In the Studio

Festivo Alt. Latino | Dec 18

Dec 6, 2016

Tune in to Festivo Alt. Latino this Sunday, December 18 at 8am (1 hour special). NPR Music's Alt.Latino presents a 2014 encore performance featuring the 20-piece choral ensemble Coral Cantigas. This musical performance also includes stories about holiday traditions and cultures. Hear a traditional Peruvian Christmas Carol, folk music from Brazil, Spain, and Mexico plus Parrandas from Venezuela and Puerto Rico. The many rich styles of Latino choral music will unite listeners through the joyful and transformative power of music. Hosted by Felix Contreras.

R&B Jukebox Holiday Special | Dec 17

Dec 6, 2016

The R & B Jukebox Holiday Special is our annual salute to the roots of rhythm and blues – holiday style.  Here’s where you hear the songs about Santa’s soulful side, his rock-n-roll reindeer and more.  It’s two hours of duck-walking jingle-jangle, baby!  Hosted by Rolando Garcia on Saturday December 17 at 6pm.

"Joaquin's Christmas" Live Radio Drama | Dec 11

Dec 3, 2016

KUVO’s flagship Sunday program “Canción Mexicana” is pleased to present Su Teatro’s presentation of “Joaquin’s Christmas” as a LIVE radio drama from the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio.  It will be a musical and theatrical glimpse into this family classic set in Pueblo, Colorado in 1955, featuring seven-year old Joaquin.

Tune in for this Canción Mexicana Holiday Special, on Sunday, December 11, at 11am. Limited seating is available. 

Kearney Middle School jazz band has performed at KUVO eight of the last nine years. Kearney Middle School students are given instruments to use free of charge. Band director Michael Snodgrass attended Kearney Middle School and Adams City High School. The Kearney Middle School Jazz Band will be joined by maestro Walter Barr on trumpet and saxophone and flute master Dave Thrush. Kearney Middle School is located in the garden district of Commerce City Colorado. Adams County School District 14 has a long history of supporting music and the arts.

Celebrating Young Musicians: CCJA presents The Sharp 5

Nov 30, 2016

The Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts (CCJA) is a unique non-profit organization dedicated to empowering youth to creatively express themselves through the language of jazz. CCJA gives young musicians all across the Front Range life-changing musical experiences, mentored by the region’s most sought-after authentic professional jazz musicians, who help them reach whatever level of mastery they desire while feeling connected and supported as they explore their artistic selves.