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VSO New Music Advisor Heads to the Juilliard School

After almost twenty years with the Curtis Institute of Music, David Serkin Ludwig has been appointed dean and director of the Juilliard School’s music division. Serkin Ludwig received his graduate diploma from the Juilliard School in 2002, and most recently hosted the VSO’s November and December “Music for Days Like This” online[…]

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VSO Receives NEA Funding

Vermont Symphony Orchestra to Receive $15,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Burlington, VT— The Vermont Symphony Orchestra has been approved for a $15,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support general operating costs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding will help with the VSO return[…]

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Young girl, Ella Thompson Rose playing the violin as she smiles into the camera, wearing a burnt orange knit hat and a piano in the background.

Making Music Together

Over the winter, five Vermont Symphony Orchestra musicians took on new young music students from Brattleboro, Ferrisburgh, Colchester, Bolton, and Richmond via weekly Zoom lessons, supported by funds from the Tarrant Foundation. The musicians and their students developed strong relationships and made beautiful music together. One of those special new[…]

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Honoring Music Director Jaime Laredo

Photo by Christian Steiner This week we celebrate Maestro Jaime Laredo. When he announced he would be stepping down from his position, we had scheduled what were to be his final concerts as Music Director with the VSO on April 24 and 25. With anticipated jam-packed houses at the Flynn[…]

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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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