ums podcast
November 16, 2022

Official Underground Music Showcase Podcast Released, Produced by Talented Youth Interns

Underground at the Showcase is the official podcast of the Underground Music Showcase (UMS) released live on November 16, 2022. The exclusive podcast features 14 entertaining episodes of interview content with this past summer’s UMS performers. Recorded live at Mutiny Information Cafe and hosted by...
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yor classroom
November 14, 2022

Listen: Powerful Student Projects from the YOR Classroom!

This school year, Youth on Record’s Teaching Artists are instructing in classrooms at nine different schools, supporting thousands of students each week. YOR’s classes are taught entirely by local, community musicians and music educators who are teaching and learning together to improve student...
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meet the teaching artists
November 4, 2022

New Hire Q&A: Meet Youth on Record’s New Teaching Artists!

The Youth on Record team has been growing! Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce you to the new faces on our staff who are excited to be supporting and advancing Youth on Record’s mission. Meet Assétou Xango, Teaching Artist Q: What creative outlet or expression is bringing you joy lately? A:...
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andrea viarrial-murphy
November 1, 2022

Youth on Record Names Andrea Viarrial-Murphy Deputy Director

Youth on Record (YOR) is excited to announce that Andrea Viarrial-Murphy has been named Deputy Director. Viarrial-Murphy, who has historic family lineage in La Alma (where YOR is headquartered), began her tenure with the organization in 2010 as a board member and served as the Vice Chair of the...
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michael bracy
October 18, 2022

Youth on Record Team Welcomes Senior Advisor Michael Bracy

Youth on Record (YOR) is excited to announce that Michael Bracy will be joining the team in the role of Senior Advisor. As YOR’s Senior Advisor, Bracy will provide extensive industry expertise as the organization grows. As a partner in the public-government affairs firm Bracy Tucker Brown, Bracy has...
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haley cc melissa
September 29, 2022

New Staff Q&A: Meet Youth on Record’s New Visibility Manager, Director of Business and Culture, and Operations Manager/Executive Assistant

The Youth on Record team has been growing! Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce you to the new faces on our staff who are excited to be supporting and advancing Youth on Record’s mission. Meet Haley Witt, Visibility Manager Q: Tell us why you chose to work at Youth on Record? What drew you to...
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generation collaboration
September 14, 2022

Youth on Record and Colorado Young Leaders Collaborate on Podcast: Local Youth and Community Leaders Join Forces to Explore Racism, Equity, Higher Education

Generation Collaboration is a youth-led podcast focusing on stories of leadership and change throughout Colorado. Hosts and local high school students Brayden and Sonakshi guide listeners through conversations with community leaders in Denver. In each episode, Brayden and Sonakshi connect with local...
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July 27, 2022

Re-Imagining the Green Room: Introducing the UMS Artist Care Lounge

We want artists in our community to be healthy – mentally, emotionally, and physically. And this effort starts in the green room. To provide access to rest, resources, and community, we're re-imagining what a green room experience ought to look like! The UMS Artist Care Lounge is (we hope!) the...
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The NAMM Show 2022
June 21, 2022

My Experience at the NAMM Show 2022

We're proud to share that Youth on Record Audio Arts Innovator Jelie Jones was invited to speak at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show 2022 this past June. She was a panelist in a session called, "What's It Like Out There? Insights From Recent Music Program Graduates." She shares...
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Block Party
June 1, 2022

Youth on Record Celebrates the 8th Annual Block Party

ABOUT THE BLOCK PARTY: Youth on Record's Block Party and Community Celebration will bring together close to a thousand community members on June 11th for a day-long youth-led music festival. This is a Youth Led and Youth Designed event with support from Youth on Record (YOR) Staff. The event will...
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