Vermont Symphony Orchestra

2023 Auction

Join us in celebrating the Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s 90th Anniversary by participating in our Silent Auction. Win incredible experiences like a private party complete with a live quartet and stunning Lake Champlain sunset views or a full deluxe Sound of Music attendee package, as well as one of a kind art pieces.

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Experience Package 1 – Holiday Pops

Ring in the holiday season with music, lights, chocolate, and more! The winner of this package will receive 4 premium tickets to the Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Pops Performance on December 9, 2023 at the Flynn Theater in Burlington, a private showing of the S.D. Ireland Holiday Mixer* truck, and a holiday gift basket from Lake Champlain Chocolate.

Experience Package 2 – Sound of Music

Join us for The Sound of Music in Concert, a truly historic event at the Trapp Family Lodge in Vermont. Nestled in the splendor of the Stowe mountains at the home of the von Trapp family, experience the legendary music of Rodgers & Hammerstein as it was destined to be heard. This first-of-its-kind event is brought to you by Lyric Theatre Company, Vermont Symphony Orchestra (VSO), and Trapp Family Lodge, with special support from The Flynn and Stowe Performing Arts. Win four tickets to the Thursday, June 20, 2024 performance at the Trapp Family Lodge Concert Meadow. The winner of this package also receives accommodation for four at the Brass Lantern Inn in Stowe, VT for June 20, 2024, and before the hills come alive with the sound of music that evening, your party of four will dine at the von Trapp Brewery and Bierhall Restaurant, conveniently located just one mile from the Concert Meadow.

Experience Package 3 – Sunset Quartet

Enjoy an evening of music, food, and exceptional views of Lake Champlain! The winner of this package receives a private party for up to eight guests, hosted in an exquisite top-floor penthouse on Battery Street overlooking Lake Champlain in Burlington. The party includes liquid refreshments, delicious catered food, and music performed by a Vermont Symphony Orchestra quartet featuring Brooke Quiggins-Saulnier and Jane Kittredge, violin; Stefanie Taylor, viola; and John Dunlop, cello. Perfect for an upcoming birthday, anniversary, or simply for a group looking to party in style.

Experience Package 4 – Modern Musical Legends Weekend

Join us for a bespoke weekend experience with composer Nico Muhly, pianist Adam Tendler, and the Vermont Symphony Orchestra in May 2024 as we perform Muhly’s new VSO-commissioned world premiere piano concerto. Enjoy lunch with Muhly, Tendler, and VSO Music Director and concert conductor Andrew Crust, then sit in with one of the orchestra rehearsals on May 3 or 4. It’s a unique way to experience the inner workings of an orchestra as it interprets a never-heard-before piece, with the piano soloist, conductor, and musicians communicating to realize the composer’s musical vision.

This package includes up to two nights’ accommodation at the Courtyard Marriott Burlington Harbor (May 3 and 4, 2024) and two tickets to the VSO at the Flynn: Mozart, Mazzoli, and Muhly concert on May 4, 2024.