Support YMA

Considering a donation to YMA?  Did you know . . .

$15 buys nutritious snacks and meals for 2 students for one week.

$25 pays for phone, copying, bookkeeping assistance, and printing for one week.

$60 buys transportation for one week for after school sessions.

$100 buys 1/2 of a high quality, reconditioned violin.

Current Needs:

  • Laser Printer
  • Office Supplies or Gift Card to Office Depot
  • Funds to repair instruments before the new school year begins
  • Funds to purchase new instrument cases
  • Fundraising Volunteers

Young Musicians of Alamance has various ways in which to contribute:

Retired teachers interested in teaching small groups of students, or available to fill in when needed, are always appreciated and welcomed!

Volunteers to cook healthy meals for students on Saturdays after classes help ensure the students continue to be robust, vigorous and motivated to practice, practice, practice!

Used string instruments in good to excellent shape are essential to the continuing learning process and assist in our ability to expand classes to include new students.

To Volunteer, or for further information, please contact us at:  336-524-6764
or email:   ymofa1@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Your Individual or Corporate Sponsorship will help ensure continued success for our students.  Sponsorship includes various marketing opportunities that will increase your advertising footprint.  Your Company Brand will be shared with a diverse and expanding community.

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities will be available in the near future.  For additional information or to customize your sponsorship,

please contact YMA at:  336.524.6764 or email:  ymofa1@gmail.com

 

Individual Sponsorship Tiers

 

Bach:  $2,500

Inclusion of logo on all event materials

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Mozart:  $2,000

Inclusion of logo on all event materials

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Brahms:  $1,000

Inclusion of logo on all event materials

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Individual Sponsor List on YMA website

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Bizet:  $500

Inclusion of logo on all event materials

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Individual Sponsor List on YMA website

Inclusion in future YMA materials

 

 

Corporate Sponsorship Tiers

Beethoven:  $10,000

Thanked at beginning of event

Corporate name & logo in program

Featured in media coverage of event

Posters around the room

Featured on YMA website Corporate Sponsor page

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John Williams: $5,000

Thanked at beginning of event

Corporate name & logo in program

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Posters around the room

Featured on YMA website Corporate Sponsor page

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George Gershwin: $3,500

Thanked at beginning of event

Corporate name & logo in program

Included in media coverage of event

On posters around the room

On YMA website Corporate Sponsor page

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Aaron Copland: $2,500

Thanked at beginning of event

Corporate name & logo in program

Included in media coverage of event

On posters around the room

On YMA website Corporate Sponsor page

On future YMA materials

 

 

Special Thanks to:  

The Congregation of First Reformed United Church of Christ
for generous spaces, facilities, program support, financial support, and encouragement.

 

YMA Board of Directors

  • Pastor Phillip Myers: President and Chair of the YMA Board of Directors; Pastor First Reformed UCC
  • Beverly Pugh: Secretary, Young Musicians of Alamance; Businesswoman; Retired Principal, Rowan-Salisbury Schools
  • Wallace Shearin: Treasurer, Young Musicians of Alamance Board of Directors; Dean, Alamance Community College
  • Teresa Ibarra: Member, Young Musicians of Alamance Board of Directors; Children’s Hope Alliance
  • Susan Abernethy, Member
  • Beth Bader: ex Officio; Founder and Executive Director
  • Jerry Davis: ex Officio; Program Director

 

Major Donors

  • Impact Alamance:  $11,500 grant for YMA equipment expenses (2016 -17)
  • Anonymous Donor: $10,000 (2015); $10,000 (2016); $15,000 for YMA general support, transportation, and office support (2017)
  • First Reformed UCC Endowment Committee: $5,000 (2015 startup); $3,500 (2016 expansion and incorporation); $5,000 (2017 expansion)
  • Mary Duke Biddle Foundation: $5,000 (2017) 
  • WCPE The Classical Station:  $3,000 grant for YMA expansion (2016); $3,000 (2017)
  • Artley Violins: For provision and care of YMA’s violins artleyviolins.com (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • North Carolina Arts Council, via Alamance County Arts Council:nc-arts-council $2,800 grant for YMA expansion (2016); $3,000 for expansion and transportation (2017)
  • Jean Artley: Super Volunteer music teacher; named YMA as recipient of Malvin Artley Memorials
  • The Bromilow Family:  $2,400; contribution of 10 string instruments
  • Hayden-Harman Foundation:  $1,000 grant sponsoring YMA Spring Benefit
  • Alamance Jazz Band:  For in-kind performance contribution to YMA Spring Benefit
  • D’Addario Music: $750 of in-kind contributions (2016); $1,500 and $500 of in-kind contributions (2017)
  • Janice Nicholson, Angel: Friend of YMA; Monthly donations; $600 (2015); $616 (2016); $696 (2017)
  • Faye Bowen, First Reformed UCC member: $300 in honor of Margaret Porterfield’s 90th Birthday

