Publicity Information

The following description can be used for press releases, websites, etc. Just cut and paste.

Young Audiences of Massachusetts (YAMA) has been serving as a link between teaching artists and the region’s school children since 1962. YAMA is the largest single provider of arts outreach programs in Massachusetts’ schools today, providing dance, storytelling, music and theater programs to children in schools, libraries and hospitals in the form of assembly performances, workshops and residencies. The organization’s mission is to encourage lifelong engagement with the arts by making them an integral part of every child’s education.

Sample Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: ________________________________________

YOUNG AUDIENCES OF MASSACHUSETTS BRINGS [name of YAMA teaching artist] TO VISIT WITH [name of school] STUDENTS

[Town]: On [date], the [school] will provide a unique educational performing arts event with [name of artist]. This program is presented under the auspices of Young Audiences of Massachusetts. Funding for this program comes from a number of sources, including the school or its parent-teacher organization.

This engaging program [excerpt text from YAMA website program description].

Young Audiences of Massachusetts (YAMA) has been serving as a link between teaching artists and the region’s school children since 1962. YAMA is the largest single provider of arts outreach programs in Massachusetts’ schools today, providing dance, storytelling, music and theater programs to children in schools, libraries and hospitals in the form of assembly performances, workshops and residencies. The organization’s mission is to encourage lifelong engagement with the arts by making them an integral part of every child’s education.

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