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From the Executive Director

by December 19, 2012 » Add the first comment.
Denis Hickey

Early arts experiences matter. Childhood is all about learning and the arts help us become better learners. Arts help children – and adults – to grow as individuals and as a community. Research on the arts, learning, and the brain demonstrate that the arts merit a place in public education equal to other disciplines.The benefits […]

Win Tickets to See “The Book of Mormon” in Portland

by December 18, 2012 » Add the first comment.
The Book of Mormom

Thanks to a very generous sponsor, Young Audiences has two pairs of orchestra level tickets for the January 1, 2013 production of The Book of Mormon. The national tour of this Tony Award winning musical runs in Portland at the Keller Auditorium for less than a week and tickets are in high demand (last check had […]

Far West Fibers and Young Audiences Award $15,000 for Arts to Beaverton Elementary Schools

by December 13, 2012 » Add the first comment.
Obo Addy Legacy Project performs at Elmonica Elementary in 2011 thanks to past support from Far West Fibers.

For 24 consecutive years, Far West Fibers, in partnership with Young Audiences of Oregon, has worked to bring exciting arts education programming to elementary schools in the Beaverton School District. This year $15,000 was distributed to seven schools in a competitive application process. “Partnerships like these expose children to professional artists and promote increased involvement […]

Featured Artist: Aaron Meyer

by December 11, 2012 » Add the second comment.
Aaron Meyer, concert rock violinist.

Who says sweets aren’t good for you? Motivated by a violin shaped cake, Aaron Meyer took up the instrument at age 5, performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra at age 11, and has been wowing audiences across the world ever since. As a Concert Rock violinist, Aaron combines the energy of contemporary music with the technical […]