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
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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 →
Vermont Youth Chorus’ Winter Concert, entitled Madrigalia: the Music of the Word explores the role of text in vocal music. The program features Madrigals from 15th century Spain and Italy as well as modern popular music set in this distinctive style. … Continue reading →
This season’s OrchestraChorusPalooza was an inspiring showcase of the talent and dedication of VYOA musicians and conductors. Each ensemble performed at such a high level, and the programming was diverse and engaging. Click here to download and purchase the recording … Continue reading →
This month, our e-Newsletter tells about many great performances and opportunities for people of all ages. The Vermont Youth Orchestra’s Winter Concert, on Sunday, January 22nd at 3pm, features two amazing soloists. Tickets are available through flynntix.org. We’ve opened up … Continue reading →