Southfield (CW50) – The Detroit Youth Choir (DYC) is a nonprofit that has serviced young people throughout the Detroit Metropolitan area by enriching their lives through music, dance, and performing arts.  The Detroit Youth Choir teaches and develops students through music education and brings them experiences that they can carry throughout the rest of their lives.

Detroit Youth Choir performance (Courtesy of Detroit Youth Choir)

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One of the biggest experiences DYC created was the choir’s journey on the hit TV competition show “America’s Got Talent” in 2019. The choir finished in 2nd place that season.

Detroit Youth Choir on “America’s Got Talent” (Courtesy of Detroit Youth Choir)

“The Detroit Youth Choir vision is to offer the youth of Metro Detroit a world-class performing arts experience that develops their creative skills and talents.” The choir’s programs are offered to Detroit youth ages 8-18. DYC has performed at various events around the city of Detroit, nationally, and internationally.

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Community Connect Host Lisa Germani, with Anthony White, Director of Detroit Youth Choir

Anthony White, Director of Detroit Youth Choir, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the importance of after school arts programs like DYC, and his 20+ year journey as the director of the choir.

Detroit Youth Choir group photo with Director Anthony White (Courtesy of Detroit Youth Choir)

Learn more at DetroitYouthChoir.org

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