The Detroit Youth Concert Choir & Performing Arts Company (DYC) is a non- profit 501 (c) 3 organization that services young people throughout the Detroit Metropolitan area. 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 vision is to offer the youth of Metro Detroit a world class performing art experience that develops their creative skills and talents.
Our organization was founded in September 1996 under the conductorship of Fleming J. Ivory. Anthony T. White succeeded Fleming Ivory in September 2001.
The Detroit Youth Choir has performed at various events around the City of Detroit, nationally, and internationally. We had the opportunity, to perform at the Michigan Outdoor Adventure Center’s ribbon cutting ceremony before Governor Rick Snyder and Mayor Mike Duggan. We also performed at the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony before many celebrities, dignitaries, and pioneers of the music industry.
The Detroit Youth Choir’s most recent major accomplishment(s) include: participating in a documentary IMAX film titled “America’s Musical Journey” which was be shown in all IMAX Theatres across the U.S and DYC recorded with the UK group The Go! Team and was featured on seven songs on The Go! Team’s album. The Detroit Youth Choir entered the national competition America’s Got Talent where the choir traveled to Cincinnati, OH in hopes of making it to the main stage in Los Angeles, CA. The organization has also performed for other local organizations such as; Spectrum Children Services, Detroit Pistons, U of M Basketball Club Ann Arbor, Scholars for Dollars, Focus Hope, Arise Detroit, A.I.M. Youth Conference, The D-drop New Year’s Eve Celebration, IMPACT TV, Light up Detroit organization, Youth Development Commission of Detroit and The Detroit Public Library. 
Detroit Youth Choir's audition in Episode 1404 consisted of singing, rapping and dancing to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Can't Hold Us." Moved by their performance, Terry Crews pressed his Golden Buzzer, sending Detroit Youth Choir straight to the Quarterfinals.
Golden Buzzer! Detroit Youth Choir Can't Hold Back The Tears - America's Got Talent 2019