Established in 1994, the Gainesville Youth Chorus (GYC) is a not-for-profit, regionally based chorus for boys and girls ages 8-18 that has become a children's international touring choir. Our mission is to create an atmosphere in which children can develop and advance their musical talent, demonstrate personal and artistic growth, experience true joy and passion for singing through choral performances, and serve as cultural ambassadors for Gainesville, Florida, USA. GYC has two principle performing groups; Concertina Choir and the Concert Choir.
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Gainesville Youth Chous has returned from their Alpine Magesty of Music Tour , they toured Germany, France, Switzeralnd, Italy and Austria. CLICK HERE to view photographs from the tour.
The Gainesville Youth Chorus will embark on its 6th International Tour in the summer of 2014.
GYC reusable discount cards are available for purchase for just $10, and may be used all year long at local businesses.
Grants from the sale of Florida's "State of the Arts" license plate support the arts in our community.
GYC is proud to be supported by the following organizations and government agancies:
The State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts and the City of Gainesville Division of Cultural Affairs and Tourist Development Tax Grant from the Alachua County Board of County commissioners in conjuction with the Alachua County Tourist Development Council.