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Story from the Field: Culture & Arts Day at Jackson Middle School

by March 20, 2017 » Add the first comment.
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You brought a world of art and culture to the students at Jackson Middle School. On March 15th, your generous support was leveraged by the Jackson Middle School PTA to bring the whole school a day of arts and culture with workshops and an exciting performance. From didjeridu to panflute to salsa dancing and more, […]

Story from the Field: Imago at Arleta Elementary

by March 2, 2017 » Add the first comment.
Story from the Field

Associate Board Member and Gala Sponsorship Chair, Eva Goldfarb, visited an Imago performance at Arleta Elementary. Read her Story from the Field below; BY EVA GOLDFARB: Arriving at Arleta, I met up with Young Audience Development Director, Catherine Hayes and a few members of the board who were all eager to see how their hard […]

Meet the New Teaching Artists

by February 16, 2017 » Add the first comment.
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Young Audiences is proud to announce the newest members of our artists roster. Our teaching artists are dedicated professionals selected through a rigorous application process that assesses both their artistic abilities and skills as teachers of young people. After acceptance onto Young Audiences’ roster, they receive professional development in best practices and regular formal evaluation. […]

The Art of Teaching Art to Different Learning Styles

by January 26, 2017 » Add the first comment.
The Teaching Artist Studio

Reposted from Teaching Artist Studio participant Chas Martin’s blog www.chasemartin.com In November, I participated in the Young Audiences Teaching Artist Studio, a 5-day intensive workshop focused on classroom skills for artists who teach. Teaching artists are working artists who share their knowledge with students while working collaboratively with classroom teachers to integrate art into related […]

Run for the Arts artist Ash Ginsberg

by November 29, 2016 » Add more comments.
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Young Audiences has been facilitating Run for the Arts jog-a-thon fundraisers in schools throughout Oregon and SW Washington since 1977 giving decades of students a tangible way to support their arts education. Though many things have changed over the years, one constant is the revered Run for the Arts t-shirt and student art competition. Each year, one talented student’s […]

Adventures in Artistic Learning

by November 1, 2016 » Add the first comment.
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It’s important to us to share how your support for Young Audiences inspires young people and expands their learning through the arts. We have published a new annual report so you can learn how your generosity made a difference in 2015-2016 by engaging over 72,000 students in their education. Follow Executive Director and Sunshine Steve […]

Taking Creativity on the Road

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YA Launches new Mobile Creativity Lab Students at Beaumont Middle School are finding out what happens when digital beats and the classroom meet. Using Young Audiences’ new Mobile Creativity Lab, Beaumont students are working with Young Audiences teaching artist Mo Phillips to create new songs to express themselves with the iPad application, Garage Band. So what […]

It’s the end of the year as we know it

by June 29, 2016 » Add the first comment.
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The school year has ended and summer has begun which is a good reminder that it’s time to share the results of your generosity. This year, your compassionate commitment to arts education made it possible for us to serve more students, create new programs, and, in the artistic tradition, take risks. Thank you! Core Programs […]

Congresswoman Visits Arts for Learning

by May 25, 2016 » Add the first comment.
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On Monday, May 2, 2016 Congresswoman Susan Bonamici toured Cedar Mill Elementary with Principal Brian Horne and Cary Clarke, Executive Director Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington. Bonamici observed part of an Arts for Learning teaching artist residency to see the impact arts-integrated curriculum is having on students. Arts for Learning (A4L) is a Young Audiences […]

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 […]

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