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

Tasha Prescott – Executive Director

Sheri Douglass – Director of Development & Community Relations

Lauren Hinch – Dance Teaching Artist & Program Coordinator

Corey McCowin – Music & Percussion/Drumline Teaching Artist

Casey Muze – Percussion & Drumline Teaching Artist

Guadalupe Hernandez – Brass Teaching Artist

YA of Northeast Texas Board of Directors

Bonnie Genung – President

Tisa Hibbs – Vice President

Jim Echols – Treasurer

Katy Lee – Secretary


Linda Armstrong

Cindy Cook

Daniel Gonzalez

Kyle Gullings

Ann Head

Thana Parker

Phil Rumbley

Joe Spadea