In addition to our five orchestras, the DYAO has numerous education and outreach opportunities available to students and to the public.

Complimentary Ticket Program

DYAO’s complimentary ticket program provides opportunities for thousands of students and adults to attend our concerts throughout the season.  Free tickets are offered to social service groups, schools, senior centers, and other community centers. For more information on our complimentary ticket program, please contact us at [email protected] or (303) 433-2420.

Music Unexpected and Outreach

New in 2015-2016, Music Unexpected will bring small groups of DYAO students throughout the Denver Metro to perform free concerts in unexpected places. Stay tuned for more information. If you are interested in being a Music Unexpected location, please contact us at [email protected] or (303) 433-2420.

All Denver Young Artists Orchestra musicians perform individually or in ensemble for audiences around the Denver Metro area as part of their fulfillment of their Outreach Opportunity. If you would like to learn more about DYAO musician’s outreach performances, click here.

Group Strings

DYAO’s Group Strings program offers elementary students in public schools an introduction to the violin. For more information, click here.

Chamber Music

The Chamber Ensembles of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra are designed to enhance musicality through the study, rehearsal and performance of great works of chamber music in a diverse range of venues for both typical classical music audiences and underserved communities. Coaches for these ensembles are prominent Denver-area musicians, usually Colorado Symphony Orchestra members. A highly successful program on many accounts, DYAO continues to receive many requests for Chamber Ensemble performances from various organizations throughout the year. For more information on how to get involved with our chamber music program, contact Julie at [email protected]