COVID Policy:

For indoor events, masks are recommended for all audience members and for all players who can do so while playing and for wind players while not playing. Wind players are encouraged to use bell covers or other protective gear when practical. Vaccination is required for all players, except those with medical exemptions. For outdoor events, masks are optional.


2023-2024 OUR 65TH SEASON:

Shore Acres Pops Concert 

Saturday, September 2 at 4:00 PM, at Shore Acres Inn, North Hero

Rain Date September 3   


Fall Concerts

Oct. 21 Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro, 7:30 PM

Oct. 22 Barre Opera House, 2:00 PM

Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Symphony No. 2 in D Major
Florence Price: Ethiopia’s Shadow in America
Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 in E minor “from the New World”


Dec. 1 Barre Opera House 7:30 PM

Dec. 3 Barre Opera House, 2:00 PM

Winter Concerts

Feb 17 Elley-Long Center, Colchester, 7:30 PM

Feb 18 Barre Opera House, 2:00 PM

Carl Maria von Weber: Turandot Overture
Dennis Bathory-Kitsz: A Fanfare for Peace: THE LILY AND THE THORN

Gustav Mahler: Rückert-Lieder

Lisa Jablow, Soprano

Tchaikovsky: Meditation from Souvenir d'un lieu cher, op. 42  (arr. Glazounow)

Jon Borowicz Memorial Scholarship Winner Maaike Dam, violin

Paul Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber

Family Concert 

March 17 Barre Opera House, 2:00 PM

Audience Choice. Works by R. Strauss, von Weber, Bizet, Miranda and more.

Estella Peterson, clarinet (Harwood Union H.S.)

Jamie Maddox-White, composer (Montpelier H.S.)

The Green Mountain Youth Symphony Orchestra, Bob Blais, conductor

Spring Concert 

April 27 Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph, 7:30 PM

April 28 Barre Opera House, 2:00 PM

Felix Mendelssohn: Die schöne Melusine Overture, Op. 32

Erik Nielsen: Reflections on the Way

Mary Bonhag, Soprano

Richard Stoehr: Trumpet Concerto

Billy Hunter, Trumpet

VP Musicians: See Rehearsal Schedule