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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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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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