Board Chair Proud of YTA’s impact

For Dr. Richard Griffin, board chairman of Young Texas Artists Music Competition, one of the best things about watching the annual Finalists’ Concert is taking in the performers’ expressions. After years of playing saxophone, Griffin understands their journey. “They go to a place that is just for them,” he said. “They experience a connectivity and…

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YTA Group Welcomes New Chairman

For the last four or five years, Sarah Baxter has had an opportunity to get to know some of the world’s most talented young artists in a way few audience members do: by welcoming them into her home.   As a volunteer hostess for Young Texas Artists (YTA), Baxter provides participants in the organization’s music…

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YTA Artistic Director Emelyne Bingham Savors Each Moment

For Emelyne Bingham, the joy of being a musician isn’t about prestige or achievement; it’s the richness of each moment she experiences as a musician, conductor and educator. “It’s not about the product for me; it’s about the process,” said Bingham, artistic director of Young Texas Artists Music Competition (YTA) and senior lecturer at Vanderbilt…

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