Monthly Archive: May, 2014

In Memoriam: Beth Braden

By Jason A. Dykstra, Director of Accountability & Testing, Instructional Data Division, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, and Former Principal of Southern Middle School On April 30, 2014, Beth Braden, an outstanding educator,… Continue reading

Working to bring the arts to every student

By Dr. Sherrie Norwitz, Instrumental String Music Teacher, Thomas Jefferson Elementary Middle Art and aesthetics are crucial to the foundation of society. Arts education provides children the opportunity to be exposed to–and develop… Continue reading

The Intersection of Art and Science

Young Audiences’ artist roster includes professional teaching artists who are both highly skilled in their art form and passionate about engaging students in learning through their art. Our artists are experts at highlighting… Continue reading

Donor Spotlight: Blaustein Philanthropic Group

Young Audiences programs teach students about teamwork, tap into their creativity and imagination, and increase their understanding of other cultures through performances and artist-in-residence programs. We believe it is critical to share these… Continue reading

Donor Spotlight: Jen and Michael Sachs

As a former preschool and kindergarten teacher, Jen Sachs often used music and theatre to engage her students. Although Jen lacked formal training in the arts or arts integration, she sang and used… Continue reading

Donor Spotlight: Amanda Pellerin

“Wow, this is the first time I have ever felt artistic!” Young Audiences ceramic artist Amanda Pellerin overheard this proclamation from a student during an artist-in-residence program. The student made this statement to… Continue reading