Member Spotlight - The Academy Winter Youth Guard
The Academy Youth Guard
Under the umbrella of The Arizona Academy of the Performing Arts, The Academy Youth Guard is embarking on its 16th year of activity. This program is designed for elementary & middle school students, ages 5-14. This activity prepares students for high school guard programs or marching bands by introducing them to the basics of colorguard, dance, marching, and drill learning.
The Academy Winter Youth Guard will be fielding 2 ensembles, performing in the WGAZ Virtual Small Group season. The Academy Youth Guard Yellow will consist of performers ages 5-9, and The Academy Youth Guard Red will consist of performers 10-13. Under the direction of Jamie Warhus, The Academy Winter and Summer Youth Guards have continued to thrive. The summer youth guard consists of performers ages 5-14. Interested in The Academy Summer Youth Guard? Keep an eye out for updates here!