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Denver Arts and Venues’ Denver Music Advancement Fund Awarding $80,000 to Support Denver’s Music

Take Note Colorado partner, Denver Arts and Venues, through their Denver Music Advancement Fund, will provide $80,000, up to $7,500 per grant, to support Denver’s music ecosystem, including musicians and leaders in businesses, government, nonprofits, and educational institutions to advance music-centric initiatives that advance music.
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Isaac and Anna Slade treat PorchLight agents to a surprise performance.

PorchLight Real Estate Group announces over $100,000 presenting sponsorship of Take Note Event at Red Rocks

PorchLight Real Estate Group announced that they will be the presenting sponsor of A Take Note Event at Red Rocks on August 17, 2018. The event will be held prior to the Old Crow Medicine Show concert as a celebration of founding members of Take Note Colorado’s new Music Producers Circle.
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Take Note Colorado and Jazz Aspen Snowmass to Bring Summer Music Workshops to Local Libraries

Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS) is partnering with Take Note Colorado to bring complimentary Beat Lab workshops to both the Basalt and Glenwood Springs Libraries, coinciding with the National Collaborative Summer Library Program summer theme: Libraries Rock! Workshops will start the week of June 11.
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Isaac Slade performing at Fort Morgan Middle School. (credit CBS)

Thank you Westword, for recognizing the great work Isaac Slade is doing to support music education!

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We’re proud to partner with Bringing Music to Life to help get instruments in the hands of students across Colorado!

Find that instrument you haven’t played in years, and donate it to the Bringing Music to Life, to help a kid in Colorado experience all that music can offer. Donations accepted thru March 17. Click on news item to find a drop-off location near you!
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Isaac Slade, left, and Gov. John Hickenlooper, right, on Monday (credit: CBS)

Pilot Districts Announced by Governor and Isaac Slade

On Monday, January 22nd Take Note Colorado made a splash in two Aurora schools to announce it’s partnership with five school districts. Isaac Slade made a stop to Aurora’s Frontier P-8 School, and the Governor joined Isaac at Aurora’s Clyde Miller School later in the day to make the announcement and perform a song with...
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The Record Company performs. Sing It To Me Santa, featuring The Record Company, with Tracksuit Wedding, at the Ogden Theatre in Denver, Colorado. Photo

Sing It to Me Santa rocks the house for music programs at Denver Public Schools

“Nothing brings the holiday spirit like a 6-foot-2, Jesus-lookin’ Santa rippin’ a funk lead guitar and stomping about the stage.” Musician Kyle Wilson’s Facebook post is a fun — and right on the money — description of a Santa Claus suit-wearing Ryan Chrys, who, with steel guitarist Bradley Weaver and acoustic guitarist Bill Nershi, opened...
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Take Note Detour: Connecting Musicians to Music Students

A project of the Colorado Music Strategy, Detour joins musicians with communities across Colorado to program performances, workshops, field recordings, creative education, community celebrations, and more. Visiting one of Take Note’s pilot districts, Roaring Fork School District, Detour hit the road again on October 4, 2017 with DJ Full Metal Rebekah Durham and The Ginny...
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Big Head Todd & The Monsters Benefit Concert

Big Head Todd & The Monsters selected Take Note Colorado as the charity beneficiary for their October 7, 2017 album release show, a KBCO On Tap series at Breckenridge Brewery. Anderson East and North Mississippi Allstars also performed at the day-long show.
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Take Note at JAS Experience – Jazz Aspen Snowmass Partnership

Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS) partnered with Take Note Colorado to raise funds and awareness to support music programming in schools in the Roaring Fork Valley. The Experience is a three-day music festival held over Labor Day weekend. From the festival stage, JAS President & CEO, James Horowitz, spoke about the partnership between Take Note and...
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