Amplify, KCU’s new high school ministry group, is an auditioned worship-leading team that will travel and minister in churches and camps throughout the region in June 2020.

Do you play drums? Guitar? Keys? Do you sing? Run tech? This group is for you! Amplify will rehearse during week 1 of Summer in the Son (June 14-19), attending SITS main sessions and concerts and rehearsing during designated times throughout the day, and will tour during the following week (June 20-25).

Amplify is directed by Dr. Jamie Coates, KCU worship professor and director of the KCU Worship Collective.

Audition Information

Audition materials must be submitted by April 1, 2020. Students will be informed of audition results by April 15, 2020. Music, which will need to be learned prior to rehearsal week, will be sent to Amplify members in late April.

Amplify Audition Procedure

  • Complete and submit online registration form (below)
  • Create and submit an audition video (below)

Video requirements: Video yourself playing and/or singing two songs of worship of varying tempos (one fast, one slow). If you play more than one instrument, please video yourself playing one additional song for each instrument you play. Create and submit a video link for the audition video, preferably via YouTube or Vimeo.


$129 Amplify Fee (covers cost of music, tour week, and Amplify shirt)
$264 SITS registration fee
$393 Total Cost

Payment will be due upon notification of acceptance into the group.


Contact Dr. Jamie Coates, Assistant Professor of Worship and
Director of the KCU Worship Collective or 606.474.3263

Opportunity to Use My Abilities for God

“At KCU I was able to learn under the guidance of the best ministry professors and administrators. KCU gave me
my first opportunity to use my abilities for God. KCU gave me an opportunity to excel athletically, artistically, and
academically. But most of all, when I look back on my time at KCU, I will remember the people. I will remember the
smiles, I will remember the laughs my friends and I shared. KCU is a family and one I am very proud to be in.”

Cody Sabol, Class of 2017

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