about us


Impulse Youth Arts Organization (iYao) was established in the winter of 1998 with the purpose to bring fun and competitive productions to audiences throughout the world. Since it’s inception Impulse has taken a leading roll in training young people to be the  next generation of leaders in music education and throughout their respective industries.  In addition, iYao is proud to contribute to the rapidly growing world of pageantry arts for the millions of young performers in the region and has aided the establishment and growth of several competitive arts organizations in Southern California.

Mission Statement

Empowering young adults to grow as artists and leaders.

Impulse Youth Arts Organization is dedicated to growing young people into future leaders through the arts.  Our productions are built to push our performances to achieve the impossible.  We are committed to entertaining our audience while at the same time pushing to achieve new levels of competitive excellence.

DCI Division III World Championship

In 2006, Impulse Drum & Bugle Corps, having fewer than 60 members, moved to Division III and won the DCI Division III World Championship at Madison. The following year, DCI held its championships in Impulse's home state, where the corps earned another spot in the Division ll and lll finals placing 6th in Division lll finals in Pasadena, CA.

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