The new year is starting with a Michigan bang!

If you need something to watch at the start of the year, there is a show that follows the Detroit Youth Chour coming to Disney+.

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Detroit Youth Choir

If you have social media, you have seen several videos of The Detroit Youth Choir.

However, if you do not know about the legacy of this collective, let me explain.

The Detroit Youth Concert Choir & Performing Arts Company is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization for young people in the Detroit metro area.

The website shared that,

"The Detroit Youth Choir teaches and develops students through music education, dance, and theatrical arts. Our program is designed for youth between the ages of 8-18. The Detroit Youth Choir's vision is to offer the youth of Metro Detroit a world-class performing arts experience that develops their creative skills and talents."

The DYC has performed in front of so many people at different events, including,

  • Michigan Outdoor Adventure Center’s ribbon-cutting ceremony
  • Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
  • Spectrum Children Services
  • Detroit Pistons
  • U of M Basketball Club Ann Arbor
  • BCBS
  • DTE
  • Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Scholars for Dollars
  • Focus Hope
  • Arise Detroit
  • A.I.M. Youth Conference
  • The D-drop New Year’s Eve Celebration
  • Light up Detroit organization
  • Youth Development Commission of Detroit
  • The Detroit Public Library
  • 2023 DECA International Conference, and more!

Detroit Youth Choir on Disney+

The Detroit Youth Choir will be featured in a new docuseries called "Choir."

According to the press release, the 6 episode show will follow the Detroit Youth Choir's journey after their 2019 appearance on America's Got Talent.

"Choir” follows the kids of the Detroit Youth Choir as they prepare for the performance of a lifetime. Through their eyes, we experience the highs and lows of life growing up in Detroit, navigating the challenges of balancing family, school, and athletics, all while pursuing their dreams of taking their talents to the next level and performing on one of the world’s biggest stages. Following their 2019 appearance on America’s Got Talent, it’s a pivotal time for the choir and its director, Anthony White, as he’s faced with the combined challenges of replacing several key members, keeping the choir relevant in Detroit, and finding the next big opportunity that will put them back in the national spotlight."


All episodes will premiere on January 31st, so mark your calendars!

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