Entries by Mia

VYO Senior Spotlight!

This week’s Senior Spotlight includes two of our VYO Senior Soloists! Malachi Witt will perform in the upcoming Winter VYO Concert on Jan. 28, while Israel Patterson was our Fall VYO Concerto soloist this past September. Malachi Witt, tuba Homeschool … Continue reading

VYO Senior Spotlight!

It’s that time of year when we prepare to send our seniors off on their next great adventure! In celebration of the Class of 2018 we begin our Senior Spotlight series, highlighting different students each week. This is a chance … Continue reading

VYO Senior Spotlight!

Nate Gunter, bass trombone BFA St. Albans High School Joined VYOA in 2012 VYO – 3 years VT Youth Philharmonia – 1 year Sinfonia – 1 year What do you love about playing your instrument?  I love the way it … Continue reading

VYO Senior Spotlight!

Abba Weimer, clarinet Champlain Valley Union High School Joined VYOA in 2016 VYO – 1 year           What do you love about playing your instrument? Playing clarinet is like an escape from the outside pressures of … Continue reading

VYO Senior Spotlight!

Neil Hutcheon, trombone Essex High School Joined VYOA in 2013 VYO – 2 years Vermont Youth Philharmonia – 2 years       What do you love about playing your instrument?  Trombone is a great instrument for me since I … Continue reading

VYO Senior Spotlight!

Connor Zwonik, percussion Colchester High School Joined VYOA in 2011 VYO – 3 years Vermont Youth Philharmonia – 1 year Vermont Youth Sinfonia – 1 year Vermont Youth Winds – 1 year           What do you … Continue reading

VYO Senior Spotlight!

Caroline Tally, cello Hanover High School Joined VYOA in 2014 VYO – 3.5 years What do you love about playing your instrument? When I was little, I was enamored with the “friend-like” size of the cello and the deep, pure … Continue reading

VYO Senior Spotlight!

Kate Mori, trombone Burr & Burton Academy Joined VYOA in 2015 VYO – 2 years   What do you love about playing your instrument? I really like that the trombone can play in lots of different styles of music. It has … Continue reading

VYChorus Senior Spotlight!

Sadie Jones, voice South Burlington High School Joined VYOA in 2016 VYChorus – 1 year  What do you love most about singing?  While it is impossible to choose one thing, I can say that I love how music unites people. It is … Continue reading