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Arrow Electronics Proudly Sponsors Colorado Symphony Very Young Composers’ Performance

CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 07, 2016 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. ARW, -0.15% is the presenting sponsor of tonight’s special Colorado Symphony performance at the Denver Performing Arts Center, which will feature the orchestra playing musical compositions created by elementary-school students from Cole Arts & Sciences Academy, a Title 1 school in Denver’s Five Points Neighborhood.

The performance is the culmination of the Colorado Symphony’s Very Young Composers Program, where students learn to innovate by composing music with the help of orchestra musicians.

“Colorado-based Arrow supports the Symphony’s Very Young Composers Program to help expand the boundaries of innovation,” said Joe Verrengia, Arrow’s global director of Corporate Social Responsibility. “Innovation doesn’t just happen by magic—the process of innovation can be taught. Rather than diving straight into technology, we start by using music as a step towards developing confident new innovators.”

“I am thrilled to be conducting the compositions of our Very Young Composers program. These works are inventive and a testament to Arrow's vision of...