Profile shot of Envy Alo
April 23, 2017

Drink, Drank, Funk: Envy Alo and Beer for YOR

Cory Phare
Boulder-based funksters Envy Alo know how to get people to move their feet. And this Friday, you should shuffle yours down to their set at Crazy Mountain Brewing , where $1 from every beer goes to Youth on Record. With the opportunity to drink great brews for a great cause, we caught up with keyboar...
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Black & white image of Andy 'Rok' Guerrero
March 22, 2017

From piracy to prosperity: The opportunity of digital music distribution

Cory Phare
It’s undeniable that digital distribution has come a long way from the swashbuckling days of its Napster pirate infancy. According to Denver music staple Andy “Rok” Guerrero , that’s a good thing. “Anybody, anywhere can be their own record label and put out music,” said the co-founder of both Flobot...
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Kimberly Ming
March 15, 2017

Why I teach at YOR

Kimberly Ming , Partner Artist I teach at Youth on Record because of these young souls, they have knowledge and experiences that often go untold. I teach at Youth on Record because of the people around me, You see the students and the staff have become my family. I teach because we all need a remind...
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The Hollow
January 12, 2017

Let's Hear it for The Hollow!

The Hollow jumped on board to raise money for Youth on Record for Colorado Gives Day, December 6th, 2016. Not only were they the band who raised the most money, they participated in the video challenge as well, check it out here. As a result in their fundraising efforts, The Hollow won 4 hours of re...
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Black Shirt Brewing
January 12, 2017

Shout Out Black Shirt Brewing!

Shout out to Black Shirt Brewing Company !! They raised $463 with the Give the Gift of Music Campaign! This money will go directly back into our Programs to 1000 students we are serving every year! Thank you for your amazing support and commitment to the work we are doing in the community. Black Shi...
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Volunteer
December 28, 2016

YOR Recognizes Rock Star Volunteers!

We are so grateful for the amazing volunteers who have come into the Youth on Record family over the past few years. I truly believe that volunteers can be the back bone to an organization. We have implemented a tradition to not only acknowledge and recognize our outstanding volunteers, but to celeb...
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Artopia
December 12, 2016

Westword Presents ARTopia 2017

Westword Presents ARTOPIA 2017 An Evening of Denver's Best Artists, Musicians and Designers Artopia, our annual celebration of art, culture and fashion, is taking it to the streets in 2017. On Saturday, February 25, City Hall will be the site of the artiest party of the year. While they sample cockt...
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Poetry Slam
August 16, 2016

Denver to host National Poetry Slam 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Suzi Q. Smith, Executive Director, Poetry Slam Inc. 2017 National Poetry Slam Coming to Denver 720-985-7128 executivedirector@poetryslam.com www.poetryslam.com Denver to host National Poetry Slam 2017 August 16, 2016 – In 2015, Denver was selected through a competitive...
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YOR Logo
August 8, 2016

Robust evaluation redesign of our programming...

The YOR team recently completed a robust evaluation redesign of our programming. These results are being shared publicly online and in our annual reports, and are specifically provided to our partners, funders and potential new client markets. Sample results include the fact that 77% of YOR students...
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August 3, 2016

48 different acts in 36 hours. That’s a lot of UMS.

Cory Phare
48 different acts in 36 hours. That’s a lot of UMS. The 2016 chapter of the Underground Music Showcase may be history, but the sonic residue (among other detritus) is still ringing in the ears down South Broadway between 5th and Alameda. Celebrating its 16th anniversary, the UMS has grown into the l...
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