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521 West Yakima Avenue
Yakima, WA, 98901
United States

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Events


YAMA Season Finale
May
20
2:00 pm14:00

YAMA Season Finale

  • The Seasons Performance Hall

Join us for the finale of our biggest season yet! 

70+ musicians will perform works by Holst, Telemann and more, as well as an original work composed by the members of YAMA Philharmonia!

Upbeats
Mar
26
6:00 pm18:00

Upbeats

  • Englewood Christian Church

Join us for a concert featuring all 3 of the YAMA Orchestras!

YAMA + Villalobos Brothers
Mar
2
7:00 pm19:00

YAMA + Villalobos Brothers

  • The Seasons Performance Hall

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.

YAMA Winter Show
Dec
17
2:00 pm14:00

YAMA Winter Show

  • Seasons Performance Hall

Free and open to the public! Donations welcome. Featuring the debut of YAMA Philharmonia. 

WSSDA, Gonzaga & Music Innovates
Nov
17
Nov 18

WSSDA, Gonzaga & Music Innovates

  • Spokane, Wa

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. 

 

Seattle Symphony Takeover & Open House
Oct
27
5:30 pm17:30

Seattle Symphony Takeover & Open House

  • Garfield Gym

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.

 

 

New Student Registration Night / Noche de Inscripción para Estudiantes Nuevos
Sep
22
5:30 pm17:30

New Student Registration Night / Noche de Inscripción para Estudiantes Nuevos

  • Garfield Elementary School Library

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!

YAMA Season Finale @ Upbeats Series
May
22
6:00 pm18:00

YAMA Season Finale @ Upbeats Series

  • Englewood Christian Church

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.

La Cantina: YAMA Benefit Show
May
6
7:00 pm19:00

La Cantina: YAMA Benefit Show

  • Gilbert Cellars

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!

Spring Concert with the Youth Symphony
Apr
24
3:00 pm15:00

Spring Concert with the Youth Symphony

  • Capitol Theatre

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.

YAMA & Yakima Camerata Club
Apr
10
3:00 pm15:00

YAMA & Yakima Camerata Club

  • Yakima Foursquare Church

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.

Mariachi Northwest Festival
Mar
18
9:00 am09:00

Mariachi Northwest Festival

  • Town Toyota Center

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.

Encanto with José Iñiguez
Feb
20
7:30 pm19:30

Encanto with José Iñiguez

  • The Seasons Performance Hall

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.

Featuring:
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.

All About That Bass [Quintet!]
Feb
19
7:00 pm19:00

All About That Bass [Quintet!]

  • Ellensburg, WA

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 rsvp@yamamusic.org. 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+

YAMA Registration Night
Sep
24
5:30 pm17:30

YAMA Registration Night

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.

Jul
25
4:00 pm16:00

Comer Y Hablar 1.3

  • Franklin Park

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: Percussion Recital
May
16
3:00 pm15:00

Josh Gianola: Percussion Recital

  • St. Michael's Episcopal Church

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! 

Salsa for YAMA
May
1
May 2

Salsa for YAMA

  • The Seasons Performance Hall

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!