At YACM, CORE-ARTS students are immersed in a comprehensive pre-college program that integrates privates lessons with musicianship courses, small and large ensemble experiences, master classes, structured progression, and performance opportunities.
Our program has earned regional recognition for providing superior education for young people throughout their course of training.
Solano Youth Theatre
Musical Theatre and plays cast children and youth in exceptional quality theatre productions offered throughout the year.
Munchkins - Ages 7 - 11
Mainstage - Ages 7 - 19
A Cappella, & Ensembles
Audition based ensembles offer the leadership, repertoire and inspiration for intermediate and advanced student musicians to pursue their highest potential.
Solano Youth Chamber Orchestra
Solano Junior Strings
SPARK A Cappella Junior Chorus
FUSE A Cappella Senior Chorus
Pit Orchestra - Solano Youth Theatre
TnT Rock Band - (Seasonal)
On Campus Programs
Our Music Matters division brings music education to school. We partner with school districts, parent groups, donors, and school administrations to provide a music program tailored to the schools needs. Music education at school has shown to be a powerful engine for academic and social development.
What our Members are Saying
"Not only have I seen students improve and succeed but I have also had the joy of watching my own daughter learn and improve herself and her musical talent.
It has truly been a blessing and privilege to be a part of YACM and its mission."
– Martin Purtill, Guitar Instructor and Parent
"The staff and instructors at the Conservatory are constantly supportive and kind, they always strive to see our full potential."
– Catie Whittet, Vocal Student
"Thank you for your wonderful programs you offer our children. As a parent, it gives me great pleasure to be able to offer these new experiences to our daughters building confidence and setting them up for success for their futures.
– Deborah Walsh, Parent
"Before I can even get my car in park, [my daughter Lexi] is out the door and in the building... all of the things that YACM gives her has provided her a strength to face the world on her own."
– Victoria Bartels, Parent
"We are here at YACM for the expert instructors. YACM Teaching Artists truly inspire and unlock my child's musical ability."
– Tom Davies, Parent and Board Member
"My daughter has been with YACM for 10 years. She is a confident musician, actress and vocalist. Her best friends are here and they are great friends. It's not easy or inexpensive to study music but YACM makes it worth it."
–Christine Brockman, Parent and Board Member