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2016-17 Past Events


Chamber Music Sight Reading
Potluck Party

4th Annual for Adults (18 and up)
Sunday, March 12 | 11am - 3 pm
Upper Valley Music Center

How the Piano Works (and how to take care of your own piano)

March 3, 5:30pm

Piano Technician:  Skip Downing

Open to public/all ages

Free

 

New Year's Resolution: My Playlist
Ben Kulp,
Solo Cello
Saturday, February 11 | 3 PM

St Thomas Episcopal Church, Hanover, NH
Ricercata Decima, Ligeti's Solo Cello Sonata, and Cassado's Suite for Solo Cello. 
Enjoy Mr. Kulp's VPR Classical interview with Kari Anderson: Listen (4:10)

Chamber Music Sight Reading
Potluck Party

4th Annual for Adults (18 and up)
Sunday, February 12 | 11am - 3 pm
Upper Valley Music Center

 

Apple Hill String Quartet Workshop
Saturday, January 28

Master Classes at UVMC

Apple Hill String Quartet
UVMC Benefit Concert

Sunday, January 29 | 3 PM

First Congregational Church of Lebanon
Join us for a concert to benefit music education at the Upper Valley Music Center.

Master Class

Simone Dinnerstein, piano

Friday, January 20 | 4 - 6 pm

Upper Valley Music Center


Faculty Recital
American Composer Showcase
Saturday, January 21, 2017 | 6 PM
Upper Valley Music Center


Helen Hassinger, soprano - guest artist
Jennifer Turbes, viola
Vicky Nooe, piano



Juneberry Community Chorus Concert

Celebration of Singing​!

Sunday, January 22, 2017 | 4 PM

First Congregational Church in Thetford, VT

Music Together® Babies Class
OPEN HOUSE
Friday, January 6, 2017 | 10:00 AM
Women's Health Resource Center - Lebanon, NH

Specifically designed for infants eight months and younger,
this one-semester introduction to Music Together allows babies
to embrace, enjoy, and express their inborn musicality.


Messiah Sing with ORCHESTRA
Sunday, December 18 | 6:30 PM
First Congregational Church of Lebanon
10 South Park Street, Lebanon, NH
Sponsored by Vermont Violins

 

Handel's Messiah
Jane Woods, conductor

Sing, Play, Celebrate! It's a wonderful, participatory music event for singers, orchestral musicians and audience members!


InterHarmony® International Music Festival
Information Session
with UVMC Piano Faculty Alison Cheroff
Would you like to study music in Italy this summer?
All singers & instrumentalists welcome
Wednesday, December 14 | 6:30 PM
Upper Valley Music Center

Faculty Recital
Baroque...to Broadway

Friday, December 9 | 7:30 PM
Upper Valley Music Center
Jennifer Carol Hansen, mezzo-soprano
Abby Snook, violin - guest artist
Jane Helms, piano

Three friends join forces to interpret several arias: vivacious Telemann, tender Bach and beloved Puccini, as well as Irish Folk Songs set by Rebecca Clarke, and favorites from the musicals of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein.

 

UVMC /Vermont Suzuki Violin Workshop

Saturday, November 19

Nationally-recognized Suzuki Teachers coming to Upper Valley to teach local students!

 
UVMC Chamber Orchestra Concert
Sunday, November 20 | 3 PM
Richmond Middle School
63 Lyme Road, Hanover, NH

Music of Brahms and Beethoven

2016 Annual UVMC:  Mandolin, Fiddle and Guitar Extravaganza!
with Mandolinist Eric McDonald, Fiddler Liz Faiella  and Guitarist Dan Faiella

Sunday, November 13

11:30 AM: Jam session & lunch at Salt Hill, Lebanon, NH
2:30 & 3:45 PM: Instrumental workshops at Upper Valley Music Center
5:00 PM:  Concert at Upper Valley Music Center

 

UVMC Sneak Preview!
School of Orcas:
A New Trio by Patrick Wilkins
Saturday, November 5 | 7:30 PM

Bach Room at Upper Valley Music Center

$15 Adults - General Admission
Tickets available at the door

Acacia Music

Leslie Stroud, flute
Meghan Davis, clarinet
Matthew Odell, piano

Lark Quartet - Chamber Music Master Class

Friday, November 4 | 3:15 - 4:45 pm
Bach Room at Upper Valley Music Center
Sponsored by Vermont Violins.  FREE and Open to the Public


Plus works by Amlin, Debussy, Berg, and Liebermann

Kinan Azmeh - Clarinet Master Class

Saturday, October 29 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
First Congregational Church of Lebanon
Presented in collaboration with West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts
FREE and Open to the Public


Dinuk Wijeratne - Piano & Composition Master Class

Friday, October 28 | 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Bach Room at Upper Valley Music Center
Presented in collaboration with West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts
FREE and Open to the Public

Suzuki Pie Night Concert
Saturday, October 22 | 5 PM

Thetford Elementary School
UVMC Suzuki fundraiser with costumes, concert and pie!


