About Us

Young Audiences, Arts for Learning of Northeast Texas is an affiliate of one of the oldest and most respected arts-in-education organizations in the nation. For over twenty years Young Audiences of Northeast Texas has provided arts programs in all disciplines, in the public, private and charter schools throughout northeast Texas. These programs are taught by professional teaching artists trained to work in the educational setting.  


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We use the arts to enrich the lives of children and enhance their education.  Every child in every school should be receiving a well-rounded education, which includes the arts.

YA Northeast Texas Staff

Matt Horton – Executive Director

Tasha Prescott – Program Director

YA of Northeast Texas Board of Directors

Isaac Ramirez – President
Bonnie Genung – Vice President
Jim Echols – Treasurer

John Fry III
Ann Head
Tisa Hibbs
Jennifer Holt
Jeremy McBain
Thana Parker
Katy Lee
Leslie Ring