Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program

Sundays 2:00-4:00pm, Mondays 2:30-4:30pm, Thursdays 7:00-9:00pm & 3rd Wednesdays 4:30-5:00pm

Hear a variety of music selected by young people. Popular genres include classic rock, pop, folk, bluegrass and jazz. Visit our website azyep.org for more information.

Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program DJs Esther, Vanessa, Liliana and Erika speak at the Fiesta on the Fork about why they love being youth DJs. 

AZYEP DJs Discuss the Impact of AZYEP

Oct 5, 2018

DJ Cheeto and Mountain Maes discuss what they love about the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program during the Fiesta on the Fork. 

Executive Director of Colorado Animal Rescue Wes Boyd and AZYEP announce a new collaboration. Each week youth DJs will read about adoptable animals available at C.A.R.E.  Listen during AZYEP on Sunday at 2:30 PM, Monday at 3:45 PM and Thursday at 7:30 PM.

KDNK Station Manager Talks AZYEP

Oct 5, 2018

KDNK Station Manager Gavin Dahl discuss it's partnership with the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program. 

Glenwood Springs Middle School Principal Joel Hathaway and 6th grade teacher Autumn Rivera speak at the Fiesta on the Fork about the impact of the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program in Schools. 

AZYEP Director Speaks about Youth Radio

Oct 5, 2018

Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program Director Beth Wysong discusses the importance of youth radio at the Fiesta on the Fork.

Ricardo Zavala and Stacey Craft speak about the impact of the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program for their children and the community. 

KDNK's Raleigh Burley and AZYEP News Team Coordinator Adele Craft speak about the importance of youth news during a live broadcast at Fiesta on the Fork.

Andy Zanca Youth News Team Ponders Media

Sep 19, 2018
Beth Wysong

For this month's show, The Andy Zanca Youth News Team gets three local perspectives on the changing forms of media. Solana and Lily, editors for Roaring Fork High School's school newspaper "The Rampage," join Sopris Sun reporter Megan Tackett and content creator Lem to weigh-in.


Mental health clinician Cory Barrett with the state of Colorado discusses healthy development, inclusivity, and positive relationships with teenage interns from Garfield County PREP.

Garfield County PREP Talks Teen Support

Aug 22, 2018

Diana Andrews from Garfield County PREP talks with the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program about sexual health programs for teens.

Community Center and Recreation Programs Manager Jessi Rochel explains fall programs at the Carbondale Recreation Center. 

Ami Maes from the Handmakery in Carbondale explains fall programs for youth and adults. Click here for more information.

Aspen Youth Center Talks Fall Programs

Aug 21, 2018

Aspen Youth Center visits the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program to discuss fall programs offered to the valley's youth.

Deb Rice and Mindi Cabe with Access AfterSchool discuss 2018 -2019 after school opportunities for kids. Classes are offered in middle schools from Basalt to Rifle. Click here for more info.

Executive Director Kevin McManaman of AspenOUT talks with the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program about support opportunities for students during the 2018 - 2019 school year. 

Ajax Quartet Plays Live on KDNK

Aug 2, 2018

The Ajax Quartet from the Aspen Music Festival and School performed live on KDNK. Tom Yaron, Renee Hemsing-Patten, Mario Rivera and Eric Haugen talk with Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program intern Megan Webber about their upcoming performances.

The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program talks with Amy Kimberly of Carbondale Arts about the 47th Mountain Fair which KDNK will live broadcast on July 27th, 28th, and 29th. 

AZYEP intern Megan Webber talks to the Carbondale Community School Summer Garden Camp led by Diana Alcantara about their work in a community garden.

DJ Full Metal Graces Carbondale

Jun 25, 2018

Diego Felix, aka DJ Full Metal, participated in Rosybelle Summer Camps sponsored by Carbondale Arts. He worked with local youth to create their very own tracks of music. Felix walks us through his musical background, the atmosphere of his shows and what brought him to the Roaring Fork Valley. Click here for more info. 

AZYEP's Maija Petterson presents two pieces with perspectives from the LGBTQ+ community in celebration of Pride Month. Thank you to AspenOUT and Paige Gibbons for support with this project. 

Garfield County PREP summer interns offer advice on ways that teens can maintain a healthy lifestyle.

AZYEP summer intern Megan Webber interviews four students from Glenwood Springs High School, who will spend the summer as interns with the Glenwood Springs Arts Council's "Dancers Dancing" summer camps in collaboration with Colorado Mountain College.  Click here for more info. 

Peter Believes in Family Time

Jun 3, 2018

Fourth grade students at Crystal River Elementary School wrote 'This I Believe' essays to share with the community. 

Jenny Believes in Having Fun

Jun 3, 2018

Fourth grade students at Crystal River Elementary School wrote 'This I Believe' essays to share with the community.  

Miles Believes in Adventure and Fun

Jun 3, 2018

Fourth grade students at Crystal River Elementary School wrote 'This I Believe' essays to share with the community.

Mali Believes in Family

Jun 3, 2018

Fourth grade students at Crystal River Elementary School wrote 'This I Believe' essays to share with the community.

Sam Believes in Injury

Jun 3, 2018

Fourth grade students at Crystal River Elementary School wrote 'This I Believe' essays to share with the community.

Ryder Believes in Fun

Jun 3, 2018

Fourth grade students at Crystal River Elementary School wrote 'This I Believe' essays to share with the community.

Quinn Believes in Taking Risks

Jun 3, 2018

Fourth grade students at Crystal River Elementary School wrote 'This I Believe' essays to share with the community.

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