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Texas Commission on the Arts
Texas Touring Roster for performances from September 1, 2016-August 31, 2018

2016-2018
Texas Touring Roster

Young Audiences of Houston

Young Audiences of Houston

***Artists covered by this listing are Stephen Bachicha, Marcy Bannor, Marsha Dorsey-Outlaw, Laura Gutierrez, Mark Ponder, and Priscilla Salisbury.*** For nearly 60 years, Young Audiences of Houston has educated and inspired children through creativity and the arts. Each year, Young Audiences of Houston reaches nearly 240,000 children through dance, music, theatre, and visual arts programming that aligns with the Texas state educational standards. Their roster includes individual professional artists who are trained to incorporate the arts into English, math, social studies, and science classrooms in unique and inspiring ways. Young Audiences of Houston offers flexible and customized fine arts workshops and professional development/in-service opportunities. All programs are highly interactive and incorporate key learning objectives that support students. Young Audiences of Houston plans to tour the Arts for Learning program. The program offers hands-on workshops which bring an individual artist to work with students in a more intimate and interactive setting. Classroom-sized audiences enable students to actively discover their own artistic potential, which enables workshops to be expanded into numerous sessions for multiple core-curriculum lessons. This collaborative approach allows the artist and students to work together through a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive approach to support student creativity.

contact
Mary Mettenbrink
4550 Post Oak Place, Suite 230
Houston, TX  77027

phone 713/520-9267
fax 713/552-0612
e-mail mary@yahouston.org
public performance/concert $250 - $1500
school performance $250 - $1500
optional service workshops $100 - $15000
website http://www.yahouston.org

 

Sue Young

Sue Young

Bilingual storyteller Sue Young has delighted audiences at museums, festivals, schools, and libraries around Texas and the US since 1994. An accomplished singer and songwriter, she received a 2013 Texas Music Awards nomination for Female Vocalist of the Year. Her CD "The Legend of the Quetzal" received a 2007 Parents’ Choice Silver Honor Award and she wrote the 2009 and 2011 Texas Summer Reading Club theme songs. Programs include Cantos Y Cuentos: Tales & Tunes of Latin America- a fun trip around Latin America through legends, folktales, classic and folk songs, and original bilingual songs; ¡Viva México! Celebrate Mexico- songs and stories from Mexico; Texican Tales and Tunes- cowboy songs, Mexican cantos, and stories showcasing the diverse cultural heritage of Texas; Songs from Texas to Argentina- a bilingual family concert; and Summer Reading Program– tailored to the presenter's theme and audience. Sue offers staff development sessions and workshops for adults, teens, and children.

contact
Sue  Young
PO Box 5786
Austin, TX  78763

phone 512/323-2414; 512-914-9553
fax /
e-mail sueyoungmusic@gmail.com
public performance/concert $350 - $1750
school performance $350 - $1250
website http://www.sueyoungmusic.com

 


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