The mission of Young Audiences of Massachusetts (YAMA) is to educate, inspire, and empower youth through the arts. We believe that arts are an essential component of both formal education and youth development, and that all students, regardless of backgrounds, talents, and abilities, deserve access to the rich educational opportunities inherent to arts learning. 

Many YAMA artists offer outdoor performances

VIRTUAL ARTS LEARNING: Many YAMA artists have adapted their programs for remote learning online! To view them, use the "Remote" filter on the "Browse All Artists" page or click the icon below.
Remote Arts Learning


Promised Land Celebrates 31 years with YAMA!

Happy YAMA-versary to members of the folk ensemble Promised Land past and present! There have been many iterations of this fantastic ensemble over the years, including Jay Rosenberg and John...

North Winds Celebrates 35 Years with YAMA!

YAMA is delighted to acclaim 35 years of engaging and inspiring performances by woodwind quintet North Winds . In 1987, five musicians from the New England Conservatory performed Peter and the...

The Bamidele Dancers and Drummers Celebrate 35 Years with YAMA!

The Bamidele Dancers and Drummers have been bringing joy and empowerment to the young people of Massachusetts since the early 80s, and enjoying every second of it. Before moving to Florida,...


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