Monday June 19 - Jazz Violin "The Detroit Way" at N'Namdi Gallery in the historically jazzy Sugar Hill Arts District to celebrate Juneteenth. Featuring DYV students + their mentors Marion Hayden (bass), Michelle May (violin), Leslie DeShazor (viola), Michael Malis (keys), Marcus Elliot (sax) and Matt Daher (drums). Doors at 6:30pm.
July 21 - 1967 Uprising 50th Anniversary DYV will perform Friday 1-1:30pm at Gordon Park presented by Brothers Always Together.
July 22 - DYV plays 12:15-12:45pm for family day celebrating a new downtown Detroit park! 1903 Grand River, corner of Cass Ave. Youth performances, interactive art activities, pop-up retail vendors, and games.
April 9 - DYV Solo Recital 1:30pm in Allesee Hall prior to DSO Mozart classical guitar concerto at 3pm
March 18 - DYV cookbook release party 3-5pm Meldrum Soup Kitchen
February 12 - Dilla Youth Day performance during Youth Showcase. Chalres H Wright Museum of African American History
January 29 - Palmer Park WinterFest & Doggie Fashion Parade. Performance between 2 and 3pm in heated tent.
December 10 - Ceramics, Prints & Violins tea party fundraiser for DYV at Holding House
December 3 - Super Solstice Show for Noel Night at Cass Commons
November 27 - Kids Day at Third Wave Music grand opening
November 17 - Lower East Side Community Grant Program networking event at MASH Detroit
September - pitch session for Catapult
September - pitch session for My Brother's Keeper
September 19 - Sterling Toles album release at Paramita Sound
August 31 - Detroit SOUP at Belle Isle Cricket Field
August 13 - Detroit Youth Volume album release party at MOCAD
June 18 - Allied Media Conference, soothing strings for Orlando Healing Circle
June 3 - End of year gathering for parents, teachers and students at Sound House for Picture Day, surveys & potluck
May 21 - Hip Hop Violin Album promo event at Third Man Records
February 7th - Dilla Youth Day hosted by The Foundation at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
February 27 - Detroit BOLD Presents: In the Spirit of Sadie Hawkins at Eastern Market
August 21 - DYV Fundraiser Altered Violin Art Auction at Holding House Detroit
August 22 - Temple of I AM 8th Annual Community Health Fair
September 12 - Eastern Market busking and text vote promotion
September 13 - Feedom Freedom Growers Free Concert against eviction foreclosures to support Lela Whitfield
October 16 - Suzuki violin Play-in and Potluck for friends & family at St Charles Parish
October 21 - Young Artist Award Wayne County Council for Arts, History & Humanities awards ceremony
November 18 - featured performers at Classical Revolution Detroit with CutTime Simfonica at St CeCe's
December 12 - Teatro del Niños collaborative performance with Sterling Toles at Mexicantown Mercado
Detroit Youth Volume can be seen at events that celebrate youth, culture & community-building. We especially love to put our youth in concert with local musicians of color. Paid performances are an earned-income strategy for the non-profit. Donated performances may be provided for events that align with our mission if performance honorariums are unavailable.