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In 2015-16, YA and 134 teaching artists provided arts experiences for 186,213 students – delivering 261 performances, 2,617 workshops and residencies in 120 educational sites in 15 NYS counties.


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Artist Spotlight: Mounafanyi Pan-African Drum & Dance Ensemble

Kerfala "Fana" Bangoura, Founder and Artist Director, started performing in 1990 with several Guinean Ballet companies. He has received his country's natonal certification of artistic excellence in drumming and dance and has also received the honor of having been named "Master Drummer" by the Guinean Ministry of Culture on 2008.




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For over 50 years, Young Audiences of Rochester (YA) has been the premier provider of arts learning experiences in the Greater Rochester region. One of 30 self-supporting affiliates in the national Young Audiences, Inc. network, YA is the catalyst and connection to practicing, professional teaching artists that deliver artistically excellent, academically relevant and educationally effective art programs.


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