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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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Wedding planning during COVID-19

2020 has thrown the world a number of curveballs, to say the least. If you’re planning a wedding, odds are that things haven’t unfolded exactly as you would have expected so far, but we’d like to echo the popular refrain that love isn’t canceled… and neither is music! Whether you’ve[…]

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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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Official Sponsors 2020/2021 Season