May is an especially rewarding month at the VYOA! As our 54th season comes to a close, we celebrate a fulfilling year of artistic growth while making preparations for a new season of musical discovery. On behalf of everyone at … Continue reading
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Entries by Rachel Hershy
By Caleb Pillsbury, conductor – Vermont Youth Chorus The students of the Vermont Youth Chorus (VYC) represent the best of Vermont and I am so fortunate to know and work with each of them. Reflecting on the freshly concluded … Continue reading →
Ariel and her mom, Ann were featured in the March edition of “Parent Portrait”. They talk about playing music together. Ariel has performed with them at Radio Bean. How cool is that?! Check out their musical portrait here.
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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 →