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Virtual Summer Festival Tour

Thanks to all who stopped by our website last week for our first-ever Virtual Summer Festival Tour. Though we missed performing for you in person, it was fun putting together the videos, memories, and music to share with you.  We’re keeping all of the materials up on our website so[…]

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Five-Question Interviews

Wondering what our musicians have been up to lately?  Over the past few months, our Marketing Manager caught up with several of them to ask them each the same five questions: What was a typical workday like for you before the pandemic? What is a typical day like for you[…]

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Classical Music Humor

Despite its reputation as a formal, refined art form, humor abounds in the classical music world—after all, those who make a career out of performing frustratingly difficult music have to find some kind of coping mechanism. And as Vermont finishes its fourth week under a stay-at-home order, we figure many[…]

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Practicing under stay-at-home orders

At-home pursuits are definitely having their moment in the spotlight during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has resulted in extra downtime for many, and more time spent at home for just about everyone.  We’re biased, of course, but we think that practicing an instrument at home is a great way to[…]

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Remote lessons from VSO musicians

Playing an instrument is a perfect activity for coping with stress and staving off cabin fever while practicing social distancing. If you’re looking to learn a new instrument, get back into playing after some time off, or change up your current practice regimen, Vermont Symphony Orchestra musicians can help. In[…]

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