Thirty-Nine Musical Arts Organizations Convene To Examine The Future Of Music Education And Access In Denver

October 3-4 event examined equitable access to youth music education in Denver

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The Denver Young Artists Orchestra, the Colorado Symphony, and El Sistema Colorado hosted the first-ever Denver Music Education Convening on October 3 and 4, 2019. The convening saw thirty-nine organizations present including Denver Public Schools, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, SCFD, Universities, and numerous Not for Profit 501(c)3 Organizations. The goal of the convening was to identify and implement actions that increase equity, diversity, and inclusivity for Denver youth music education in a transformational, measurable, and sustainable manner.

Colorado Symphony To Unveil Enhanced Four Screen Experience For 2019/20 Movie At The Symphony Concerts

In conjunction with Denver Arts & Venues, additional screens and prominent placement will enhance audience viewing experience

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The Colorado Symphony will unveil a new four screen visual experience for their Movie at the Symphony performances during the 2019/20 season. The upgraded screen setup, which was made possible through collaboration with Denver Arts & Venues, puts four screens directly over the Boettcher Concert Hall stage, giving every patron seated throughout the theatre in the round an incredible, theatrical experience.

Colorado Symphony To Present Renée Fleming: Music And The Mind

Lecture program will explore the power of music on health and neuroscience

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The Colorado Symphony will proudly present Renée Fleming: Music and the Mind at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus with featured speaker Dr. Chris Filley of the Marcus Institute for Brain Health on November 12, 2019. This lecture is not a theatrical or vocal performance by Renée Fleming. 

Presenting Colorado Symphony Associate Board And Crescendo Society: Young Professionals Of The Colorado Symphony

Reorganized young professionals group will cultivate a community that engages, inspires, and connects young professionals with the CSA while developing future philanthropic and non-profit leaders in the greater Colorado community

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The Colorado Symphony has announced a reorganized Associate Board and Young Professional group — the Crescendo Society — debuting for the 2019/20 concert season. The Associate Board provides an environment for engaged young professionals to learn leadership, development, and non-profit management skills, network with their peers and other business and community leaders, and support a sustainable, professional symphony orchestra for the Colorado community. The Crescendo Society is a collective of Young Professionals, concert-enthusiasts, and philanthropists engaged in the community to support and promote the Colorado Symphony.

Colorado Symphony To Honor Legendary Bassist Charlie Burrell

“The Jackie Robinson of Classical Music” turns 99 on October 4, 2019

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The Colorado Symphony will celebrate the 99th birthday of legendary double bassist Charles “Charlie” Burrell on October 4, 2019 during their performance of Tchaikovsky’s 4th Symphony, commemorating the 70th anniversary of his debut.  Burrell, who started his orchestral career with the then Denver Symphony in 1949, was the first African-American to receive a permanent contract with a major American symphony and is often referred to as “the Jackie Robinson of Classical Music”.