The Vermont Symphony Orchestra is excited to announce a masterclass with renowned pianist Stephen Hough as part of his upcoming residency in Burlington. On Saturday March 26, 2022, Hough performs Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 at the Flynn, conducted by VSO Music Director candidate Tania Miller. The concert also includes[…]
The Force of Music: VSO Musicians-in-Schools Program Returns to the Galaxy!
It’s been 22 months since our Musicians in Schools program has brought real, live musicians to real, live schools, and now we’re back! On Thursday December 9, we’re on the road to visit Orwell Village, Benson Village, and Fair Haven Grade Schools in Rutland County School with our Brass Trio.[…]
VSO Announces MasterClef Finalists!
We’re excited to welcome 13 young Vermont composer finalists to Burlington for our MasterClef workshop, and the VSO concert at the Flynn next week! The finalists are Elizabeth Messier (12th grade) and Frankie Fidler (10th grade) from Champlain Valley Union High School; Naomi Shpaner (8th grade) from Colchester Middle School;[…]
VSO Announces New Statewide Music Competition Open to Vermont Students in Grades 6-12
Vermont Symphony Orchestra Partners with Award-Winning Film Composer Suad Bushnaq on “MasterClef”; Deadline to Submit Entries is October 12 The Vermont Symphony Orchestra (VSO) announces MasterClef, a statewide music composition competition open to Vermont students enrolled in sixth through twelfth grades (or home-schooled). Young music composers are invited to riff[…]
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[…]