The Vermont Youth Orchestra Association is pleased to announce that Rosina Cannizzaro has accepted the position of Executive Director for the VYOA. Ms. Cannizzaro has extensive experience as an arts educator and working musician in the New York City area. She has taught students of all ages and musical abilities and she has also worked to cultivate arts and music-based programming for teaching artists, public service programs and school music education programs throughout much of her career. Continue reading
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Now is the chance to audition for placement in one of the VYOA Choruses or Orchestras! Rehearsals will begin in January 2012. Orchestral Auditions – December 7 from 5:45-8 pm & Thursday, December 15 from 5-8 pm Young String Players … Continue reading →
Advance ticket sales are NOW available for those planning to attend the Middlebury Choral Concert on 12/16 7:30 pm – Mahaney Center for the Arts, Middlebury Tickets: Adults $8; Seniors $6; Students $5 Advance tickets available at http://boxoffice.middlebury.edu Information:802-443-6433
There are two things to note about this weekend’s Orchestrapalooza performance: 1. Please pick up your tickets in advance to avoid long lines! 2. The Box Office will be opening at 2:00 pm on concert day. Tickets are still available … Continue reading →
Rehearsals are getting mighty festive at the Music Center as our instrumentalists and singers prepare for upcoming December concerts! Orchestrapalooza – Sunday, December 4 at 4:00 pm Flynn Center for the Performing Arts Jeffrey Domoto, Anne Decker & David Gusakov, … Continue reading →
VYOA Composer-in-Residence Robert Paterson received the Composer of the Year Award for his recent recording The Book of Goddesses from the Classical Recording Foundation. It was presented to him at Carnegie Hall by Christopher Rouse, with a performance by MAYA … Continue reading →
The Elley-Long Music Center will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday from 1pm on Wednesday, November 23 until Monday, November 28 at 9:00 am. Our best wishes for a safe, healthy and happy holiday to all. The VYOA … Continue reading →
New students interested in playing music or singing with one of the VYOA orchestras or choruses are welcome to audition during this unique, mid-year opportunity. Students who are accepted into a VYOA ensemble during this audition period will begin rehearsals … Continue reading →
Every time I step on the podium with the VYO, I’m reminded of all the wonderful musicians who taught and mentored me, so it feels wonderful to be able to pass along that legacy to these dedicated young musicians.
Congratulations to this season’s VYO soloists. Continue reading →