December Auditions

Are you ready to take your voice to a new level? The WSYC is regarded as the leading youth chorus in Winston-Salem! Members have exclusive opportunities to sing with Piedmont Opera, The Winston-Salem Symphony, in UNCSA productions as well as international engagements. Auditions are open to any boy or girl in grades 3 – 12 who has an interest in choral singing and music and takes about 20-30 minutes. It includes basic techniques such as scale singing, pitch matching, and singing a verse or two of a prepared piece acappella (such as Happy Birthday, The Star Spangled Banner, or any song that the singer wishes to perform) Visit here to register for your audition.

Winter White Wonderland

On January 25th, follow the white rabbit to our Winter White Wonderland! The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus & the white rabbit presentA Winter White Wonderland  on Friday, January 25, 2019, at 7:00 PM at Brookberry Farm- Dinner, Silent Auction, beer and wine and an exciting Reverse Raffle with the chance to win up to $2,500!

Wear your winter whites and don’t be late! Tickets are $100 and include reverse raffle and dinner. Companion dinner tickets are available for $50. Call 336.725.7101.

Spring Forward 2019

This five-week ensemble is comprised of children in grades 2nd-4th who love to sing. No audition is required. Each 45 minute session is held on Tuesdays from 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm (March 26, April 2, 9, 23 & 30). Tuesday rehearsals begin promptly at 5:45 pm on March 26th at Grace Baptist Church (3305 Peters Creek Parkway, W-S). (April 30th rehearsal will be at Salem College Fine Arts Building, Hanes Auditorium, 500 E. Salem Ave.) Students will learn solfege, group singing, choral training and sing with the WSYC on the main stage at their Spring Choral Concert on Sat, May 3rd.. For more information and to register click here:.Spring-Forward-Registration-Expectations-2019-1

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Testimonials:

Auditioning (for WSYC) was one of the best things I have ever done. Singing in that group was a large part of my childhood, providing me with not only the fundamentals of music and performing but also some of the best friends and experiences I have ever had… I am sure that my participation in the Winston-Salem Youth Chorus helped lead me to where I am today.

Miriam Schildkret

2002 WSYC alumna, now graduated from Ithaca College in Vocal Performance

WSYC embraced not only my love for music, but  allowed me to be myself.  As I matured  through the years that I was a member of the Youth Chorus, I learned so  much about music, my voice, friendships and myself.  It was a turning point in my life that has  made me into the person I am today, and for that, I am extremely grateful.

Ellen Bryan

2005 WSYC alumna, now graduated from Webster University Theatre Arts Conservatory in Acting & Musical Theatre

I just bought a copy of your fine CD with WSYC (Hear the Angels Sing).  The title is certainly apt as the choir does  indeed sound angelic!  Congratulations to  you and all the WSYC members for splendid, gorgeous, and sumptuous sound!

Scott Carpenter

Organist and Coordinator of Music Programs, Old Salem Museums & Gardens

I want to extend my deepest gratitude to  each of you for the first-rate World Premiere that you gave my The Gift of Music…in every way  you made the piece your own.  The  performance was solid technically, had excellent diction and was expressively  sung.  You truly brought the piece to  life in a magnificent way!  Barbara  Beattie deserves huge accolades for the superb training that she gives  all of you in the Winston-Salem Youth Chorus on a weekly basis.  With her brilliant leadership, David  Pulliam’s sensitive accompanying….and solid parental support all contribute to  make your ensemble a treasured resource of our community.

Dan Locklair

Nationally-recognized composer and Professor of Music, Wake Forest University

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