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Speaking of Pride

June 9 at Denver Public Library. 2pm Free Limited Performance June 13 at GLBT Community Center of Colorado. 4pm Free Full Performance (Limited Seating) June 14 at ‘Invisible City’. 7:30pm Full Performance Buy Tickets Here An LGBT concert of writers and composers by the Playground Ensemble. Hear three works by LGBT authors and the composers […]

Show and Tell Family Event

Show and Tell Family Event First Universalist Church, Denver. May 25, 2018. 7:00pm hands on instrument time, 7:30pm interactive performance. The Playground would like to invite you to our first ever free interactive youth-focused event with music, videos, instrument demos, soundpainting, and more! We do so much work with young people and sometimes we forget […]

The Narrators 8th Anniversary Show

The Narrators 8th Anniversary Show Buntport Theater, Denver. March 21, 2018. 8pm Tickets We are excited to be working with Denver storytellers, The Narrators. This event, celebrating their 8th anniversary show, will feature live psuedo-improvised compositions in support of some amazing stories around the theme ‘Keeping Up.’ The Narrators is a live storytelling show and podcast […]

Colorado Gives Day. December 5, 2017

We are excited to be a part of Colorado Gives Day, an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. The Playground Ensemble is a unique and especially vibrant part of our region’s arts community. We believe in a mission of not only creating, playing, and promoting the great music […]

The Pulitzer- House Concert 11/5

The Pulitzer- Chamber Music in the Chamber (House Concert). November 5. 4:30pm Private House Concert. RSVP for directions and details Richard Replin and Elissa Stein cordially invite you to a concert at our house to be followed by dessert and drinks. Donation: $25 at the door. We will accept donations to support our K12 programs […]

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 Concert 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”

January 28, 2018. 2pm at Boulder Public Library  ** January 29, 2018. 7pm at Regis University February 3, 2018. 7:30pm at Bethany Lutheran Church ** Boulder Library concert only. Join us as we present three pieces by women composers that explore the mysterious and evocative world of dreams.  Colorado composer Leanna Kirchoff’s Dreams Go Through Me includes a […]


12th Annual Colorado Composers Concert  (COCOCO 12) April 14th, 2018. Metro State 6:30 – 7:15pm Pre-Concert Lecture and Composer Talkback at MDS Moderated by Colorado Public Radio’s Brad Turner 7:30pm Performance in The Kenneth King Concert Hall, Auraria Campus AHEC Box office Congrats to our selected composers for CoCoCo 12! We look forward to working with […]