Designed for Equity and Inclusion
We believe that every student, every person, should have access to the benefits of making, learning and sharing music. Benefits such as increased academic and intellectual development, strengthening and development of social/emotional skills essential to well-being, and an increased connection to self, others, and the world around us.
Breaking down the barriers to access is key to our service model.
Our Teaching Artists bring tuition-free, weekly, music instruction directly to the schools and classrooms throughout the academic year. We provide tuition-free afterschool and weekend programming for the community of Cypress Park and surrounding areas. YMF also develops specialized programs in partnership with schools, districts, as well as service and arts organizations.