Vermont Youth Orchestra

Rehearsal: Sunday afternoons from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Conductor: Dr. Benjamin Klemme

The VYO is our flagship orchestra featuring our most advanced musicians. Members perform full-length symphonic works and present three concerts at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts each season. The VYO also tours internationally, having performed in Iceland, Germany, the Czech Republic, France, and China.

Vermont Youth Philharmonia

Rehearsal: Sunday afternoons from 3:45 to 6:15 p.m.
Conductor: Dr. Yutaka Kono

The VYP offers young musicians their first symphony orchestra experience. With a full complement of woodwinds, brass, and percussion instruments, students perform movements from large symphonic repertoire and works by contemporary composers.

Vermont Youth Strings

Rehearsal: Sunday afternoons from 3:15 to 5:30 p.m.
Conductor: Asiat “Ace” Ali

VYS provides a preparatory orchestra experience for young string players. Students hone their ensemble playing skills in a fun but focused setting.