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May 6, 2019

Colorado Symphony Announces 2019/20 Education Programs


Media Contact:
Nick Dobreff, Manager of Publicity and Community Relations
616.485.3913 (m) – 303.308.2477 (o)

Colorado students will have the opportunity to enjoy music from Beethoven, Brahms, Wagner, Haydn, and more at six youth concerts from November 19-February 12

May 6, 2019 – Denver, CO – The Colorado Symphony has announced their 2019/20 Season MusiCurious Youth Education Programs with a yearlong focus on Beethoven’s 250th Birthday Celebration in 2020.

Students will have the opportunity to take part in one of six youth concerts conducted by Assistant Conductor Bertie Baigent. Concert dates are November 19, 2019, with remaining events in 2020; January 15, January 28, January 29, February 11, February 12. All concerts will feature music from Beethoven, Haydn, Brahms, Wagner, Elgar, Berlioz, among others.

The 2019/20 MusicCurious Season will also see the return of other beloved programs including Petite Musique, Sensory Friendly Concerts and open rehearsals at Boettcher Concert Hall. Additional in school programs are also available. For a complete list of Colorado Symphony MusiCurious programs, click here.

“The Colorado Symphony is committed to educating the next generation of musicians,” said Chief Artistic Officer Tony Pierce. “This organization and our musicians believe strongly in the transformative power of music and we’re so grateful to the many generous donors and foundations who make these education programs possible.”

Colorado Symphony Educations programs are bought to you through the generous support donors and foundations including Mr. Anthony and Mrs. Nancy Accetta, Ralph L. and Florence R. Burgess Trust, The Denver Post Community Foundation, Dresner Foundation, Evan D. Ela-Collins Cockrel & Cole, P.C., Fine Arts Foundation, Joan M. French, The Fries Foundation, Genesee Mountain Foundation, Mr. Jason Golden, Mr. Billy Harris and Ms. Linda Purcell, HHSB Family Fund, Ms. Maria D. Irivarren, Liberty Global Inc., Malone Family Foundation, Margulf Foundation, Henry B. Mohr, Ms. Cintra Pollack, Schramm Foundation, Scientific & Cultural Collaborative, Strengthening Neighborhoods Fund, Symphony Kids Rock, Verizon Wireless, Walter Family Foundation, and The Nancy S. & Earl L. Wright Foundation.

Reservations for MusicCurious programs can be made beginning August 1, 2019 at For more information about Colorado Symphony MusiCurious Youth Programs, please visit or email


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The 2019/20 Colorado Symphony Season is presented by Bonfils-Stanton Foundation. Support also provided by: The Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), 9News, United Airlines, the Colorado Symphony Guild, Arrow, Bank of America, and Macy’s, Inc.

Tickets to Colorado Symphony events are available online at, by phone at 303.623.7876, and in person at the Boettcher Concert Hall Box Office, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1000 14th Street. The Box Office is open Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, noon – 6 p.m.; and two hours prior to each performance.

One of the leading orchestras in the United States, the Colorado Symphony Association is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) organization performing more than 150 concerts annually at Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver and across Colorado. Led by Music Director Brett Mitchell, the Colorado Symphony is home to eighty full-time musicians, representing more than a dozen nations, and regularly welcomes the most celebrated artists from the world of symphonic music and beyond. In the last year, the Colorado Symphony served nearly 233,000 people attending live performances at concert and non-traditional venues throughout Colorado’s Front Range. In addition, over 265,000 people listen to the Colorado Symphony through Colorado Public Radio’s live broadcasts of classical content featuring concert recordings, in-studio performances of individual musicians and small ensembles, and live streaming of interviews and performances with artists. Recognized as an incubator of innovation, creativity, and excellence, the Colorado Symphony continually expands its reach through education, outreach, and programming. The Colorado Symphony partners with the state’s leading musical artists, cultural organizations, corporations, foundations, sports teams, and individuals to expose diverse audiences to the transformative power of music. To learn more, visit