Young Performing Missionary

Thank you for your interest in the Summer 2015 Young Performing Stage Missionaries and Nauvoo Brass Band Missionaries. Each year 20 stage missionaries, 3-4 technical missionaries, and 16 to 18 band members are selected through a rigorous audition process, and will receive a four-month Church Service Mission call to the Illinois Nauvoo Mission, assigned to serve in Nauvoo. Applications for Summer 2015 are accepted and processed September 1, 2014 through November 30, 2014. Click here for a list of most frequently asked questions about the YPM program:  FAQ-for-YPMs (1) <

Young Performing Stage & Technical Missionary

Nauvoo Brass Band Missionary

From May to August each summer the Young Performing Stage Missionaries perform in daily/evening musical shows: “Just Plain Anna Amanda” (with a puppet pre-show), “The Promise”, “Rendezvous in Old Nauvoo” and “Sunset By the Mississippi” (performed on the Nauvoo Outdoor Stage), and The Nauvoo Pageant. The stage missionaries are supported by Young Performing Technical Missionaries, who assist with sound, lighting, and stage management.

The Nauvoo Brass Band is a commemoration of the original Nauvoo Brass Band, a popular and inspiring musical group during Old Nauvoo times. It includes the following instruments: percussion, trombones, trumpets, french horns, clarinets, and flute/piccolo. From May to August each summer the Nauvoo Brass Band performs in daily/evening musical shows and concerts, as well as on a horse-drawn Band Wagon through the streets of Nauvoo.

If you need additional information not included in the application packet, please email Heidi Camp at


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