Faculty Recital
Dazzling Dvořák

Saturday, September 17 | 4 pm
Bach Room at UVMC

UVMC Chamber Orchestra
Sunday, July 31 | 4 pm
UUCUV Meetinghouse
Norwich, VT
Music of Bizet, Handel, Rossini, Sibelius

Violin Tour Group from Suzuki Royal Oak Institute of Music
Thursday, July 7 | 7:30 pm
First Congregational Church of Lebanon
Music of Bach, Telemann, Brahms, von Paradis, Bohm, and Lindsey Stirling

UVMC Chamber Orchestra Concert Celebrating 20th Century American Composers
Sunday, July 16 | 3 pm

Richmond Middle School
63 Lyme Road, Hanover, NH

Mark Nelson, conductor
Sarah Brown, pianist
 

George Gershwin -  Rhapsody in Blue
Aaron Copland - Billy the Kid Suite
Steve Reich - Duet for 2 Violins and String Ensemble


Summer Solstice Celebration: Hanover Street Music Festival Faculty Recital

A culmination of the Hanover Street Music Festival

Benjamin Kulp, cello

Victoria Nooe, piano

Saturday June 24 | 3 pm

First Congregational Church, Lebanon

Tickets $15; one free ticket to every paid participant in Hanover Street Music Festival

 

Faculty Concert

Songs from the Homefront: The Mairzy Doats Duo

Ellen Nordstrom, lyric mezzo soprano

Abigail Charbeneau, piano - guest artist 

Sunday July 2 | 4 pm

First Congregational Church, Lebanon
General Admission: Adults $15; Students and Seniors $10; Special $5 ticket price for Veterans. 


A program of songs that celebrates the Greatest Generation and the American Spirit in peacetime and wartime throughout the 20th Century.

 

Would you like to study music in Italy this summer?

InterHarmony® International Music Festival  with UVMC Piano Faculty Alison Cheroff
All singers & instrumentalists welcome! 


Draw the Circle Wide!

Juneberry Community Chorus Concert
Monday, May 29, 2017 | 4 pm

First Congregational Church in Thetford, VT

 

Suzuki Showcase
Saturday, May 20 | 2:30 PM

Hanover High School

Admission is free.


UVMC Showcase
Saturday, May 20 | 5 PM
Briggs Opera House
White River Junction, VT


Faculty Recital
The Story of Babar with other French Favorites


Annemieke McLane, piano

Jeremiah McLane, accordion
with Becky Bailey, narrator

Friday, May 5 | 6:30 PM
Upper Valley Music Center

Adults $15  (18 and under, free)

 

UVMC Suzuki Faculty Concert
Saturday, April 29 | 4 PM
Our Savior Lutheran Church
5 Summer Street, Hanover, NH

Faculty Recital
Sonatas for Spring

Meghan Davis, Clarinet
Victoria Nooe, Piano
Sunday, April 23 | 2 PM

First Congregational Church of Lebanon

General Admission $25; (under 18, free)

Music Together® Babies Class
OPEN HOUSE
Friday, March 31, 2017 | 10:00 AM
Women's Health Resource Center
Court Street, Lebanon, NH


UVMC Chamber Orchestra Concert

Sunday, March 26 | 3 PM
Richmond Middle School
63 Lyme Road, Hanover, NH

General Admission $10
(18 and under, free)


UVMC English Country Sit-In Band with Trip to Norwich 

(Carol Compton & Thal Aylward) Chris Levey calling

 Sunday, March 26
2 PM Sound check & run through.  Dance 3-6 PM

Tracy Hall, Norwich, VT

 

UVMC Faculty Showcase: Faculty Favorites
Sunday, March 19 | 4 PM

First Congregational Church of Lebanon

 

Past Events 2015-2016

Advanced Performance Ensemble at Kendal

Friday, May 20 | 7:15 pm

Music of Handel, Grieg, Holberg, Brahms and Vivaldi

Open to Kendal residents and parents of performers only.

