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Vote For Inside the Orchestra!

11/1/2018 | Sara

Inside the Orchestra is in a contest hosted by Plante Moran and EKS&H. The rules of the contest are simple — the three Colorado charities with the most votes from their supporters at the end of three rounds will win a substantial donation. (First place will receive $15,000, second place will... Read More

Press Release: Fall Tiny Tots Begins This Week

10/15/2018 | Shelby

Tiny Tots: Immersive Music Programs for Children Denver, CO — October 15, 2018 —Inside the Orchestra will be bringing its popular Tiny Tots program to locations all around the metro Denver area this fall, with programming running from October 20th until November 3rd. Tiny Tots gets children truly “inside the orchestra”... Read More

Change of Venue for October 20, 2018 Tiny Tots

10/11/2018 | Shelby

  The Saturday, 10/20/18 Tiny Tots will no longer take place at the McNichols Building. The programs will now be at The Hangar at the Stanley Marketplace at 9:30 and 10:45AM.   The Problem We were just informed that the October 20th date conflicts with a 5K taking place downtown... Read More

Press Release: Inside the Orchestra Selected as a Grantee of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Arts Innovation and Management Program

9/5/2018 | Shelby

Inside the Orchestra will participate in $43 million program Denver, CO — September 5, 2018 — Inside the Orchestra today announced that it is a grantee recipient of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Arts Innovation and Management (AIM) program. The invitation-only program seeks to strengthen the organizational capacity and programming of small and... Read More

5 Secret Classical Music Gems Great for Bedtime

8/28/2018 | Sara

Classical music’s calming effects are widely known and well-studied. Listening to classical music has been proven to enhance relaxation by increasing dopamine production and decreasing the production of stress releasing hormones. It’s no wonder why parents often play classical music for their children during bedtime or quiet time. However, if... Read More

The Value of Your Dollar

6/18/2018 | Jean Plotkin

  Oftentimes, I think people get tripped up by the notion that philanthropy has to be expensive. They believe the only way to make a meaningful impact is to write a check with lots of zeros on it, and they’re discouraged from making charitable donations because they don’t think they... Read More

Get Amazing Family Photos and Support Inside the Orchestra

5/24/2018 | Sara

You hear it over and over when you have young children: “It all goes by so fast. Blink and they’ll be grown up.” Well, we have a fun way for you to capture these precious years while also leaving a lasting impact on the community. And it gets even better-... Read More

Spring Tiny Tots Sneak Peek

4/10/2018 | Sara

We're so excited for our Spring Tiny Tots series which starts in less than two weeks! As always, you and your littles will be able to get Inside the Orchestra as you're surrounded by 31 professional musicians, modern dancers from the Hannah Kahn Dance Company, and a singer from Central... Read More

Press Release: Inside the Orchestra Partners with Denver Center for the Performing Arts for Tiny Tots

2/14/2018 | Shelby

Contact: Shelby Mattingly Executive Director, Inside the Orchestra 303-355-7855   “It was perfect.” Inside the Orchestra Partners with Denver Center for the Performing Arts for Tiny Tots Winter 2018 Tiny Tots Series February 8TH Through March 10TH Tiny Tots: Immersive Arts Programs for All to Enjoy Denver, Colo (February... Read More

Inside the Orchestra for Adults 2018

2/13/2018 | Jean Plotkin

If you’re ever in doubt that magic exists in the world, just spend a few minutes in the presence of children. Their imaginations are limitless, unburdened by the boring confines of reality. They have no problem believing in the impossible. They’re masters of make believe, purveyors of pretend, wizards of... Read More

From Babies to the Elderly, Music Improves All Our Lives

2/6/2018 | Kate Huffman

At Inside the Orchestra, we know that having young children hear, appreciate, and participate in classical music-making is extremely beneficial to their development and well-being. From before a child is old enough to attend a Tiny Tots program through adolescence, adulthood, and in the last years of our lives, music... Read More

Tiny Tots Sneak Peek and Exploration Activities

1/29/2018 | Sara

We're getting soooo close to the start of Winter Tiny Tots. Are you as excited as we are?! We thought it would be fun to share some of the winter repertoire along with some suggestions for engaging kiddos with the music. Here’s a sneak peek of 5 pieces you’ll hear at Tiny... Read More

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