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VSO Announces 2022 Spring Season Featuring First-of-Its-Kind Light & Visual Event, Internationally Renowned Pianist, and Return of the VSO Chorus

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra brings innovative and world-class musical events to communities across Vermont this spring.   The VSO opens its spring season with a statewide tour of the VSO Jukebox Quartet, featuring guest youth string quartet players in four Vermont communities. Then, it’s back to the Flynn in Burlington on[…]

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VSO To Host Masterclass With Stephen Hough for Vermont Piano Students

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[…]

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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;[…]

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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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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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