 

Showcase Weekend
Saturday, May 21 | 2:30 pm Suzuki and 5 pm UVMC

Hanover High School


Vivace and Allegro Youth Orchestras in Concert

Sunday, May 15 | 3 pm
Our Savior Lutheran Church, Hanover, NH

Music of Handel, Bach, Charles Ives, Duke Ellington and more.

 

The Next Generation Concert 

Friday, May 13 | 7:30 pm

Chandler Center for the Arts

71-73 Main Street, Randolph, VT

Chamber Music Ensembles

Sunday, May 8 | 2 pm

Bach Room of UVMC


UVMC Faculty Showcase
Sunday, March 20 | 4 pm
Damon Hall, Hartland VT


HopStop Family Show featuring UVMC Students
Saturday, March 19 | 11 am
Hopkins Center, Hanover, NH
Saturday, March 19 | 3 pm
Claremont Savings Bank Community Center
152 South Street, Claremont, NH

Community Orchestra Concert
Sunday, March 13 | 3 pm
VA Medical Center, Auditorium - Building 44
White River Junction, VT

Fiddle Workshop with Genticorum Master Fiddler Pascal Gemme
Saturday, March 12 | 2:30 - 4 pm
Norwich Congregational Church
15 Church Street, Norwich, VT

Chiara String Quartet Master Class
Friday, March 11 | 4-6 pm
Upper Valley Music Center


Faculty Recital
Benjamin Kulp, cello
Saturday,  February 13 | 3 pm
St. Thomas Episcopal Church
9 W. Wheelock St, Hanover, NH
Music of Bach and Britten


Chamber Music Sight Reading Potluck Party  3rd Annual for Adults (18 and up)
Sunday, February 14 | 11 am - 3 pm
UVMC

Fiddle and Backup (Piano/Mandolin) Workshop with Katie McNally and Neil Pearlman
Saturday, February 6 | 10:30 am - 12 pm
UVMC


Youth Chamber Music Sight Reading Party

Saturday, February 6 | 4 pm - 6:30 pm

Upper Valley Music Center
Come join in the fun of sight reading with peers and munch on pizza!

UVMC Suzuki Cello Day
Cello Master Classes with Sandy Kiefer
Sunday, January 31
UVMC

Faculty Recital
Two Violins & Piano
Alicia Casey, violin
Benjamin Van Vliet, violin
Annemieke Spoelstra McLane, piano
Saturday, January 30 | 4 pm
Bach Room, UVMC

Free Flute Lesson Day
with UVMC Flute Faculty Lisa Carlson 
Wednesday, January 27 | 3-6 pm

Messiah Sing with ORCHESTRA
Sunday, December 20 | 6:30 pm
Lebanon United Methodist Church

GMYS & Harmonic Orchestra
Sunday, December 13 | 3 pm
Briggs Opera House
White River Junction, VT

Briggs Opera House Revue

Friday, December 4 | 7 pm
Briggs Opera House
White River Junction, VT

Songs for Stormy Weather
Jennifer Hansen, Mezzo-Soprano
with guest artist Joseph Henderson, Pianist

Community Orchestra
Sunday, November 15 | 3 pm
Free concert at
VA Medical Center
Building 44, Room 103
163 Veterans Drive, White River Junction, VT
Music of Bizet & Dvorak
David Wysocki, conductor

Audition Workshop:
Practice Performing for an Audition Panel
Saturday, November 7 | 3:00 - 6:00 pm
Bach Room, UVMC

Fiddle, Mandolin, and Guitar Extravaganza!
Lissa Schneckenburger, Glen Loper, and Bethany Waickman
Lunch Jam, Afternoon Workshops, Evening Concert
Saturday, October 24

Pie Night
Saturday, October 24 | 5 pm
Thetford Elementary School

Faculty Recital
Clair de lune
Julie Ness & Annemieke McLane
Friday, October 2 | 7 pm
Bach Room, UVMC

Faculty Recital
Two Pianos, Many Hands
Saturday, October 10 | 4 pm
Bach Room, UVMC

Fly Me to the Moon
A Weekend Workshop on the Collaboration of Singer and Pianist

Julie Ness & Annemieke McLane
Saturday, October 17 & Sunday, October 18

Brattleboro Baroque Quartet
Thursday, August 20 | 7:30 pm
Bach Room at UVMC
Benefit for UVMC

 




2014-15 UVMC Concerts and Workshops

Showcase Weekend
Saturday, May 16
Suzuki Showcase 2:30 pm
UVMC Showcase 5 pm
Hanover High School

