Young Artists of America at Strathmore (YAA) (yaa.org) offers music theater education and performance opportunities to gifted and committed youths throughout the Greater Washington D.C. area. Students perform fully orchestrated, classical and musical theater concerts in state-of-the-art venues, such as The Music Center at Strathmore. YAA also offers free performances throughout the community.

Headquartered: North Bethesda

Serves: Metro region

What a donation buys:

  • $50 provides one student with vocal scores.
  • $300 pays for one student to perform with the YAAOrchestra.
  • $750 pays for one student vocalist to perform with the YAACompany.

Volunteer opportunities:

  • One day: Help with a YAA special event.
  • Weekly: Provide administrative support.
  • Internships