Vermont Symphony Orchestra

VSO Innovation

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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VSO Violinmaker-in-Residence at Work

VSO Violin: From Forest to Stage

By Sara Munro At every event, we get to know the people who fill the seats and whom we think of as family. We love to hear what inspired you most about a performance and your ideas for expanding our reach in Vermont. Last year, one idea rose above all[…]

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VSO Violin by Douglas Cox

VSO Violin Makes Its Stage Debut

It’s been nearly a year in the making, one that concert-goers to our Masterworks performances were able to witness firsthand. During our last Masterworks performance on May 6, the VSO Violin came to life in the hands of our Associate Concertmaster Kathy Andrew. Crafted throughout the season in the lobby of[…]

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VSO Jukebox: A Resounding Success

Walking into the warm lights of ArtsRiot on Saturday evening, we knew immediately that our vision for a uniquely different VSO performance had become a reality. Then came news that the space was at capacity shortly after the doors opened, with a line stretching out the door and around the[…]

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