Chamber Music Master Class
with Camerata New England

Thursday, May 28 | 6 - 8:30 pm
Master class sessions & Lecture-demo by Camerata New England on the Art of Chamber Music
Free and open to the public

Children's & Youth Chorus Concert
Sunday, May 31 | 3 pm
Lebanon Congregational Church


Harmonic & GMYS@UVMC
Saturday, May 2 | 3:30 pm
Lebanon Methodist Church

Faculty Recital
Suzuki Faculty Concert
Saturday, April 25 | 4 pm
Lutheran Church, Hanover, NH

Free Guitar Lesson Day!
Saturday, April 25
11-1 pm
Call or email to schedule your lesson

Faculty Recital
Jeremiah McLane & Annemieke Spoelstra McLane
Sunday, April 12 | 4 pm
Bach Room at UVMC


UVMC Faculty Showcase
Sunday, March 22 | 4 pm
Damon Hall, Hartland, VT


Community Orchestra
Sunday, March 15 | 3 pm
Lebanon Methodist Church


Eileen Ivers Workshop
Thursday, March 12 | 4 - 5 pm
Lebanon Opera House
(Evening concert to follow)


Coolidge Salon Series featuring
Young Artists from UVMC
Friday, March 6 | 6 pm
White River Jct, VT


Free Flute Lesson Day
Wednesday, February 25, 3 - 6 pm
Come meet new Flute Faculty Lisa Carlson!


An Evening with Butch Thompson
Monday, February, 23, | 7:30 pm
Briggs Opera House
White River Jct, VT


Chamber Music Sight Reading Potluck Party
Sunday, February 22, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Free registration

Benjamin Kulp, cello
Faculty Recital
Sunday, February 8 | 3 pm
St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Hanover

How Music Works: Intro to Music Theory
New Class Starts 2/5

Annemieke Spoelstra McLane, piano
Faculty Concert 1/30


Sight Reading Workshop
Improve your sight reading at auditions!
1/16 & 1/17


Jeremiah McLane and Ari Friedman, accordion/cello
Duo Workshop and Concert
Saturday, January 17
More Info

Children's and Youth Chorus Concert
Sunday, January 18 | 3 pm
Lebanon Congregational Church

Collaborative Art Song
Workshop for advanced voice students 1/31 & 2/1

GMYS@UVMC and Harmonic Orchestra

Sunday, December 14 | 3 pm
Lebanon Methodist Church
More info

Handel's Messiah Sing
Sunday, December 21 | 6:30 - 9:30 PM
First Congregational Church of Lebanon, South Park St. Lebanon, NH
More info


Community Orchestra
Sunday, November 16 | 3 pm
Lebanon Methodist Church
More info

Mountain Money Concert & Workshop
Patrick Ross, fiddle
Steve Wright, banjo
Sauturday, November 15
Concert 2 pm
Banjo/fiddle duo workshop 3:15 pm
More info

Mandolin & Fiddle Extravaganza with
Keith Murphy and Sarah Blair
Saturday, November 1

More Info


Voice Master Class with Dr. Jenni Cook
Saturday, October 11
1:30 - 4:30 pm (Open to observers)
More info

Sian Phillips
Traditional Fiddle Music from Wales
Sunday, October 12
2 pm Concert
3:30 pm Workshop
More info


Faculty Concert
Meghan Davis, clarinet with guest Matthew Odell, piano
Sunday, Sept. 14, 3 pm
Bach Room at UVMC
Tickets and more info

 
Faculty Recital
Jeremiah McLane & Annemieke McLane
Sunday, April 12 | 4 pm
Bach Room at UVMC

Chamber Music Sight Reading Potluck Party
Sunday, February 22, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Free registration here

An Evening with Butch Thompson
Monday, February, 23, | 7:30 pm
Briggs Opera House
White River Jct, VT

Free Flute Lesson Day
Wednesday, February 25, 3 - 6 pm
Come meet new Flute Faculty Lisa Carlson!

