Hillary Duff plays Terri Fletcher, star of her small town church choir and a girl with a special gift... and extraordinary voice. When a personal tragedy interrupts her steady life, Terri searches for strength within herself -- and she will need it. A surprise acceptance to a summer study program at the country's most prestigious music school in LA is both an honor and a problem, since her strict father is absolutely against it.
Not wanting to hurt him, yet knowing this is the opportunity of a lifetime, Terri decides she has to go for it. With the secret help of her mom and aunt, Terri heads for LA. The highly competitive summer program offers a single scholarship for the coming year - a seemingly impossible dream for a small town girl. But with the help of some new friends and in inspirational teacher, Terri finds the will to meet the challenge. RAISE YOUR VOICE is an inspirational, music-filled journey of challenge, hope and real love. The film also stars Jason Ritter (SWIMFAN and TV's JOAN OF ARCADIA), John Corbett, Rebecca De Mornay, David Keith and Rita Wilson.