2016-2017 Concerts & Special Events

September

VYP Fall Concert

Saturday, September 24th, 2016 – 5:00 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael’s College
$5/adults. $2/students.

Tickets are available at the door on the day of the performance.

VYO Fall Concert

Sunday, September 25th, 2016 – 3:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
$17/adults. $12/students.

Please visit flynntix.org or call 86-FLYNN to purchase tickets. Season subscriptions are on sale via the Flynn Center box office from Friday, August 26th until Friday, September 23rd in person or by phone only. Single tickets go on sale Monday, September 12th and can be purchased online, by phone, or at the box office.

Autumn Promenade

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 – 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael’s College
$60/tickets purchased before September 15th – $75/tickets purchased after September 15th

Join us for an elegant evening at the Elley-Long Music Center to benefit the VYOA’s ensembles and community engagement programs! Your ticket includes complementary wine, light fare, and dessert as you are treated to a unique, rotating concert featuring performances by students & alumni. Tickets are available for presale now by clicking here or by calling Martha at 802-655-5030 ext. 101.

October

Fall Rug Concert

Saturday, October 15th, 2016 – 11:00 am
Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael’s College
$5/children. $10/adults. Click here to learn about Rug Concerts.

To ensure an intimate and child-friendly setting, seating is limited. Please call 802-655-5030 ext. 100 or click here to reserve your tickets.

December

Winter Choral Concert

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 – 7:00 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael’s College
$10/adults. $5/students. Tickets are available at the door on the day of the performance.

The Winter Choral Concert, entitled ‘Madrigalia: the Music of the Word’, explores the vital role of text in vocal music both old and new. The program features Madrigals from 15th century Spain and Italy as well as modern popular music set in this distinctive style. The program also showcases Shakespearean lyrics from Twelfth Night, Measure for Measure, and Much Ado About Nothing in a contemporary choral triptych by Emma Lou Diemer. Experience the powerful liturgical Latin text from the Matins service set by Mozart’s teacher Giovanni Battista Martini. Finally, enjoy a set of modern Hebrew “poetic postcards” written by Hila Plitmann to her husband Eric Whitacre who sets them delicately in his Five Hebrew Love Songs.

VYS Winter Concert

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 – 5:00 pm
University Mall
Free admission.

OrchestraChorusPalooza!

Sunday, December 11th, 2016 – 4:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
$12/adults. $7/students. Please visit flynntix.org or call 86-FLYNN to purchase tickets.

The annual tradition continues as we welcome all of our ensembles to the Flynn Center stage for OrchestraChorusPalooza! This yearly extravaganza has something for everyone as the program ranges from Bach to the Beatles. VYO Senior Soloist Connor Zwonik will perform Colgrass’ Timpani Concerto. Enjoy excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite and Rimski-Korsakov’s Capriccio Espagnol. All orchestras, joined by the Chorus, combine to perform Andersen’s ever-popular Sleigh Ride and an arrangement of Crosby’s classic, White Christmas. Don’t miss this musical spectacular, reserve your seats today! Tickets are available in person at the Flynn Center Box Office, online at flynntix.org, or by calling 802-86-FLYNN. We hope to see you Sunday, December 11th at 4pm for our annual OrchestraChorusPalooza! Thank you to our sponsor, Vermont Violins.

January

VYO Winter Concert

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 – 3:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
$17/adults. $12/students. Please visit flynntix.org or call 86-FLYNN to purchase tickets.

The Vermont Youth Orchestra (VYO) begins their Winter Concert with the overture to Berlioz’s opera Benvenuto Cellini, which celebrates the triumph of love and art. VYO Senior Soloist Caroline Tally takes the stage to perform the rich and varied Finale of Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85. Experience Knoxville Summer of 1915 by Barber featuring soprano Mary Bonhag. To close out the concert, Russian composer Nikolai Rimski-Korsakov transports the audience to Spain with Capriccio Espagnol.

February

Farmer’s Night

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 – 7:30 pm
House Chamber, Vermont State House – Montpelier, VT
Free Concert.

We’re honored to participate in this year’s Farmer’s Night and excited to present the Vermont Youth Chorus and String Squad for this longstanding tradition. 

March

Spring Rug Concert (for ages 5 & under)

Saturday, March 11th, 2017 – 11:00 am
Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael’s College
$5/children. $10/adults. To ensure an intimate and child-friendly setting, seating is limited. Please call 802-655-5030 ext. 100 or click here to reserve your tickets. 

Click here to learn about Rug Concerts.

Presto! Concert

Sunday, March 26th, 2017 – 2:30 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael’s College
Free admission.

April

VYS Spring Concert

Saturday, April 8th, 2017 – 1:00 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael’s College
Free admission.

VYP Spring Concert

Sunday, April 9th, 2017 – 5:30 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael’s College
$5/adults. $2/students.

Tickets are available at the door on the day of the performance. 

Spring Choral Concert

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 – 7:00 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael’s College
$7/adults. $3/students.

The Vermont Youth Chorus will perform the complete Frostiana by Randall Thompson with a chamber orchestra featuring musicians from the Vermont Youth Orchestra. Commissioned by the town of Amherst, Massachusetts for its two-hundredth anniversary in 1959, Frostiana is a compilation of poems by Robert Frost set for men’s, women’s, and mixed chorus. Thompson brings these well-known poems to life making his settings beloved by both choirs and audiences worldwide.

May

VYO Spring Concert

Monday, May 8th, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
$17/adults. $12/students.

Please visit flynntix.org or call 86-FLYNN to purchase tickets. 

June

VYOA Summer Symphony Camp

Monday, June 26th – Friday, June 30th, 2017 – 8:45 am until 4:00 pm daily
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
$300 – Financial Aid available

Summer Symphony Camp is a fun introduction to symphony & jazz orchestra for string players entering grades 5-9 and winds, brass, percussion players entering grades 6-9 in Fall 2017. No audition necessary, but there is limited space available. Please visit our Summer Symphony Camp page for more information. Click here to register online.