Coolidge Salon Series featuring
Young Artists from UVMC
Friday, March 6 | 6 pm
White River Jct, VT

Eileen Ivers Workshop
Thursday, March 12 | 4 - 5 pm
Lebanon Opera House

Community Orchestra Concert
Sunday, March 15 | 3 pm
Lebanon Methodist Church

Faculty Showcase Concert
Sunday, March 22 | 4 pm
Damon Hall, Hartland, VT

Sight Reading Workshop
Improve your sight reading at auditions!
Coming in January

Jeremiah McLane and Ari Friedman
Duo Workshop and Concert
Saturday, January 17

Children's and Youth Chorus Concert
Sunday, January 18 | 3 pm
Lebanon Congregational Church

Annemieke Spoelstra McLane, piano
Faculty Concert
Friday, January 30 | 7:30 pm
Bach Room at UVMC

Benjamin Kulp, cello
Faculty Concert
Sunday, February 8 | 3 pm
St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Hanover, NH


GMYS@UVMC and Harmonic Orchestra
Sunday, December 14 | 3 pm
Lebanon Methodist Church

Handel's Messiah Sing
Sunday, December 21 | 6:30 - 9:30 PM
First Congregational Church of Lebanon, South Park St. Lebanon, NH

Community Orchestra
Sunday, November 16 | 3 pm
Lebanon Methodist Church

Mountain Money Concert & Workshop
Patrick Ross, fiddle
Steve Wright, banjo
Sauturday, November 15
Concert 2 pm
Banjo/fiddle duo workshop 3:15 pm

Mandolin & Fiddle Extravaganza with
Keith Murphy and Sarah Blair
Saturday, November 1

Voice Master Class with Dr. Jenni Cook
Saturday, October 11, 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Sian Phillips
Traditional Fiddle Music from Wales
Sunday, October 12
2 pm Concert
3:30 pm Workshop

Mandolin & Fiddle with Keith Murphy and Sarah Blair
Saturday, November 1
Workshops and Concert

Community Orchestra Concert
Sunday, November 16

VT/NH Suzuki Workshop
Saturday, November 22

GMYS/Harmonic Concert
Sunday, December 14


2013 - 14 Events

Viola Day
Saturday, June 14, 1 - 4:30 pm
Plus Viola for Violinists from 9 am- 12 pm

Blues-roots duo:
Martin Grosswendt/Susanne Salem-Schatz
Workshops and Concert
Saturday, June 28
Blues Guitar 2:30 pm
Vocal Harmony 4:30 pm
Concert 7 pm


 Spring Sing
 Youth Chorus and Voice Workshop/Ensemble Concert
Sunday, June 8, 3 pm
Lebanon Congregational Church


Suzuki Showcase Concert
Saturday, May 17, 2:30 pm
Hanover High School

UVMC Showcase Concert
Saturday, May 17, 5 pm
Hanover High School


Suzuki Faculty Concert
Saturday, April 26, 7 pm
Our Savior Lutheran Church, Hanover

GMYS in the Upper Valley and Harmonic Orchestra
Sunday, April 6, 3 pm
Methodist Church, Lebanon

Faculty Showcase Concert
Sunday, March 23, 4 pm
Damon Hall, Hartland, VT

English Country Dance Sit-In Band
Sunday, March 23, 3 - 6 pm
Tracy Hall, Norwich, VT

lydia ievins & Andrea Larson
Swedish Fiddle Duo Concert & Workshop
Saturday, March 22
3 pm Concert
4:30 - 6 pm Workshop
UVMC


Chamber Orchestra
Hilary Lynch, flute
Sunday, March 16, 3 pm
Methodist Church, Lebanon


French and Breton Tunes with Jeremiah McLane
Saturday, March 1, 4 - 6 pm
UVMC


Chamber Music Sight-Reading Potluck Party
Sunday, February 23, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
UVMC

Faculty Concert:
BAHN Quartet
Saturday, February 22, 7 pm
Lutheran Church, Hanover

In Depth: Quebecois Tunes with Patrick Ross
Saturday, February 15th, 2:30 - 4 pm
UVMC

Benefit Concert:
Elizabeth Chang
The Complete Works for Solo Violin of J.S. Bach
Sunday, February 16th 4 pm
Monday, February 17th, 5 pm
Lutheran Church, Hanover


Children's Chorus and Youth Chorus Open Rehearsal
Try these ensembles at no cost!
Thursday, January 23rd
UVMC

Suzuki HopStop
Saturday, Febraury 1st, 11 am
Alumni Hall, Hopkins Center at Dartmouth

Youth Chorus and Baroken Concert
Sunday, January 12, 2 pm
Lebanon United Methodist Church

Free Cello Lesson Day
Sunday, January 12, by appointment
UVMC

GMYS@UV and Harmonic Ensemble Concert
Sunday, December 8th, 3 pm
Lebanon United Methodist Church
 
Mandolin Extravaganza
Click for information
Saturday, November 2nd

Chamber Music Masterclass with Apple Hill String Quartet
Monday, November 11th, 4 - 5 pm
Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center

Improvisation and Quebecois Fiddle with Patrick Ross
Click for information
Sunday, November 17th