Beatboxing Lesson
March 21, 2019

Boots and Cats: An Intro to Beatboxing

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 sprinkling of mic technique. I love being able to do this with my classes towards the beginning...
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Students work on music during Open Lab
March 18, 2019

Open Lab is Open!

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 ages of 14 and 20 you can join our program. Every Friday...
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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 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. As frontman Mike Trujillo knows, a good rock...
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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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Odell Brewing Co
July 31, 2018

Odell Brewing RiNo Brewhouse supports Youth on Record

Genesis / Marketing Intern
Youth on Record: Why did your business decide to choose Youth on Record as the non-profit they give back to for July? Karla Baise - “I think that we have enjoyed a longer relationship with Youth on Record because some of the events that Youth on Record has been on. Someone reached out a while back...
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