Professor Kubínek Meets the Vermont Youth Orchestra

Visionary vaudevillian and internationally acclaimed theater artist Tomáš Kubínek joins the VYO for a hilarious full-evening performance featuring orchestral works by Mozart, Dvorák, Bach, and many others on Friday, February 15th at 8pm at the Flynn.

Tickets can be purchased on the FlynnTix website or call 86-FLYNN.

VYO Conductor Jeff Domoto recently spoke with Tomáš about their upcoming collaboration. You can read the interview here.

Opera Extravaganza – Jan. 20, 2013 at 3 pm

The VYO welcomes internationally acclaimed soprano Latonia Moore and tenor Jesus Garcia, two of opera’s most sought-after rising stars, for our first-ever Opera Extravaganza! They will be joined by the VYO Chorus and will sing arias and duets from favorite masterworks at the Flynn Center. Tickets are $15 adult/$10 student.

We’re also excited to offer an Opera Extravaganza Package including a pre-concert talk with Peter Fox Smith from VPR, concert ticket and post-concert reception with the guest artists at Sweetwaters for $85.

Don’t delay — get your tickets now at! Call 86-FLYNN for the Opera Extravaganza Package. For more information, see the press release.

OrchestraChorusPalooza – Dec. 9, 2012 at 4pm

Coming up soon! Our students have been working hard to prepare some wonderful music for OrchestraChorusPalooza. VYO flutist, Lauren Zwonik, is our featured soloist.

Have you gotten your tickets yet? Be sure to get yours soon before it sells out! Call 86-FLYNN or go to

VYOA Brass Day – November 3!

The VYOA is pleased to announce Brass Day on November 3 from 1pm-5pm with special guests the Boston-based  Triton Brass Quintet.  This event is FREE to the public!!  Students, educators, and brass players of all ages are welcome!  The day starts with a performance by the Triton Brass Quintet and includes clinics, workshops, and a brass choir reading session. 

VYOA to participate in Burlington Six Pack Onstage!

For the first time ever, the Burlington community is working together to help recent graduates and young workers explore the performing arts. Created especially for arts-parched 20- and 30-somethings, Six Pack Onstage is your chance to enjoy a wide variety of arts performances at a great price.  The VYOA is proud to be participating in this exciting new ticket offer.  Six Pack Onstage is a great opportunity to experience theater, chamber music,  the symphony, and much more for one low price.    Click on the logo for more information.

VYP Kicks Off Concert Season on August 27

Vermont Youth Philharmonia Fall Concert
Monday, August 27 at 7:00 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College

Yutaka Kono, conductor

Featuring Aaron Copland’s popular “Variations on a Shaker Melody.,” L’Arlésienne (The Girl from Arles) Suite No. 2, written by Georges Bizet. The concert will culminate with the Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürenberg by Richard Wagner.
Tickets: $5 Adults / $2 Students
Tickets available at the door on the night of the performance.
Information:  802-655-5030

Congratulations to the 2012-13 VYO Soloists!

The VYOA is happy to announce our five soloists for the 2012-13 concert season!

A senior at Mount Mansfield Union High School, violinist Lea Martin will present the Allegro molto e con brio of Dimitry Kabalevsky’s Violin Concerto in C major. at the season opening VYO concert on September 28 & 30.

Colchester High School senior Lauren Zwonik will present the Rondo from the Mozart Flute Concerto in D at Orchestrapalooza on December 9.

Mitchell Goff, a homeschooled senior from Plattsburgh, New York will play the first movement of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor at the annual VYO New Year’s Eve First Night Concert at the Flynn Center.

Clarinet player Ryan Wolbach will perform the Weber Concertino in E minor at the Vermont Youth Philharmonia Spring Concert on April 14, 2013.

Montpelier High School senior Lydia Herrick will close the VYO concert season on May 3 & 5, 2013 performing the first movement of the Svendsen Romance in G major.

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