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.  Click here to purchase tickets or visit the Flynn Center box office.  

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 this SEASON 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. Subscriptions are not available at the door on the day of the concert. VYO Poster_Fall Concert_FINAL

October

Autumn Promenade

Thursday, October 11, 2018 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
$65/person, $325/group of 6

This year, our annual fall fundraiser has a “Vermonter Made” theme. Join us in our beautiful home, the Elley-Long Music Center, for local food, craft beverage tastings and music from our very own homegrown musicians. All proceeds support our orchestras, training programs and community engagement initiatives. Tickets can be purchased online here. Contact Rachel at 802-655-5030 ext. 101 for more information or to purchase tickets.

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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 visit our Rug Concerts page to reserve your tickets in advance.

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Fall Rug Concert – SAINT ALBANS, VT

Sunday, October 14, 2018 – 12:00 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
By donation. Click here to learn about Rug Concerts.

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.

A family favorite, this annual tradition showcases the talent of our region’s aspiring musicians. Players
from our youngest string orchestra up through our flagship and most advanced ensemble perform a
variety of masterpieces spanning classical to contemporary. All performers take the stage together for a
rousing finale, a highlight for audience and artist alike!

January

Winter Rug Concert – for children ages 5 & under

Saturday, January 12, 2019 – 11:00 am
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
$5/children. $10/adults. Click here to learn about Rug Concerts.

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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 or visit the Flynn Center box office. 

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.

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February

Farmer’s Night

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 – 7:30pm
The Vermont State House
Free and open to the public

The Farmer’s Night Concert Series is a longstanding State House tradition.  Artists from around the state, in genres ranging from classical to bluegrass perform in the well of the House Chamber each Wednesday night during the legislative session.  Musicians from the Vermont Youth Orchestra will perform in this touching salute to the importance of creative expression in our communities. 

March

Spring Rug Concert – for children ages 5 & under

Saturday, March 16, 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 click here to 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 or visit the Flynn Center box office.

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.

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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.