy is responsible to provide his own black shoes, black belt and black socks.
Boys Informal: TYC polo shirt (the TYC camp/tour t-shirt and polo shirt are received as part of the $100 uniform fee). Each boy is responsible to provide his own black slacks (if jeans, they must be dark black), black shoes, black socks and black belt.
Rehearsal shirts: (purchased with the polo shirt) are required to be worn at every rehearsal.
There are three formal performances: Christmas Concert in November, Legacy Gala in late February and Farewell Concert in June. TYC opens the North Texas Children’s Choir Festival and the Texas International Festival with the National Anthem. TYC also performs the National Anthem orGod Bless America for the Texas Legends and the Rough Riders games during the Spring semester and various other events during the year.
The TYC also tours annually. Every third year there is an international trip. Otherwise we tour within the United States.
- 2015 Tour to Dublin and Belfast, Ireland
- 2016 Tour to Kansas
- 2017 Tour to Abilene, Texas
- 2018 Tour to Australi
- 2019 Prelude Choir for the Texas International Choir Festival
TYC offers need based scholarships for current students and post secondary scholarships for former TYC students. Click HERE for more information