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YOUNG MUSICIANS OF ALAMANCE (YMA) offers intensive music instruction and instruments to students whose families cannot afford this valuable opportunity. These Young Musicians of Alamance not only learn music from highly-qualified teachers, they learn to work and perform successfully in an exciting and caring community.  As these students are becoming accomplished musicians, they also perform better academically and socially and learn important social values, such as:

  • respect for themselves and others
  • understanding the importance of having positive, caring interactions with others
  • good character traits
  • strong self-discipline
  • respect for a strong work ethic
  • a sense of responsibility for property and its care – including their instruments
  • self-confidence and pride in their accomplishments

At present, YMA is seeking funds to be able to provide these benefits to more  under-resourced students in Alamance County, and to make the program more sustainable.  Please help to support the Young Musicians of Alamance program as we seek to strengthen our students, our families, and our community.

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Young Musicians of Alamance will be performing at the Btown Event “Dickens Christmas – Holiday Magic” downtown Burlington, NC December 14, 2018.  YMA students will be performing in the May Memorial Library (342 S Spring St, Burlington, NC 27215) between 6-6:30PM.  Please stop by and enjoy music of the season!

Young Musicians of Alamance se presentará en el evento de Btown "Dickens Christmas - Holiday Magic" en el centro de Burlington, NC, el 14 de diciembre de 2018. Los estudiantes de YMA se presentarán en la Biblioteca May Memorial (342 S Spring St, Burlington, NC 27215) entre 6 -6:30 PM. ¡Por favor pase y disfrute la música de la temporada!

Este es Aaron Jurado, un talentoso músico joven de tercer grado de Alamance, que fue aceptado en la Orquesta Juvenil de Greensboro en agosto. Estamos muy orgullosos de Aaron, ¡un excelente violinista y un excelente estudiante de YMA!

This is Aaron Jurado, a talented Young Musician of Alamance third grader, who was accepted into the Greensboro Youth Orchestra in August.  We are very proud of Aaron — a fine violinist and a terrific YMA student!

Young Musicians of Alamance will perform at Cedarock December 6, between 5-8PM.  Our last performance here was cancelled due to rain.  Please come out to support YMA at this beautiful venue!

Young Musicians of Alamance NOW RECRUITING for new students to begin January, 2019

Studies show teaching children to play music helps them develop skills to navigate through the rest of their lives, including:

Competence

Confidence

Connection

Character

Contribution

Coping

and

Control

Parents of prospective students should plan to attend a meeting January 5, 2019 for information and to sign up.  Please RSVP prior to January 5, 2019.  Each student receives an instrument on loan throughout the school year so they can practice at home.  Expect your student to attend three lessons a week – 2 after school and each Saturday morning.  For more information, please call us at 336-524-6764 or email ymofa1@gmail.com.  We look forward to meeting you!

 

Click the image above to see more Student Art on our Gallery page!

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