road to joy 2016

On Thursday, June 16th, all 54 of our YONA students performed on-stage at the Winspear Centre with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and Kokopelli's Shumayela choir

Check out these photos from backstage that evening - as usual, the kids (and adults!) were very excited and a little bit nervous (at YONA we call that "nervouscited!").  Despite emotions running high, everyone did a fantastic job.

This fundraising event raised over $150,000, which will help sustain the YONA program into the future.  Thank you to everyone who attended for your support!

 

post by Alyssa Paterson, YONA Manager
photos by Carmyn Joy Effa

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