YOBC is a non-profit educational organization, registered as a 501[c]3 organization with the IRS to accept tax-deductable contributions. Donations from alumni, parents, and Foundations make many things possible, including special events (such as the Washington Sax Quartet in 2008), need-based scholarships for tuition and private music lessons, and capital equipment (instruments, music).  Please consider adding YOBC to your charitable giving program - and please speak to your employer about matching gift programs and/or their support for arts education. Thank you.