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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 […]


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, […]

11th Annual Colorado Composer’s Concert (CoCoCo 11)

Call For Scores – CoCoCo 11 Submission Deadline 1/13/2017 Now in its 11th year, the Playground’s annual Colorado Composers Concert (CoCoCo) showcases chamber music written by residents of Colorado and students at Colorado higher education institutions. Click here for the official Call For Scores. Note: We are using electronic submission through Submittable. Click the link below to […]

Thank You For Supporting Our Indiegogo

We made it thanks to the following donors: Low Kung, Jane Potts, Aaron Templer, Rob Scanlon, Jesi Jones, Anna Morris, Stephen Dexter, Sarah Perske, David Farrell, Nan Shannon, Brian Ebert, Michael Hewitt, Alix Corboy, Janet Spangenberg, Dean Stalnaker, Artistry Events & Design, John Pippen, Ty Wiggington, Amra and Avanti Music, Daron Kirsch, Anne-Marie Keane and Family, Aaron Hilst, David VanderHamm, J. Kickens Robin Woolums, Rudy Betancourt, Morgan Febrey, Victoria Vanest, Tameca Coleman, Andrew Knudtsen, Java Slush, Erin Christensen, […]

Very Young Composers in the Vail Daily

Very Young Composers celebrating 10 years of growing music in the Vail Valley.

Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies and Music Festival (JAAMM) with Wonderbound Dance

10 November, 2016 7:30 PM Elaine Wolf Theatre, Denver, CO Purchase Tickets Denver’s phenomenally successful JAAMM Festival (Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies & Music) showcases the best of Jewish arts and culture.  This November, the Playground appears at JAAMM with Denver’s innovative dance company Wonderbound in the world premiere of two new dance pieces set to […]

20 Works in 20 Minutes at Clyfford Still

25 November, 2016 6:30 PM Clyfford Still Museum Free With Museum Admission Clyfford Still’s artistic language embraces a vocabulary from the figurative to the highly gestural and from the representational to graphic and abstract.  Many of these visual features have correlations in music and sound. Based on these ideas, composer Nathan Hall, along with members […]