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SDYAMA offers a wide variety of programs in vocal, instrumental, choir, dance and many other positive activities in a healthy and safe environment. Our programs help develop culturally relevant and artistic activities for our students that promotes positive self-esteem and good order and discipline for young people. We make youth aware of their potential for creative self-expression and development. We foster a continuing interest in music and arts as a future career. We are also exposing our students to positive images, interacting and understanding between different cultures.
The focus of San Diego Young Artists Music Academy curriculum is to provide students with a well-rounded musical education while enhancing their appreciation of the value of music. This is accomplished through a variety of activities and assignments. The courses is divided into two parts; skills and theory development. • Skills focuses on the development of proper technique and skills associated with performing on their instruments. • Theory development helps to establish a better understanding of the principles and concepts of music and reading music. In addition, students are exposed to a variety of musical styles that influence their repertoire. In addition they participate in listening activities which teach critical listening skills and promote a deeper understanding and appreciation of music.