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They’re All Rock Stars

by April 10, 2016 » Add the first comment.

School music classes are special.  It’s hard to imagine a more potent formula for shaping identity or building community than the hours our students spend playing the fight song in the stands or rehearsing for the upcoming concert.  By the time a student walks in the front door for the first rehearsal, however, so many […]

June Teacher Workshops: Arts for Learning

by May 18, 2015 » Add the first comment.
Jailah performs with classmates at Fir Grove in Jessica West's 4th grade classroom.

Are you a 3rd-5th grade teacher and looking for an easy way to integrate the arts into reading and writing lessons for your students? Join Young Audiences in Portland and Salem for two upcoming trainings in the Arts for Learning Curriculum, an engaging literacy enrichment program that has been shown to improve important reading and […]

Live SET Student Showcase: Sunday, May 3

by April 29, 2015 » Add the first comment.
Students in the Live SET program

Following weeks of learning to set up mics, run cables, and work a mixing board like a seasoned pro, nine Portland teens will show off their live sound engineering skills in a free afternoon concert on Sunday, May 3 featuring rising St. Johns rap crew The Resistance, synth-pop outfit Fringe Class, and local luminary Edna […]

Building pARTnerships Through Community Connections: The Right Brain Initiative and the Art of Collaboration

by April 20, 2015 » Add the first comment.
King Elementary student masks

The Right Brain Initiative is a public-private partnership of schools, local government, private donors, and the cultural community, working together to make arts education accessible to every K-8 student in the Portland, Oregon tri-county region. Since launching in 2008, the Regional Arts & Culture Council has served as the Initiative’s Managing Partner with Young Audiences […]

Oh, What A Night!

by March 23, 2015 » Add the first comment.
gala featured

Thank you again to everyone who joined us for Young Audiences’ A Night On The Town — and helped us to raise more than $120,000! Our Silver Sponsors, Barlow, the Sam and Sooky Goldman Charitable Foundation Inc., and West Coast Event Productions set the tone for a truly successful fundraiser. We hosted our event at Pure Space […]

Volcano Race PDX in the News!

by September 17, 2014 » Add the first comment.
Volcano Race PDX

With less than two weeks until runners line up in the chute at Mt Tabor Park, we are thrilled to see some lovely press for Volcano Race PDX. Check out this great article in The Oregonian, and then sign yourself up to run at: www.volcanoracepdx.com Volcano Race PDX will raise money for local arts education […]

Blasting Off with Volcano Race PDX

by September 10, 2014 » Add the first comment.
A couple of young runners cool off after the 2013 Kids Dash.

For the first time, perhaps in the history of humankind, Young Audiences is making a bold connection between arts education and volcanoes with Volcano Race PDX. On September 28 you can take part in this monumental event by signing up to run in the 10K, 5K, or Kids Dash events, or by volunteering. 100% of […]

2014 Sunburst Award Winners

by July 16, 2014 » Add the first comment.
Esther Lindbloom at the 2014 Summer Celebration

On Sunday, July 13th, braving unexpected rain and thunder, we gathered at Portland’s Historic Old Church to honor and celebrate three remarkable arts advocates in our community. This day was especially sweet as two of our honorees, Teacher of the Year Esther Lindbloom and Principal of the Year Susan McElroy, retired this June from public […]

July 13 Summer Celebration!

by June 11, 2014 » Add the first comment.
2014 Sunburst Award Winners

On Sunday, July 13 Young Audiences will celebrate summer, arts, and the 2014 Sunburst Award winners with Summer Celebration—a free event for the whole family. Kids of all ages are invited to create their own puppets, sing along with local kindie music star Red Yarn, and beat the heat with locally produced treats. Since 1996, […]

YA 55 Auction Packages

by April 3, 2014
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Click here to see all auction items! We are just over a week out from our biggest party of the year—Young Audiences’ 55th anniversary and fundraiser—YA 55. Our event committee and staff have put together an incredible list of live and silent auction packages and we are so excited to share them with the world. […]

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