 

Additional Contributions and Assistance

  • Ms. Ariel Perez Monagas, Honorary Founder: Knowledge about Sistema and inspiration to found the program.
  • Mr. Daniel McInnis, Principal Eastlawn School, Burlington NC: Facilitation of YMA work with the school.
  • Ms. Nancy Cothren, Principal North Graham Elementary School, Graham, NC: Facilitation of YMA work with the school.
  • Ms. Sabre Robinson, Principal Andrews Elementary School, Burlington, NC: Facilitation of YMA work with the school.
  • Mr. Lawrence Conte, Principal Newlin Elementary School, Burlington, NC: Facilitation of YMA work with the school.
  • Ms. Yolanda Anderson, Principal, Broadview Middle School, Burlington, NC: Facilitation of YMA work with the school.
  • Mr. Jason Slagle, Assistant Principal, Broadview Middle School, Burlington, NC: Facilitation of YMA work with the school.
  • Mr. Lee Williams, Principal, Graham Middle School, Graham, NC: Facilitation of YMA work with the school.
  • Bob Byrd, Former Senior Vice President of Alamance Regional Medical Center: Donor; assistance with community outreach and information; assistance with Benefit entertainment.
  • Carol Burnett, Ministry Assistant, First Reformed UCC:  Ongoing financial, clerical, design, printing, and general assistance and guidance. AKA “The Angel Carol”
  • Dr. Beverly Pugh, YMA Board Secretary, Retired School Administrator, Businesswoman:  Food contributions for Spring Benefit (2016) 
  • Grace Ann Witham: contribution toward cost of parent notice flyer translation; donations of items for fund-raising; donations of food items for Spring Benefit, 2016.
  • Maxecine Mitchell, For the Moment Event Services: Food contribution for children attending Spring Benefit (2016) 
  • Susan and Steve Balog, First Reformed UCC: Introduction to Burlington Civitan; Donors; ongoing support for YMA
  • Dr. Barnsley Brown, Spirited Solutions: Interpreter, first parent recruitment meeting. (Spring, 2015)
  • Cindy Smith and Juan Alcantar, Alamance Burlington Schools: Interpreters, second parent recruitment meeting (Spring, 2015)
  • Sra. Mayra Ramirez, YMA parent: interpreter, June Concert and Fall parent recruitment meeting (2015); parent recruitment meeting (Spring, 2016); various parent meeting interpretations
  • Erin McLaughlin, YMA Volunteer Translater
  • Ervin Allen, Director of Small Business Center, Alamance Community College: Mentoring and assistance in effective business organization and planning. 
  • Marti Asher, Gilliam, Coble, and Moser C.P.A.: Strong assistance with incorporation financing and applications.
  • Cindy Smith, ABSS: Substitute String Teacher.
  • Alexis Koegel, ABSS: Substitute General Music Teacher.
  • Drorestor Alexander, Guilford County Schools: Substitute General Music Teacher
  • Eric Booth, Publisher, El Sistema Ensemble Newsletter: Donor; Adviser, Promoter, and Friend to YMA nucleo.
  • Dick O’Donnell, Alamance Leads & Chapel Hill Leads: Information for developing important business practices.
  • Susan Watson, Women’s Resource Center: Management counseling.
  • Martha Krall, Alamance Alliance for Children and Families: Management counseling.
  • Janet Clement, Central Park Charter School for Children, Durham NC: Management counseling.
  • Matthew and Eva Witham, Friends: first financial contribution.
  • Carey Farrell, Clutter Free: Two instruments.
  • David Stoner, EnviroFix: Instrument.
  • Shelley Hartz, The Pingry School, New Jersey: Fund-raising and management counseling.
  • Susan Puckett, First Reformed UCC congregation member and Circle #4 leader: Violin
  • First Reformed UCC Circle #4: Christmas Party for YMA students
  • John Pickett, Elon Academy: Academy volunteers for Saturday sessions
  • Vonda Allen, V.K. Allen & Associates: Volunteer for Saturday sessions