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Yamaha Picks Young Performing Artists

Talented young artists from across the country were honored recently as Yamaha Corporation of America, Band & Orchestral Division, announced the winners of the 2004 Yamaha Young Performing Artist (YYPA) program. The program goes hand-in-hand with the Bands of America (BOA) Summer Symposium and serves as its kickoff concert.

This year’s national awards concert was held Monday evening, June 21 at Braden Auditorium on the campus of Illinois State University in Normal, IL. Winners were guests of Yamaha for a weekend of rehearsals, master classes, special awards concerts and social events.

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