We take Halloween very seriously here at the Vermont Youth Orchestra Association. Each year we try to wow our students with great costumes and decor. This year, the staff chose a Harry Potter theme and really ran with it! Mia, … Continue reading
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Our third annual Autumn Promenade was a spectacularly memorable event. One of the highlights for me was conducting our combined instrumental and vocal forces in the evening’s musical finale: Gloria in excelsis, from Vivaldi’s Gloria. Since 2007, the Vermont Youth Orchestra Association … Continue reading →
See broadcasts of the Vermont Youth Orchestra’s thrilling first installment of “Tchaikovsky in Vermont,” their 2017-2018 exploration of Piotr I. Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony. This VYO Fall Concert, the first under the direction of new music director Dr. Benjamin Klemme, was … Continue reading →
This past Sunday fifteen 2nd-through-5th graders gathered at Elley-Long Music Center and became orchestral musicians as the first members of the VYOA’s new year-long beginner string ensemble program: Prelude! Having had no previous string-playing experience, they were introduced to their conductor, given instruments, … Continue reading →
As summer nears its end and another school year approaches, our instrumental and vocal ensembles have been busy kicking off the VYOA’s 54th season. The Elley-Long Music Center is once again filled with the energy and talent of our incredible … Continue reading →
We’ve just announced our 54th season in this month’s e-newsletter! Click here to learn more, and enjoy a special message from Music Director Benjamin Klemme.
Billy Ray Poli has been named Conductor of the Vermont Youth Chorale. Billy Ray is currently the Choral/Vocal director at Burlington High School. He conducts the Concert Chorus, Senior Chorus and Vermont Voices, Burlington High School’s select auditioned group. He also … Continue reading →
VYO Spring Concert airs on TV this week! Tune into RETN Vermont on: Thursday, June 1st @ 8pm Friday, June 2nd @ midnight Friday, June 2nd @ 1pm Sunday, June 4th @ 2pm Don’t have time to tune … Continue reading →
Click here to read the May e-newsletter, which celebrates the end of this season and looks forward to next season. We’re especially excited to unveil Prelude! a brand new beginner strings program. Also read up on the success of the … Continue reading →
We’re excited to announce a brand new summer music experience, Summer Symphony Camp! Also in our February e-news are details about the upcoming Spring Rug Concert for children ages 5 & under and how to contribute to our Online Auction. … Continue reading →