Youth on Record Fellows 2019-2020 with Molina Speaks and Brent Adams, Director of Programs
April 12, 2019

Youth on Record Fellowship Program: Cohort Three Off and Running

Youth on Record’s third class of Fellows brings new dimensions to the program. Cohorts one and two were predominantly male, and their musical and artistic interests revolved around rap and hip-hop. This new cohort brings gender diversity and a wide range of arts and aesthetics. Musically, there are...
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Beatboxing Lesson
March 21, 2019

Boots and Cats: An Intro to Beatboxing

Rocqet with students performing at the Pepsi Center before an event with Michelle Obama. One of the very first lessons I do with a new class is something I call “Boots and Cats: An Intro to Beatboxing” where we learn the history of beatboxing, the anatomy of a drum kit, beat patterns, and a...
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Students work on music during Open Lab
March 18, 2019

Open Lab is Open!

Isaiah F. learns to engineer a fellow student's session . Have you been to Open Lab ? Do you want to record your songs, practice your instrument, or learn to produce the next hit beat? If so, Youth on Record’s after school program Open Lab is the perfect spot for you. If you are a youth between the...
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The Trujillo Company (Robert Castro)
March 15, 2019

New Music Ambassador The Trujillo Company Wins Over Audiences, Donations

Ian Gassman
The Trujillo Company (photo by Robert Castro) The Trujillo Company is one of Youth on Record’s newest Platinum Music Ambassadors. Last year, the fledgling rock duo donated 100 percent of its earnings from performances at Globe Hall and Summit Music Hall, raising $1,200 for Youth on Record’s cause....
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Edwina Maben
March 7, 2019

Interview with artist, Edwina Maben

Interviewed by Mona Magno, a Teaching Artist and Program Lead of FEMpowered. Mona : I am here with a wonderful young woman, Edwina Maben. Edwina is a 20 year old from Philadelphia who is now currently studying Recording Art and Computer Science at the University of Colorado Denver. She has been a...
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Fuicelli & Lee
December 14, 2018

Fuicelli & Lee Supports YOR

Fuicelli & Lee recently made an extraordinary donation to Youth on Record. They contributed the funds in honor of a client who tragically lost his life, at age 30, in a car accident two years ago. Mitchell Vandenburg, born in Loveland, Colorado, had risen to a level of national fame as a musician...
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December 11, 2018

The Golden One

The Golden One , is a next level talent show/philanthropy exhibition. Students had to partner up with a non profit they were passionate about and Senior, Ben Berube picked Youth on Record. "Ben did an amazing job, and his passion for your organization was heartwarming to me as the club sponsor and...
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Amy G Injury Firm
December 6, 2018

Amy G Injury Firm is sponsoring a family in need

Do you know a family that could use some extra holiday cheer? Nominate a deserving family today to be sponsored by Amy G Injury Firm for the holiday season. As part of the firm’s initiative to give back to the community in Aurora and Denver, Amy G Injury Firm is happy to announce its second annual...
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Trauma-Informed Music Education
November 1, 2018

Trauma-Informed Music Education

Trauma-Informed Music Education: Why and how to create a trauma-informed classroom Professional Development Session One: Thursday, September 20th, 2018 We asked Teaching Artist Mona Magno to share her feedback on the first PDU that Youth on Record offered, here is what she took away from the first...
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Big Gigantic Mac Computer Lab
August 15, 2018

Why Big Gigantic chooses to support Youth on Record

Genesis / Marketing Intern
Youth on Record: Why did you guys choose to donate money to Youth on Record? Big Gigantic : “We LOVE what YOR is doing for kids in Colorado that don’t have access to music programs!” Youth on Record: Why do you guys believe in helping nonprofits like Youth on Record? Big Gigantic: “We started our...
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