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...
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Sofar Denver
October 25, 2017

Youth on Record hosts a Sofar event!

On October 21st, 2017, Youth on Record hosted a Sofar event at the Youth Media Studio. View all Photos here Wildflowers performing "Best Mistake" at Sofar Denver on October 21st, 2017
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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....
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August 8, 2017

Big Gigantic Teams up with Youth on Record

BIG GIGANTIC TEAMS UP WITH ABLETON & NATIVE INSTRUMENTS TO GIVE BACK TO DENVER STUDENTS Colorado duo Big Gigantic has announced plans for A Big Gigantic Difference Foundation's 2017 charity project partnering with Denver's Youth on Record (YOR) with donations from Ableton and Native Instruments. All...
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Profile shot of Envy Alo
April 23, 2017

Drink, Drank, Funk: Envy Alo and Beer for YOR

Cory Phare
Boulder-based funksters Envy Alo know how to get people to move their feet. And this Friday, you should shuffle yours down to their set at Crazy Mountain Brewing, where $1 from every beer goes to Youth on Record. With the opportunity to drink great brews for a great cause, we caught up with...
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Black & white image of Andy 'Rok' Guerrero
March 22, 2017

From piracy to prosperity: The opportunity of digital music distribution

Cory Phare
It’s undeniable that digital distribution has come a long way from the swashbuckling days of its Napster pirate infancy. According to Denver music staple Andy “Rok” Guerrero, that’s a good thing. “Anybody, anywhere can be their own record label and put out music,” said the co-founder of both Flobots...
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Kimberly Ming
March 15, 2017

Why I teach at YOR

Kimberly Ming, Partner Artist I teach at Youth on Record because of these young souls, they have knowledge and experiences that often go untold. I teach at Youth on Record because of the people around me, You see the students and the staff have become my family. I teach because we all need a...
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The Hollow
January 12, 2017

Let's Hear it for The Hollow!

The Hollow jumped on board to raise money for Youth on Record for Colorado Gives Day, December 6th, 2016. Not only were they the band who raised the most money, they participated in the video challenge as well, check it out here. As a result in their fundraising efforts, The Hollow won 4 hours of...
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Black Shirt Brewing
January 12, 2017

Shout Out Black Shirt Brewing!

Shout out to Black Shirt Brewing Company!! They raised $463 with the Give the Gift of Music Campaign! This money will go directly back into our Programs to 1000 students we are serving every year! Thank you for your amazing support and commitment to the work we are doing in the community. Black...
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December 28, 2016

YOR Recognizes Rock Star Volunteers!

We are so grateful for the amazing volunteers who have come into the Youth on Record family over the past few years. I truly believe that volunteers can be the back bone to an organization. We have implemented a tradition to not only acknowledge and recognize our outstanding volunteers, but to...
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