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Last Season

Season 11 (2016-2017): Reflections and Collaborations As we enter our second decade I am struck by how perfect the number 11 is to represent this 11th season. 11 refers to a reflection of the self, one looking forward to what we will accomplish, one reflecting on all that we have accomplished in our first 10 […]

Abundant Silence: New Works Concert

Abundant Silence Publishing: New Works Concert January 27, 2018. 3pm Wash Park Center for Music and Arts Abundant Silence: New Works Concert Premiering the 2017 Composition Contest winners and showcasing work by Carlos Simon.  Abundant Silence believes that new music should be accessible to all individuals and communities through the practices of creating, listening, celebrating, […]

The Pulitzer- Metro Guest Artist Oct 9 & 11

The Pulitzer- Metro State Guest Artist  October 9, 2017. 2pm October 11, 2017. 7:30pm King Center Recital Hall- Auraria Campus, Denver Tickets   The Pulitzer prize in music is awarded each year to an outstanding piece by an American composer, and is the most coveted and prestigious American composition award.  The Playground celebrates great American […]

“This Might Also Be a Form of Dreaming” jan 28

January 28, 2018. 2pm Boulder Public Library January 29, 2018. 7pm Regis University February 3, 2018. 7:30pm Bethany Lutheran Church Dynamic young American composer and vocalist Caroline Shaw’s fresh and startling new sound won her the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Music.  Her recent piece for mixed vocal and instrumental ensemble, This Might Also be a […]

COCOCO 12

12th Annual Colorado Composers Concert  (COCOCO 12) April 14th, 2018. 7:30pm Metro State. The Kenneth King Concert Hall, Auraria Campus AHEC Box office Congrats to our selected composers for CoCoCo 12! We look forward to working with you on another great event. Now in its 12th year, the Playground’s annual Colorado Composers Concert (CoCoCo) showcases chamber music […]

Graphic Scores Concert

Graphic Scores Concert November 16, 2017 7:30pm Mutiny Information Café Join us for a concert of works exploring graphic notation, where shapes and colors determine sound, and the scores often double as visual art. Performed in one of Denver’s best DIY creative spaces,  from a national call for scores. Composers may submit up to three […]

Robyn Julyan- Violin

Robyn Julyan- Violin                   Robyn Julyan has performed as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral musician throughout the United States, Europe, and Singapore. As a chamber musician and soloist, Robyn has been a featured performer in festivals and concerts around the country, including the Albuquerque Chamber Soloists, […]

Notes from Clyfford Still

Notes from Clyfford Still Friday, March 31st, 2016. 7:00pm. Clyfford Still Museum  Free Admission, seating is limited and first-come-first-serve.  Saturday, April 1st, 2016. 2:00pm. Denver Art Museum. Sharp Auditorium Tickets: $10 online and at the door.  Notes from Clyfford Still is a new commission by Playground Ensemble, and a companion piece to composer Nathan Hall’s recent collaborative workshops and performances […]

COCOCO 11

11th Annual Colorado Composers Concert (CoCoCo 11) Sunday, April 23rd, 2017. 3:00pm. Metro State. The Kenneth King Concert Hall, Auraria Campus AHEC Box office Congrats to our selected composers for CoCoCo 11! We look forward to working with you on another great event. (Click each composer’s name to go to their web site, soundcloud, etc) […]

Newman Center Presents Roomful of Teeth

18 January, 2017 – 7:30 PM Newman Center, Denver, CO Purchase Tickets Dynamic young American composer and vocalist Caroline Shaw’s fresh and startling new sound won her the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Music.  Her recent piece for mixed vocal and instrumental ensemble, This Might Also be a Form of Dreaming, was co-commissioned by The Playground, […]