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About Rachel Hershy
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Rachel Hershy contributed a whooping 32 entries.
Entries by Rachel Hershy
On behalf of everyone at the VYOA, I wish to congratulate the talented young musicians of VYO, VYP, VYS, Chorus, and Chorale on their incredible OrchestraChorusPalooza performances. Palooza gives us a unique opportunity to bring our entire organization together, and powerfully demonstrates … Continue reading →
Click here for a printable paper Tchaikovsky As part of our “Tchaikovsky in Vermont” project, illustrator and parent of alumni Tim Newcomb created this paper Tchaikovsky. Follow @VYOAorg, cut out your paper Tchaikovsky, and take photos with him over the … Continue reading →
Vermont State Homes offers resources for every step of the home buying process because they understand what a big purchase and decision a home is. That’s why S. Mathur wrote an article about the invaluable opportunities we, the Vermont Youth … Continue reading →
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 →
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.