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Young Audiences / Arts for Learning

2600 North Howard Street, Suite 1300
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
(410) 837-7577

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How to Become a YAMD Artist


Become a YAMD Artist

You should consider becoming a YA Teaching Artist!

Young Audiences/Arts for Learning is always looking for dedicated, talented professional teaching artists to partner with us as we work toward a Maryland where every student can imagine, create, and realize their full potential through the arts.

We are looking for:

  • exceptionally talented professional visual and performing artists
  • artists with experience teaching in K-12 settings
  • artists with arts integration experience
  • performing artists with experience performing for students

Specifically, we are seeking:

  • Classical music
  • Culturally specific art forms, including:
    • Latin American
    • Asian
    • African
    • Middle Eastern


6 Steps to Becoming a YA Artist



Watch this video! It should answer many of the questions you have about what it means to be a YA artist and how everything works.



Meet Young Audiences to learn more about our history and understand how we achieve our mission. We ask that all prospective artists attend one of these free, one hour events.



Attend a New Artist Info Session in EARLY 2018. During our Info Sessions, you’ll hear from current YA artists, learn more about our work in schools, and meet the YA staff.



Submit your application. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed once a month.




We review your application. YA’s New Artist panel will review applications in the month following each application deadline.




Complete a live audition of your program! Select artists will be contacted to schedule an audition and classroom observation.


Questions? Contact Zori Patrick at or 410-837-7577 x122.