Promoting faith and beautiful music in the lives of young singers.

2019 Ncyc 20 Year Anniversary celebration
2019 Camp DATES: July 6-14, 2019
"Serve Your Neighbor”
”The Good Samaritan Tour"

Celebrate 20 years of faith and beautiful music at National Catholic Youth Choir camp and concert tour in 2019. NCYC is a choir camp for Catholic youth. Nine days of friendship, spirituality, fun, and beautiful sacred music! 

Check out what Pray Tell is saying about NCYC! 

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Meet our conductor

André Heywood is in his fourth year as NCYC conductor. Dr. Heywood serves as Artistic Director of The Saint John's Boys' Choir, conductor of the Saint John's Abbey Schola, and on the faculty of the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University where he directs the All-College Choir and Chapel Choir. His expertise in developing young voices has made him a highly sought-after clinician, adjudicator, and guest conductor across North America and youth choirs under his direction have performed at Notre Dame de Paris, Sagrada Família in Barcelona, and New York’s Carnegie Hall. He has twice been awarded by the American Choral Directors' Association of Minnesota - in 2011 with the Vocal Essence Creative Programming Award, and in 2013 as the Outstanding Young Director of the Year.