There’s never a better time to try out a class then during our Mini Session! Classes range from 3 – 5 weeks and feature everything from creating tiny elf houses to putting on a mini production of A Christmas Carol! So whether it’s making mosaics or crafting clay – you’ll be sure to find something for every artist and every… Read more →
On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, the Yocum Institute for Arts Education broke ground on a new building, located at 3000 Penn Avenue in Spring Township. The new, 20,000 square foot building, originally a knitting mill and warehouse, was purchased in June at $750,000 and will undergo a $4.3 million renovation. The Yocum Institute currently has 60% of the funds raised,… Read more →
Fall Class Registration Is Now Open! 2017 Fall Class registration is now OPEN. You may register online by clicking here, or by calling 610-376-1576. To see the full brochure (PDF format) please click here. We look forward to seeing you in class!
Please join the Berks Piano Quartet for these three amazing performances in and around the Berks County Area! BERKS PIANO QUARTET WITH THE YOCUM BALLET COMPANIES Sunday, April 23, 3:00 pm Lincoln Park United Methodist Church 1 Carlisle Avenue, Reading, PA BERKS PIANO QUARTET AT THE KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY PIANO PALOOZA A gala Steinway concert including University piano ensembles and… Read more →
The annual Berks Jazz Fest is presented by the Berks Arts Council and will be held March 31 to April 9, 2017. This year, Yocum Institute is excited to participate in the Berks Jazz Fest with five, incredible shows. The Fisherman and His Wife will be performed Friday, March 24 (7:00 PM) and Saturday, March 25 (2:00 and 7:00 PM) at the Miller… Read more →
2017 Winter Class registration is now OPEN. You may register online by clicking here, or by calling 610-376-1576. To see the full brochure (PDF format) please click here. We look forward to seeing you in class!
Join the worldwide #GivingTuesday movement and the local #GivingTuesdayBerks effort to help redefine the giving spirit this holiday season! Visit our donation page and make a difference! Don’t forget to post about it so that you can inspire others to do the same. Donating in someone’s name is a great idea for a holiday gift this year. Why give? Think Long… Read more →
Live at Yocum: Harold Lopez-Nussa Trio Sunday, October 16, 2016 5:00 Pre-Show Reception 6:00 PM Performance Cuban jazz pianist Harold López-Nussa has attained the kind of international recognition that most musicians could only dream of — first place at the Montreux Jazz Festival’s solo piano competition, a performance at Paris’s legendary Olympia, yearly North American and European tours, and five… Read more →
September 7 & 10, 2016 Maybe you have seen Yocum’s exciting “Berks Piano Quartet” featuring four young virtuosos playing on two pianos – well, here is where it starts! Come and join an easy level ensemble. You must be a piano student (about book 2 or later) taking from any teacher in the area. This is a wonderful opportunity to… Read more →
Berks Piano Quartet Performances BERKS PIANO QUARTET SEASON FINALE Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 3:00pm Yocum Institute for Arts Education 1100 Belmont Ave, Wyomissing, PA 2015-16 Berks Piano Quartet, from left: Alexia Forsythe, 15 (21st Century Cyber Charter School); Hannah Pierre, 14 (home schooled); Emily Gao, 11, (Schuylkill Valley Middle School); Colleen Gieringer, 13 (Wyomissing Jr. High School). In 2012,… Read more →