Highlights from the Past

Memorable special Performances

We Have traveled Near and Far

In our 30-year history, the choirs of Young Voices of Colorado have been honored to perform at many notable local and regional events. Below are highlights of those memorable special performances.

• Opening Day of Denver International Airport
• Inauguration of Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper
• Carnegie Hall in New York City
• Tan Dun’s Symphony of Peace with Lamont Orchestra
• Celebration of Peace with Up With People
• National Anthem for Colorado Rockies and Colorado Rapids
• Southwestern Division of American Choral Directors Association (SWACDA)
• Organization of American Kodály Educators (OAKE)
• American Orff-Schulwerk Assciation (AOSA)

YVC hosted the 2nd Annual ACDA National Children’s Choir Conductors’ Retreat, January 14-15, 2012, bringing 100 directors from across the nation to Denver.

World premiere with the JACK Quartet of Payton MacDonald’s “Lifeboat No. 6” along with Gavin Bryars’ “The Sinking of the Titanic” on the one hundreth anniversary of that event. Collaboration with Newman Presents, the Molly Brown House Museum and Historic Denver.

Local Festivals and Conferences

Host Choir for the Sing A Mile High International Children’s Choral Festival for the past 15 years.

Performances at the Colorado Music Educators Association, Southwestern American Choral Directors Association Conference, National Orff Association and National Kodály Association Conferences.

Music in the Parks

Domestic Tours

Southwestern American Choral Directors Association Conferences



New York (Carnegie Hall)





International Tours




The Netherlands






New Zealand



Albuquerque Boychoir

American Boychoir

American Guild of Organists

Arapahoe Philharmonic

Augustana Arts

Aukland Girls Choir (New Zealand)

Bel Canto Voices

Boulder Chorale

Brisban Grammar School (Austrailia)

Celtic Colorado

Centennial Children’s Chorus

Chamber Orchestra of the West

Charvil Girls Choir (England)

Cherry Creek Chorale

Colorado Ballet

Colorado Children’s Chorale

Colorado Chorale

Colorado Mormon Chorale

Colorado School of Ballet

Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale

Colorado Women’s Chorale

Cor Meibion Pontypridd (Wales)

Crystal Children’s Choir

Denver Brass

Denver Concert Band

Denver Philharmonic Orchestra

Denver Young Artists Orchestra

E. Mikaladze School (Republic of Georgia)

JACK Quartet

Jewel Tones (England)

Junior Jubilee Singers

Lamont School of Music

Lamont Symphony Orchestra

Littleton Chorale

Littleton Symphony Orchestra

Lonetree Symphony Orchestra

Longmont Children’s Chorale

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus

Matthew Flinders College (Australia)

Metropolitan State University of Denver Chorale

Mountainaires Barbershop Chorus

Musica Sacra Chamber Orchestra

Rotorura Primary School (New Zealand)

Parker Symphony Orchestra

Phoenix Boychoir

Saint John’s Boychoir(Minnesota)

Serinette Women’s Choir (England)

South Suburban Theater Company

Summer Choralfest

St. Kentigern College (Australia)

St. Mary’s Schola Cantorum

St. Patrick’s College (Australia)

Tapestry Ladies Choir (England)

The Spirituals Project

University of Colorado at Boulder Opera

Utah Children’s Chorale

Vivace Girls Choir (England)

Voices West (formerly Littleton Chorale)

Commissioned Works and World Premiers

Dr. David Brunner


If I Could Write A Song/A Song to End All War


Elaine Hagenerg

Sourwood Mountain

James Q. Mulholland

Diary of Dickinson

Will You Teach Me?

Paul Caldwell and Sean Ivory

Ain’t Gonna Study War No More

Up On the Mountain Shouting

“Hope” is the thing with feathers

Graham Lack

A Sphere of Ether

Allan E. Naplan

Sim Shalom

Rich Campbell

We Will Shine Like the Sun – SAB version

Dr. Austin Lovelace

Come Sing in the Springtime

Psalm 150

Jim Papoulis

A World We Cannot See

Bob Chilcott

A Little Jazz Mass

Circles of Motion

The Truth Is Great

Payton MacDonald

Lifeboat Six

Alice Parker

Coo-Coo Bird

Eleanor Daley

A Celtic Blessing of Light

James Q. Mulholland

Diary of Dickinson

Will You Teach Me?

Sarah Quarles

I Remember – SAB version

Dr. Rollo Dilworth

The Colorado Trail

Great Camp Meeting

The Land of Beyond

One Mile

Every Time I Feel the Spirit

Climbing’ Up the Mountain, Children!

Stand Upon the Rock!

Dr. James McCray

American Reflections

Andrea Ramsey

But a Flint Holds Fire

Paul Smith

I Wonder As I Wander