LOOKING FOR A MUSIC TEACHING OPPORTUNITY?Position Description: Music TeacherTucson Youth Music, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit dedicated to music education for Tucson’s underserved youth ages 6-18, is looking for part-time music education teachers for cello, clarinet, saxophone, and trumpet.These appointments are part-time, contract positions. Lessons generally occur in the mid- to late-afternoon, Monday through Thursday […]

Former TYM student training the next generation of musicians

Once students move on from the Tucson Youth Music, they occasionally pursue careers in music. One TYM alumna is doing her best to encourage Tucson Unified School District pupils to follow along.Joanna Hoover, the orchestra director at Mary Beth McCorkle Academy of Excellence, was inspired to become a musician during her days as a TYM […]

Organization’s Mission Strikes a Chord with Board Chair

A breakfast invitation turned into a multi-year commitment for Granger Vinall.The CEO of MEDaiKEY, a company that analyzes healthcare records looking for the actionable insights to improve diagnosis and outcomes for patients and clinicians, wanted to learn more about the Tucson Youth Music after meeting with Dana Wier and Dick Imwalle, who were working as […]