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El Sistema Colorado Featured on KGNU Radio

KGNU radio spotlighted El Sistema Colorado during a one-hour radio documentary about Denver’s Children’s Corridor–a ground-breaking effort undertaken by the Piton Foundation to elevate the lives and futures of more than 35,000 at-risk youth in a 41 square mile area of north Denver and Aurora.  Click here to hear the radio show.

Year End Celebration!

Photographs by Brigid Mcauliffe and provided courtesy of The Piton Foundation.

Photographs by Brigid Mcauliffe and provided courtesy of The Piton Foundation.

On the heels of a successful fundraiser that raised $14,000, El Sistema Colorado presented its year-end concert, Saturday, May 12th at Garden Place Academy. All 100+ kindergartners and third graders performed together for a grand finale. Colorado Symphony Concertmaster, Yumi Hwang-Williams made a cameo appearance!

Thanks to the families who brought lunch, most especially Jesus Velazquez who generously provided delicious roasted chicken and potatoes for all 200 family members.

Thanks to all who helped make El Sistema Colorado’s beginning such a huge success.
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Photographs from El Sistema Colorado’s Performance at Su Teatro

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Photographs by Brigid Mcauliffe and provided courtesy of The Piton Foundation.