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Love is in the Air!

Cupid is frolicking in the air this month, and with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, no one is guaranteed safe from his quiver and bow. If as Shakespeare said, “Music be the food of love,” these musical couples are feasting! Get to know some of the musical lovebirds in[…]

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People Are Talking: Music for Days Like This

We’ve heard from many audience members after our November and December Music for Days Like This concerts. People are saying things like: “Wonderful! It is great to hear “new” music.” – Bill “Such an eclectic and interesting program, with impeccable and engaging performances! You’ve made delicious lemonade out of the[…]

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VSO Reaches Out to Senior Musicians

In November, VSO musicians performed a “dial in” phone concert to commemorate Veterans Day for residents of the VA Medical Center in White River Junction. Lynne Davis, Communications Specialist at the VAMC said “I am so glad [the VSO] reached out and appreciate this offer to support our Veterans.” Naturally,[…]

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New Music from Vermont Schoolchildren

With the support of the Vermont Arts Council, your VSO has joined forces with a group of aspiring composers learning to write new, original works at Monument Elementary in Bennington, Vermont. These young musicians have been learning staff notation and basic composition techniques from Matt LaRocca with Music-COMP (Music Composition[…]

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Marking Music in our Calendar

How did you spend last Saturday night? If you were with us and the Jukebox string quartet at ArtsRiot, you know what a great evening it was. To quote Vermont’s toughest music critic, “musically the concert was an undeniable success” (thank you Jim Lowe!). From compositions by Beethoven, Bach, and[…]

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