A week-long discipleship-focused intensive every August for ages 14+

Young artists will gather together to engage in training, learn innovative ways of communicating the Gospel, and receive encouragement in their spiritual development, artistic excellence, and leadership in arts ministries.

Carol Jaudes Award

In honor of Carol’s legacy and her tireless contribution to arts ministry, the Carol Jaudes Award has been instituted. An annual, full-ride Territorial Arts Ministries Conservatory scholarship will be awarded to a delegate demonstrating the highest level of excellence. Always prompt, present, and prepared, this delegate will embody the spirit of TAMC, echoing the memory of who Carol was.

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Participant Requirements
  • 14-years-old by August 3, 2024

  • Creative Arts Director/Corps Officer/divisional representative approval

  • Active in corps or church programs

  • Complete the online application

  • Submit a video audition

  • Completed health forms

  • Completed waiver
Cost
  • Eastern Territory Students: $180 (charged to the Corps)

  • Out-of-Territory Students: $450

  • If an approved/accepted delegate drops out within 2 weeks of the start date, the Corps will still be charged the full amount.

Important Dates
  • April 1, 2024 – Applications for TAMC go live!

  • May 3, 2024 – Audition & Application Deadline

  • August 3-10 – TAM Conservatory at the College for Officer Training

  • Friday, August 9 at 7:00pm – TAM Conservatory LIVE Finale

Major Tracks

Production Leadership

For mature delegates interested or involved in arts leadership roles at their corps or division with a special focus on stage management. This unique major track will consist of hands-on experience behind the scenes of a production: building tech sheets, calling cues, assisting crew during the finale as well as one-on-one mentorship with a spiritual coach, and a technique focus of your choice.

Apply for Arts Leadership
Audition for Arts Leadership
  1. Tell us your name, age, and Major Track choice
  2. Tell us why you want to come to TAMC
  3. Tell us about your experience and training in arts leadership and stage management in and outside The Salvation Army
  4. Tell us about your involvement at your Corps and Divisional Music & Arts Programs

Dance

Experience dance that is focused on worship and sharing a message. The week includes learning original choreography as well as dance technique classes. Students have the chance to explore various styles of movement throughout the week concluding with a performance.

Apply for Dance
Audition for Dance
  1. Tell us your name, age, and Major Track choice
  2. Tell us why you want to come to TAMC
  3. Tell us about your dance experience and training both in and outside The Salvation Army
  4. Tell us about your involvement at your Corps and Divisional Music & Arts Programs
  5. Watch and learn the Dance Audition Combination, then record yourself performing it to any song of your choosing.

Theatre

Experience a week of theatre training with a focus on performance-with-purpose. Explore scripted works and sharpen your technical acting skills alongside like-minded actors, learning more about what it means to be a believer in the industry. Small group, character-based scenes to be showcased in the live-streamed finale.

Apply for Theatre
Audition for Theatre
  1. Tell us your name, age, and Major Track choice
  2. Tell us why you want to come to TAMC
  3. Tell us about your experience and training in drama both in and outside The Salvation Army
  4. Tell us about your involvement at your Corps and Divisional Music & Arts Programs
  5. Showcase your acting skills by performing a monologue audition of your choice

Live Audio Production

In this track we will explore the wonderful world of sound! Build skills from theory to practice in live and studio production, develop an understanding of how to run sound at your Corps, and setup sound equipment from scratch to record a live podcast! Bring your laptop and any DAW you might have (yes, Garage Band will also work), and a good pair of headphones (hopefully a wired one).

Apply for Live Audio
Audition for Live Audio
  1. Tell us your name, age, and Major Track choice
  2. Tell us why you want to come to TAMC
  3. Tell us about your audio experience and training
  4. Tell us about your involvement at your Corps and Divisional Music & Arts Programs on stage or behind the scenes

Video Production

A hands-on filmmaking course with an emphasis on learning the craft of digital storytelling. Learn foundational skills for working with cameras, audio and lighting, as well as techniques for conducting interviews, visual and narrative strategies, and the post-production process. In this track you will develop a project from concept to completion and leave with skills that will support future storytelling.

This Track is NOT available for 2024

  1. Tell us your name, age, and Major Track choice
  2. Tell us why you want to come to TAMC
  3. Tell us about your experience or any training you’ve received in video production, story telling, journalism or editing
  4. Tell us about your involvement at your Corps and Divisional Music & Arts Program on stage or behind the scenes
  5. Showcase your skills by including a video you created

This Track is NOT available for 2024

Visual Arts

This track will explore a variety of visual art media. We will apply principles and styles through the art project that will promote risk taking, hard work and creativity. Each student will have the opportunity work on a two-dimensional project that involves drawing and painting with mix media.

Apply for Visual Arts
Audition for Visual Arts
  1. Tell us your name, age, and Major Track choice
  2. Tell us why you want to come to TAMC
  3. Tell us about your experience and any training you’ve received in visual art in or outside The Salvation Army
  4. Tell us about your involvement at your Corps and Divisional Music & Arts Program on stage or behind the scenes
  5. Tell us your method of integrating art into worship or prayer
  6. Showcase your skills by including shots of your most recent creations

Worship

In this track you will cultivate your skills in contemporary worship leading, playing in a worship band, and other aspects of planning and participating in worship.

  • Drums – 4 Slots Left

  • Bass Guitar – 2 Slots Left

  • Electric Guitar – 4 Slots Left

  • Acoustic Guitar – 4 Slots Left

  • Piano – 4 Slots Left

  • Vocals – 8 Slots Left

Apply for Worship
Audition for Worship
  1. Tell us your name, age, and Major Track choice
  2. Tell us why you want to come to TAMC
  3. Tell us about your experience in a Worship Band, and any training you’ve received in music in or outside The Salvation Army
  4. Tell us about your involvement at your Corps and Divisional Music & Arts Programs
  5. Showcase your skills by including 2 contrasting solo performance auditions (Star Search videos will not be accepted)

TAMC Forms

Health Form
Permission Waiver
OTC Form