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A Letter to Our Community During COVID-19

by March 31, 2020 » Add the first comment.

Young Audiences has always been a connector, bringing together artists, schools, and communities through our core programs and The Right Brain Initiative to produce powerful creative learning experiences for students. We are working hard to continue to do this in a time when so many of us are suddenly disconnected. Our primary goal is to […]

Updated Office Hours During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by March 17, 2020 » Add the first comment.

In light of current state restrictions on gatherings as well as OHA and CDC recommended precautions to keep our community safe and healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak in the region, we have decided it is prudent to close our office to the public for the time being. Our staff can still be contacted by email, […]

Postponed: Luz Elena Mendoza of Y La Bamba with the Camas High School Choir, Sponsored by The Standard

by March 10, 2020 » Add the first comment.
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Update March 16, 2020: In light of current state restrictions as well as OHA and CDC recommended precautions to keep our community safe and healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak in the region, we will be postponing this project with hopes to reschedule for later this spring. This project, EL AGUA DE MI SER, is a […]

A Sound Partnership

by September 27, 2017 » Add more comments.

Last year, Young Audiences piloted our very first 200-level Live SET (Sound Engineering for Teens) course. The students taking the 200-level course had already completed the first Live SET class, and were eager to learn more. A smaller instructor-to-student ratio meant that students had more one-on-one time with the sound board. Students also got to […]

Vote for Your Favorite Design

by July 7, 2017 » Add more comments.

UPDATE: Voting is now closed. Check back next week when we’ll announce the winner. It’s that time of year again – it’s the Young Audiences Run for the Arts T-shirt Design Contest! Vote for your favorite design below! Run for the Arts wouldn’t be possible without the support of our sponsors. Thank you to Work […]

Love at First Meeting

by March 29, 2017 » Add the first comment.

When Jan Robertson recruited advertising and public relations executive Meridel Prideaux to judge her daughters’ elementary school art contest, she didn’t expect it would launch a 20-year journey as a board member for Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington. But that’s exactly what happened when Meridel introduced Jan to Young Audiences’ then-Executive Director, Sarah Johnson. […]

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

by March 20, 2017 » Add the first comment.

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

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