Taylor Yoon playing cello 2019 YAIR Taylor Yoon

Learn more: Young Artist in Residence

All Classical Portland’s Young Artists In Residence (YAIR) program is designed to foster creative growth for emerging artists. During the residency, young musicians will enjoy the opportunities to expand and deepen engagement with audiences as well as with other musicians and composers through All Classical Portland’s expansive network.

All Classical Portland’s 2022 Young Artist in Residence application period ended on February 28, 2022. The new YAIR will be announced in April 2022! Read on for more information about this annual opportunity.

YAIR Natalie Tan

2020 YAIR Natalie Tan

As Young Artist in Resident, you can:

  • appear on an episode of Thursdays @ Three, All Classical Portland’s weekly live broadcast performance series
  • perform at various All Classical Portland events, such as special recitals or open houses
  • write for the station’s website and social media platforms
  • enjoy access to the recording facilities and digital archives of All Classical Portland
  • receive a financial scholarship to assist in projects and continued studies


  • Must be between ages 13 and 20 at the time of application; If under age 18, consent of parent or guardian is required
  • Must play an instrument and/or compose, and have a strong interest in classical music
  • The 6 month residency runs April through September; time commitment is approximately 2-4 hours per month


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