American Voices

American Voices is made possible by the support of people and organizations like you. Your gifts are much appreciated!

American Voices is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are deductible for Federal Income Tax purposes.

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Cultural Diplomacy

American Voices programming provides much-needed expertise and support to aspiring musicians, dancers and actors, as well as enhancing cultural understanding and communications among peoples and nations. For its cultural diplomacy work, the U.S. Center for Citizen Diplomacy (USCCD) selected American Voices as a “Best Practice Organization” in 2010.
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Inspiring Musicians

Follow the excitement as American Voices performs, connects and inspires around the globe. Experience the cultural diplomacy programming through news stories, photos, Facebook and Twitter updates and YouTube videos.
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YES Academies

The Youth Excellence on Stage (YES) Academies serve as American Voices’ flagship cultural engagement program
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American Music Abroad

In cooperation with the U.S. Department of State, American Voices arranges month-long, multi-country cultural exchange programs
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Introducing the Intermediate Orchestra class at YES Academy Kurdistan! Led by teaching artist Rob Diggins from Portland, the orchestra rehearses from 9:00 - 11:45 daily in advance of the final recital at the conclusion of the academy. Rob is one of 14 faculty from the US who are in Iraqi Kurdistan teaching for two weeks.

Help us continue supporting the students and teachers of YES Academy by donating to our Indiegogo campaign today - your donation brings music education to regions where education is often lacking or absent altogether. http://bit.ly/yes2017go
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YES Academy Kurdistan program highlight: Derek Beckvold leads the woodwinds class, conducting flute and clarinet players in both modern and classical music. They, along with our other programs, will be performing at the final concert on July 27th in Erbil. Thanks to teaching artists such as Derek, young musicians from across the region can receive musical training in a region where opportunities for music education are few. Stay tuned for continuing updates from our other programs! Learn more about our YES Academies: yesacademy.info ... See MoreSee Less

Rickochet (Rick Camargo, breakdance teacher) and DJ Nice Kicks (Mickey Davis from American Voices) were interviewed on Babylon FM this morning about the Hip Hop Bound - Dance Battle on Saturday at Family Mall Erbil! If you're in the area it will be replayed at 10:30 UTC+3 live on air. Erbil friends - don't forget to RSVP to the battle. ... See MoreSee Less

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2017 Updates

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2016 Updates

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2015 Updates

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“Top Ten Best Practices Organization”

U.S. Center for Citizen Diplomacy (USCCD)
2010

Where We’ve Been

Our Vision

To enrich the lives of people of all ages and ethnic backgrounds through cross-cultural and educational engagement.

To provide cultural exchange through the performing arts and education in nations emerging from conflict and isolation.

To help the international arts community to continue to learn, grow and connect through cultural diplomacy efforts.