Brackets for Goood
February 22, 2018

Brackets for Good and Youth on Record Team Up!

Youth on Record has been selected from more than 2128 charitable organizations across the country to compete in Brackets For Good 2018 . Starting Friday, March 9, Youth on Record will rally supporters to advance in an online single-elimination bracket-style fundraising tournament with a grand prize...
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Music Ambassador Youth on Record
February 14, 2018

YOUTH ON RECORD ANNOUNCES MUSIC AMBASSADOR PROGRAM

YOUTH ON RECORD ANNOUNCES MUSIC AMBASSADOR PROGRAM The Music Ambassador program showcases how artists contribute to YOR DENVER, CO, February 14th, 2018 -- Youth on Record (YOR) launched their Music Ambassador program at the beginning of 2018. Their goal is to have 100 dedicated artists contributing...
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Cover art of 303 Music Vol. 1
February 7, 2018

For the Record: 303 Magazine + Vinyl Me, Please collaboration release

Cory Phare
On the surface, the idea sounds straightforward: Release a vinyl album with Colorado musicians, benefiting a Colorado nonprofit . But dig a little deeper, and you start to understand the transformative power that creativity can have on a place. “When we started, we really wanted it to be a community...
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Brent Adams
December 27, 2017

Brent Adams

We asked Brent to write a few words about his new position with Youth on Record: I am writing you as the newly hired Director of Programs at Youth on Record, a statement which, when stated out-loud, fills me with an overwhelming joy and sense of purpose. For those of you who are yet to know me well...
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A full taproom at the Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project
December 22, 2017

Doing well by doing good

Cory Phare
Travel, like music, opens minds and hearts. Add beer into the mix, and you’ve got a recipe for combining inspired expression with sustainable growth that benefits both people and place. Plus, you know, delicious beer. That’s the ethos behind The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project , one of the participa...
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Jason zumBrunnen from Ratio Beerworks, holding a glass of beer
December 11, 2017

"The fabric of the city"

Cory Phare
When it comes to pairings, beer and music are a natural fit. “Music isn’t just a hobby, but a positive escape to do something different and meaningful,” said Jason zumBrunnen, Brewmaster at Ratio Beerworks . “It’s an emotional response that motivates other areas of your life, too.” He should know. A...
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Arvada West's vocal showcase, from which several choir groups raised funds for Youth on Record
December 1, 2017

Fund-raising their voices for the cause

Cory Phare
Arvada West choir members perform at a recent choir vocal showcase. When Elena Naccarato, President of Arvada West High School ’s choir leadership team, was tasked at finding a nonprofit partner for their fundraising drive, her mother’s recommendation of Youth on Record was a natural fit. “I know a...
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Graphic designer and musician Levi Wharton
November 24, 2017

Volunteer Profile: Levi Wharton

Cory Phare
You know what’s great? That moment when it all comes together, from individual ideas into a coherent statement, expressed through the vehicle of music. In other words, a song. “It’s so fun to see kids eager to learn about playing and producing their own songs,” said Levi Wharton, volunteer with Yout...
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Volunteers at a Westword event
November 7, 2017

Partner Profile: Interview with Westword's Will Wytias-Sobel

Cory Phare
From the recent Feast event to the annual staples of Tacolandia and the music showcase that bears its name, Westword and Youth on Record’s collaborative relationship has blossomed these past two years – with the city’s residents as beneficiaries. It makes sense, as both organizations are committed t...
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Video company Telideo shooting Youth On Record student inside the YOR studio
September 8, 2017

Lights... Camera... Rockstars!

Cory Phare
As we sit sipping drinks on a local brewery’s patio, Jurassic 5 comes over the speakers, and the conversation turns to the power of audio. “Music plays an important role in how people stay engaged with anything, really,” says Peter Horton, co-founder of Denver video production company Telideo. “Vari...
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