Lauren O'Connor is an oboist from the Young Artists Orchestra and a member of the graduating class of 2021!
Saloni Dangre is a violist in YAO and a member of the graduating Class of 2021!
DYAO has established the YMF Awards for Concerto Competition Winners thanks to an $85K donation by the Young Musicians Foundation of Colorado (YMF).
Check out our feature on Mile High Living with Gina Belich, where our Executive Director talks about Chamber Serenades and featuring one of the winners of the 2020 Wind Concerto Competition, Hana Flood.
Tori Rognerud and Hana Flood were selected the winners of this season's YAO Wind Concerto Competition.
Maestro Wes Kenney is bestowed prestigious honor by The American Prize.
The Denver Young Artists Orchestra is the Winner of the 2020 American Prize Ernst Bacon Memorial Award in the youth/school ensemble division.
On the latest installment of A Day in the Life of DYAO, Amelia chats with Conservatory Orchestra Conductor Joel Schut.
Eliot Hodges is a cellist with YAO and a member of the Class of 2020!
Anouk Schembri is a cellist with the Conservatory Orchestra and a member of the Class of 2020!
Daniel Chouinard is a cellist with YAO and a member of the Class of 2020!
Karen Cheng is a violist with YAO and member of the graduated Class of 2020!
DYAO has been selected as a National Finalist for two awards by The American Prize.
Dr. Joel Schut joins the DYAO Family!
Natalie Angstadt is a violinist with YAO and a member of the Class of 2020.
Christina Johnson is violinist with YAO and a member of the Class of 2020!
Mary Beth Ervin is a violinist with YAO and a member of the Class of 2020.
Owen Eichenseer is a horn player with YAO and a member of the Class of 2020.
Cole Toothaker is a horn player in YAO and a member of the Class of 2020!
Elissa Volling is a violist with YAO and a member of the Class of 2020!
A Day in the Life of DYAO gives you a glimpse into the inner workings of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra. You will hear from staff, both artistic and administrative, as well as alumini and current students who are part of the DYAO legacy.
Lily Primus is a harpist with YAO and a member of the Class of 2020!
Lauren Bensaid is a violinist with YAO and a member of the graduating Class of 2020!
Lauren Oeser is a violinist with YAO and a member of the graduating Class of 2020!
Bryan Hartigan is a violinist with YAO and a member of the graduating Class of 2020.
Ayla Lantz is a flute player with YAO and a member of the graduating Class of 2020!
Dane Lee is a cello player with YAO and a member of the graduating Class of 2020!
Evangelina Maeda is a violin player with YAO and a member of the graduating Class of 2020.
The Denver Young Artists Orchestra goes digital to continue offering orchestra rehearsals as well as valuable educational opportunities
Frank Luna is a bass player with the YAO and member of the graduating Class of 2020!
Congratulations Victoria on an amazing performance in the Annual DYAO Concerto Competition!
Here at DYAO, we are working hard to address the short term needs and impact that COVID-19 is having on our educational programs and the community. In order to comply with CDC and local government regulations, we need to extend our programming suspension through the end of our regular season. This means both of our spring concerts will, unfortunately, be canceled. Our orchestra rehearsals and our upcoming gala will continue online with an adjusted format.
The Denver Young Artists Orchestra just received notification that the Colorado Symphony Association is postponing the remaining 2019/20 Season concerts and events through May 11, 2020, including DYAO’s April YAO concert, in an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. All ticket holders will be notified directly of the postponement via email and offered a variety of options concerning their tickets. We are not yet sure if it will be possible to reschedule this performance but will keep you informed as we know more. We will also be announcing online content and programming shortly.
You are cordially invited to the Standing Ovation “From Home Fundraiser” Gala!
The Denver Young Artists Orchestra cordially invites you to stay home, watch TV, and enjoy a night off in the comfort of your home. In light of COVID-19, DYAO is doing our part to help keep our neighbors and community safe. Rather than throwing the fundraiser of the year, we decided that helping foster the futures of young musicians could be possible from home. Rather than spending funds on...
Congratulations to Conservatory Orchestra Concerto Competition Winner, Corvina Graham. She is an incredibly talented flute player and member of the Conservatory Orchestra. Be sure to join us at Solos in the Spotlight for her performance on Sunday, May 3rd at the Denver First Church of the Nazarene.
Decision made to temporarily suspend DYAO orchestra rehearsals during the period of March 13-March 30, 2020.
The Denver Young Artists Orchestra is committed to the health and safety of everyone involved with DYAO. We are monitoring global, state-wide and local authorities related to the Coronavirus or COVID-19. Please read this news article for current updates.
Three Young Artists Orchestra student accepted into the National Youth Orchestra of the USA!
Congratulations to Lily Primus! Lily is the winner of the 2020 Young Artists Orchestra Concerto Competition.
In their upcoming collaboration with the Colorado Symphony on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Boettcher Concert Hall, the musicians of both orchestras will join forces side-by-side. This annual partnership, is not just pros and young musicians sitting side-by-side, it is the transference of knowledge from one generation to the next. Imagine being a basketball player and getting to play in the same game with Michael Jordan, this is the experience for the musicians of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra when they perform with the musicians of the Colorado Symphony.
The Taste of Tango program is delightful from start to finish and our artists can't wait to share this performance with you. A collaboration with Parsol Arts and Tango Colorado will feature brilliant dancers Lorita Travoglia and Mauro Romo. Here is the inside scoop on the selections...
The artists of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra are collaborators making musical waves.
Arianna Tullis is the winner of the 2019 Wind Concerto Competition!
The DYAO is thrilled to announce Lori Sims as our guest pianist on Sunday, November 17. She will be performing the Clara Schumann Piano Concerto with the Conservatory Orchestra.
The opening concert for Conservatory Orchestra and String Ensemble is right around the corner! Be sure to get your subscription today and save!
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