Join us for a concert featuring all 3 of the YAMA Orchestras!
The YAMA Preludio Orchestra will join the YYSO and YES for a concert at the Capitol Theatre.
The YAMA Orchestras will join the dynamic Hermanos Villalobos in concert. Join us for a concert spanning many genres of music with three incredible violinsts and their band.
Free and open to the public! Donations welcome. Featuring the debut of YAMA Philharmonia.
YAMA Chamber Orchestra takes Spokane by storm. We will be visiting the Gonzaga University campus, the El Sistema inspired Music Innovates, and playing at the WSSDA Conference.
Free and open to the public!
Come and join us as we hear from our Preludio and Chamber Orchestra musicians. We will also be joined by two members of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra.
Meet your teachers, choose your instrument, turn in your registration form, pay your fees, and meet the other members of this year's YAMA Orchestra!
Ven a la noche de inscripción para conocer a tus maestros, escoger tu instrumento, darnos tu forma de inscripción, pagar tus cuotas, y conocer los otros miembres de la Orquesta de YAMA este año!
Come and listen to a collaboration between Once Minutos, La Cantina, and the YAMA Orchestra. In this Singer/Songwriter series you will hear original tunes from Once Minutos, as well as from a few of the YAMA Orchestra students.
Celebrate a successful season with YAMA and special musical guests at our festive season finale!
Free and open to the public. Donations accepted at the door.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the eclectic Latin band La Cantina. Come early to reserve your seat on May's First Friday for our annual YAMA benefit show at Gilbert Cellars.
Featuring: Sandra Aguilar, vocals, guitar; Gema Aguilar, vocals, percussion; Stephanie Hsu, vocals, violin, bass; and special YAMA guests.
Donations of all amounts enthusiastically accepted!
The Yakima Youth Symphony Orchestra (YYSO) is celebrating its 50th season of making beautiful music in the Valley. Join the YYSO, the Yakima Ensemble for Strings (YES!), and YAMA for this concert in Yakima's historic Capitol Theatre.
Free and open to the public. Donations to the YYSO will be accepted.
Catch the YAMA Preludio Choir at 7pm at the Capitol Theatre before the Symphony performs at 7:30pm, with its What a Wonderful World Louis Armstrong tribute show, featuring Byron Stripling on trumpet and vocals.
Strings! Voices! What more could you want on a Sunday afternoon in Yakima? Join YAMA and the Yakima Camerata Club for this special spring event.
Come and join the YAMA Chamber Orchestra at the 18th Annual Mariachi Northwest Festival! YAMA will be participating in workshops all morning, performing at the afternoon showcase at 2pm, and experiencing spectacular Mariachi performances at 7:30pm featuring Mariachi Divas, Los Hermanos Escamilla, Bailadores de Bronce, and Wenatchee's very own Mariachi Huenachi.
YAMA will be opening for and accompanying Seattle-based tenor José Iñiguez in his popular Encanto performance, which includes selections from various traditional operas and from the Latin American style of Boleros. José is generously donating a portion of the nights' proceeds to YAMA.
Jose Iñiguez, tenor; Jeremy Neufeld, piano; Eddie Nicholson, viola; YAMA Orchestra and Teaching Artists; and special guest speaker, Yakima's mayor Avina Guttierez.
Tickets available through the Seasons Performance Hall.
YAMA's next Living Room Show offers a delicious selection of music for strings, including Dvorak's Bass Quintet, and other delectable surprises! To RSVP and for the event location, join our Facebook event or e-mail email@example.com. Limited to first 35 to RSVP.
Featuring: Denise Dillenbeck & Stephanie Hsu, violins; Lauren Hall, viola; Jennifer Moultine, 'cello; and Anna Jensen, double bass.
Suggested Donation: $20+
Start the year off right with music from Colombia in support of the YAMA program. Details TBA.
Come and get registered for the school year!
We will help you fill out all of the forms and paperwork needed from every YAMA student and family.
Venga y regístrese para el año escolar!
Vamos a ayudarle a llenar todos los formularios y documentos necesarios de cada estudiante y familia.
Comer Y Hablar is a language exchange potluck that takes place at Franklin park. Bring a dish and be prepared to take risks and speak with English and Spanish learners! Practice makes Perfect :)
Traiga un plato y estar preparados para tomar riesgos y hablar con los alumnos en Inglés y Español! La práctica hace la perfección :)
Josh Gianola (YAMA Teaching Artist and Yakima Symphony Orchestra Principal Percussionist) will host his second annual Benefit Recital in support of the YAMA program. The show will feature classical and contemporary works, with Josh performing on both the marimba and a variety of other percussion instruments! $10 suggested donation at the door. You don't want to miss this!
Yakima Salsa Dance proudly presents a night of salsa dancing to benefit YAMA! Doors open at 9:00PM. No partner, membership or dancing experience necessary to attend. Proceeds & silent auction to benefit the YAMA program. $10 minimum donation to enter, 21+ over only, cash bar.
Beginner Salsa lesson at 9:15pm, immediately followed by DJ David Blancas playing the hottest Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia and Merengue and LIVE SALSA MUSIC performed by the YVCC Salsa Band & special guests. Invite all your family & friends for lots of fun & a great cause!
Yakima Valley musicians have been working hard all year and are eager to share their favorite pieces in the Valley's premiere performance hall. Join the Yakima Youth Symphony Orchestra, Yakima Ensemble for Strings, and the YAMA Chamber and Preludio Orchestras for an afternoon of beautiful music at the Capitol Theatre.
The YAMA Orchestra collaborates with the Yakima Ensemble for Strings, Yakima Youth Symphony Orchestra to perform excerpts from Georges Bizet's Carmen under the musical direction of Maestro Lawrence Golan, Artistic Director of the Yakima Symphony Orchestra.
Join us for an intimate recital featuring YAMA student solo performers and a few works performed by YAMA Teaching Artists. This event is free and open to the public. Donations for YAMA accepted at the door.
Our first annual Musical Fundraiser, hosted generously this year by Gilbert Cellars! 10% of the evening's wine sales will be donated to YAMA.
Stop by earlier for Happy Hour to support YAMA over a glass of wine, or join us from 8 - 11pm for an evening of surprises and twists as we celebrate music as a form of connection and dialogue. You will not be disappointed with the different talents coming together to make this evening a night to remember and help raise funds for this program that benefits our community.