All-State Youth Choir
July 19 – 26, 2015
North Carolina Baptist Churches
Those selected for the North Carolina Baptist All-State Youth Choir (ASYC) are invited to participate in a week-long retreat and tour scheduled for July 19-26, 2015. The choir presents concerts and is involved in missions projects throughout the week. This year's theme is "Light for the World." "When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, 'I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life" John 8:12.
The director for the 2015 tour is Pepper Choplin, a full-time composer and conductor. He has gained a reputation as one of the most creative writers in church music today. Currently he attends Greystone Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Here are the 2015 concert locations:
Wednesday evening, July 22, First Baptist, Shelby, 7:00pm
Thursday evening, July 23, First Baptist, Boone, 7:00pm
Friday evening, July 24, First Baptist, Weaverville, 7:00pm
Saturday evening, July 25, First Baptist, Morganton, 6:00pm
Sunday morning, July 26, First Baptist, Lincolnton, 10:30am
Sunday evening, July 26, Ardmore Baptist, Winston-Salem, 6:00pm
Please click here to see a short video of what ASYC is all about! This video was recorded during our 2013 tour.
Supporting and encouraging youth choir ministry in North Carolina churches by offering worship and discipleship through performance opportunities, musical development and leadership development while striving for excellence in musicianship, resulting in changed lives.
Students audition for the opportunity to be part of the choir. Auditions for 2015 are completed, and auditions for 2016 will be held on the first two Saturdays of February at several churches across the state. Please check this page again in December for more information and for an application.
A note about refunds
As of now for the 2015 tour, we have made contracts, deposits, and purchases for students. If a student suddenly decides now not to go on the tour, there will be no refund of fees. We are counting on ALL coming and know it will be a GREAT week!!