Levi Double U
October 16, 2019

Get to know Music Ambassador Levi Double U

Tell us about your artist name? Levi Double U came from my original (and current) Instagram handle. When I was thinking about what I wanted to call myself as an artist, I struggled coming up with anything. I don’t really remember what made me think to use the random handle I came up with more than...
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YOR Teaching Artist, Mona Magno
October 14, 2019

Meet Mona Magno

Mona Magno wears a few different hats at Youth on Record. She runs the YOR girls program, FEMpowered, she is a Teaching Artist and she is the Co-Host on the My Youth on Record podcast. Outside of her work at YOR she is a songwriter who leads her own band under the name, Monalicious . She had been...
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Michelle Rocqet
September 17, 2019

Meet Teaching Artist, Michelle Rocqet

Michelle Rocqet is a Teaching Artist with Youth on Record, a member of Denver-based band The Milk Blossoms, and holds a B.S. in Music with a double emphasis in Commercial Vocal Performance and Recording Arts from CU Denver. photo by Stephanie Mathena Who has had a big impact on you becoming a...
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Jesus Rodriguez
September 9, 2019

The Impact of Professional Development

As a programs coordinator at Youth on Record I get the privilege to interact with youth on a daily basis and support them in their self/artist development. Being a lead for our after school program called Open Lab brings the opportunity to connect and communicate with youth in a way that they might...
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Stephen Brackett
September 5, 2019

Youth on Record Hires Flobots’ “Brer Rabbit,” aka, Stephen Brackett, as Director of Special Programs

Youth on Record is excited to announce that Stephen Brackett has officially joined their staff, rounding-out their exceptional team of eight full-time and two part-time employees – most of whom, like Brackett, are professional musicians. Brackett served on YOR’s Board of Directors since the...
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FEMpowered Mixtape Vol. 1
September 3, 2019

FEMpowered Mixtape Vol. 1 - now available on Bandcamp!

Check out the FEMpowered Mixtape Vol. 1 - now available on Bandcamp! This collaborative project is the final product of a summer long deep dive into writing, recording and releasing music professionally. The participants of FEMpowered wrote new songs, collaborated with each other and collectively...
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Eli Lynch
August 23, 2019

Human #1 vs Human #2 part 2

As you may, or may not have guessed, Human #1 is Tupac Shakur. Human #2: Tupac Shakur As you may, or may not have guessed, Human #2 is also Tupac Shakur. This has, in fact been, a tale of 2 Pacs—all of the information presented in both versions of his story is true. I imagine that you have heard of...
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Human #1
August 20, 2019

Human #1 vs Human #2 part 1

I’d like to tell you the 2 true tales of humans who lived in a similar place and time. For now, we’ll simply call them ‘Human #1’ and ‘Human #2.’ Or, #HumanONE & #HumanTWO if you prefer. Human #1 was born in Harlem, NY, and later moved to Baltimore, MD with his mother. began his artistic training...
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Mixed Meadows
August 16, 2019

Youth on Record Fellowship Showcase at Denver Art Society, First Friday in September

Denver Art Society 734 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204 September 6, 2019, 6-8PM Eight fellows from Cohort 3 have completed the Youth on Record fellowship program, and are competing for awards ranging from $1000 to $2000 to put towards their creative projects and dreams. Their creativity will be on...
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Music Videos
August 7, 2019

The Art of The Music Video

This past academic year, I got the opportunity to participate in a pilot program called Side by Side Teaching. The concept is to pair a Denver Public School Educator with a Youth on Record Teaching Artist and co-teach a class. Through this program we learn our individual strengths as educators and...
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