September

Vermont Youth Philharmonia (VYP) Fall Concert

Saturday, September 29, 2018 – 5:00 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
$5/adults. $2/students.

Tickets are available at the door on the day of the performance.

Vermont Youth Orchestra (VYO) Fall Concert – Beyond the Frame – A Musical Self-Portrait

Sunday, September 30, 2018 – 3:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
$17/adults. $12/students.  

The Vermont Youth Orchestra explores self-expression and the portrayal of friends in Edward Elgar’s Enigma Variations.  Our fall concert also commemorates Leonard Bernstein’s centennial with selections from his groundbreaking West Side Story and features Grace Lu as soloist in the romantic second movement of Bruch’s G minor Concerto for Violin.

Please note: 2018-2019 season ticket subscriptions are on sale from August 24-September 28, 2018 exclusively through the Flynn Center Regional Box Office in person, by phone, or via the subscription order form. Season tickets are not available online.  Adult subscriptions are $45 and student subscriptions are $30. Seating for subscription concerts is general admission.

October

Autumn Promenade

Thursday, October 11, 2018 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
$60/in advance  – $75/at the door – group rates available

Join us for an elegant evening at the Elley-Long Music Center to benefit the VYOA’s ensembles and community engagement programs! Your ticket includes complementary wine, light fare, and dessert as you are treated to a unique, rotating concert featuring performances by students & alumni. Contact Brea at 802-655-5030 ext. 100 for more information or to purchase tickets.

Fall Rug Concert – for children ages 5 & under

Saturday, October 13, 2018 – 11:00 am
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
$5/children. $10/adults. Click here to learn about Rug Concerts.

To ensure an intimate and child-friendly setting, seating is limited. Please call 802-655-5030 ext. 100 or click here to reserve your tickets in advance.

November

Presto! Concert

Sunday, November 11, 2018 – 2:30 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
Free admission

December

Vermont Youth Strings (VYS) Winter Concert

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 – 5:00 pm
University Mall – South Burlington
Free admission

OrchestraPalooza

Sunday, December 16, 2018 – 4:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
$12/adults. $7/students. Click here to purchase tickets or visit the Flynn Center box office.

Hear over 200 of our region’s most talented young musicians come together for this annual VYOA tradition. Musicians from the VYOA’s three orchestras perform exciting selections by composers such as Elgar, Bernstein, Beethoven, Dvorak, and Bruch. 

January

Fall Rug Concert – for children ages 5 & under

Date TBD, 2019 – 11:00 am
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
$5/children. $10/adults. Click here to learn about Rug Concerts.

Vermont Youth Orchestra (VYO) Winter Concert – Beyond the Frame – Depictions of a Dream

Sunday, January 20, 2019 – 3:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
$17/adults. $12/students. Click here to purchase tickets

The Vermont Youth Orchestra welcomes Counterpoint, Vermont’s professional vocal ensemble, as a special guest on our winter concert.  Under the direction of Nathaniel Lew, Counterpoint will perform a cappella renditions of spirituals and songs associated with the Civil Rights Movement to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 90th birthday.  The orchestra will perform a tribute to MLK by Duke Ellington, and soloist Sebastiaan West will be featured in a performance of the festive opening movement from Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1.

March

Spring Rug Concert – for children ages 5 & under

Date TBD, 2019 – 11:00 am
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
$5/children. $10/adults. Click here to learn about Rug Concerts.

To ensure an intimate and child-friendly setting, seating is limited. Please call 802-655-5030 ext. 100 to reserve your tickets in advance. 

Presto! Concert

Sunday, March 17, 2019 – 2:30 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
Free admission

Link Up Concert – The Orchestra Moves

Thursday, March 14, 2019 – 10:00 am
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Please reserve tickets in advance

April

Vermont Youth Strings (VYS) Spring Concert

Saturday, April 13, 2019 – 1:00 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
$5/adults. $2/students.

Vermont Youth Philharmonia (VYP) Spring Concert

Sunday, April 14, 2019 – 5:30 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
$5/adults. $2/students.

Tickets are available at the door on the day of the performance. 

Community-wide Play-along

Sunday, April 28, 2019 – 2:30 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
Registration information available in 2019

Any instrumentalist, regardless of age or ability, is invited to a side-by-side play-along with Vermont Youth Orchestra (VYO) musicians. Every participant gets a commemorative T-shirt!

May

Vermont Youth Orchestra (VYO) Spring Concert – Beyond the Frame – Sketches from the New World 

Sunday, May 5, 2019 – 3:00 pm
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
$17/adults. $12/students. Click here to purchase tickets

The Vermont Youth Orchestra examines the travel-inspired musical sketches throughout Antonin Dvorak’s evocative New World Symphony.  This high-energy spring concert also previews the VYOA’s 10-day concert tour of Spain and Portugal with music from Falla’s La Vida Breve, and features violinist Sabrina Chiang as soloist in the fiery final movement from Bruch’s famous G minor violin concerto.

June

VYOA Summer Symphony Camp

Monday, June 24th – Friday, June 28th, 2019 – 8:45 am until 4:00 pm daily
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
$300 – Financial Aid available – Registration opens February 2019

Summer Symphony Camp is a fun introduction to symphony & jazz orchestra for string players entering grades 5-9 and winds, brass, percussion players entering grades 6-9 in Fall 2019. No audition necessary, but there is limited space available. Please visit our Summer Symphony Camp page for more information.