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Q & A with Matthew Evan Taylor

Matthew Evan Taylor is a Vermont artist we’re beyond grateful to have crossed paths with. A saxophonist with extensive touring experience, Matthew is also a composer and an Assistant Professor of Music at Middlebury College. In 2019, Matthew wrote a score to accompany a new film on our Made in[…]

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Favorite Film Music

We’re big movie soundtrack fans here at the VSO. We love hearing old favorites repurposed in inventive ways, and we appreciate the film industry for its steady flow of new orchestral music. Looking ahead to the rest of 2020, we’re particularly excited to hear new works from Hans Zimmer and[…]

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January Jukebox: A Note from Matt LaRocca

Thank you to all who came out to our Jukebox concerts this weekend! It was great to be back in Rutland at Merchants Hall and then have a sold-out show at ArtsRiot. Our Jukebox quartet played beautifully and it’s always a pleasure having Mary Bonhag join us. Be sure to[…]

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How to Choose Ceremony Musicians

Congratulations—now that you’re engaged and planning your perfect Vermont wedding, you now have about a million decisions to make, some of which might fall into areas where you have little to no background. If booking musicians for your dream ceremony feels unfamiliar or daunting, we want to make it easier[…]

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Halloween Favorites

There’s a lot to love about Halloween: the costumes, the candy, and the treasure trove of spooky music that resurfaces every October. Psychology, physics, cultural norms, and personal memories each influence why we consider certain music scary (more on that HERE). As a result, many songs that we associate with[…]

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