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September 2017

Auditions for BMC Madrigal Singers

September 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Auditions for the BMC Madrigal Singers, under the direction of Doug Frank, will be held for singers interested in joining an adult 12-voice a cappella vocal ensemble. Call the BMC at 802-257-4523 for more information and to schedule an audition. Douglas Frank was trained as a conductor and vocalist at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. He founded and directed the Oberlin Madrigal Singers while a student there. He continued his conducting studies with Harold Aks, Daniel Moe, Robert Shaw and…

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Fall Salon: Mozart’s Cream of the Crop

September 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Moby Pearson (violinist, ensemble coach, and Senior Orchestra conductor) invites you into his home to listen to a vast swath of musical treats from his extensive collection of recordings and perhaps pick up a few new musical perspectives along the way. These salons are held once a month September through December. Topics vary. On Sept. 21, enjoy a sampling of Wolfgang's compositions which transcend all his others -- the string quintets, the piano concertos, and his late operas. Call for…

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra: Made in Vermont Statewide Tour Sept. 22

September 22, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Latchis Theater, Main Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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The Vermont Symphony Orchestra: Made in Vermont Statewide Tour comes to Brattleboro's Latchis Theatre Friday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 pm. This is the Symphony Orchestra's second year performing in the renowned Latchis Theatre. The group considers the stop in Brattleboro to be an essential part of the tour given its artistic footprint and is proud to contribute to the thriving arts community that has become a beacon in the state. Music Director Jaime Laredo leads the VSO in a program…

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World Premiere of “Dancingmaster of Canterbury” Set for Sept. 23

September 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Peterborough (NH) Town Hall, 1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$20 – $24

Next Stage, the Monadnock Folklore Society, and the Brattleboro Music Center present Keith Murphy as Dudley Laufman in the world premiere of "The Dancingmaster of Canterbury." Performances are set for Saturday, Sept. 23, at 8 p.m. at the Peterborough (NH) Town Hall and Sunday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. at Next Stage, in Putney, VT. Tickets are available at brownpapertickets.com for $20; the cost is $24 at the door. Lawrence Siegel's musical theater portrait will appeal to fans of traditional…

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Performance of “Dancingmaster of Canterbury” Set for Sept. 24

September 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill
Putney, VT 05346 United States
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$20 – $24

Next Stage, the Monadnock Folklore Society, and the Brattleboro Music Center present Keith Murphy as Dudley Laufman in the world premiere of "The Dancingmaster of Canterbury." Performances are set for Saturday, Sept. 23, at 8 p.m. at the Peterborough (NH) Town Hall and Sunday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. at Next Stage, in Putney, VT. Tickets are available at brownpapertickets.com for $20; the cost is $24 at the door. Lawrence Siegel's musical theater portrait will appeal to fans of traditional…

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Juno Orchestra Debuts in First-Ever Public Concert at BMC Auditorium

September 30, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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$10 – $40

Juno Orchestra Debuts in First-Ever Public Concert at BMC Auditorium Saturday, Sept. 30, will be a night of firsts, with a performance by the new Juno Orchestra in the first public concert at the Brattleboro Music Center's Auditorium, at its new location. Juno Orchestra is a newly-established chamber orchestra made up of professional musicians from the area around Brattleboro, including musicians from Vermont, New Hampshire, and western Massachusetts. The performance is set for Sept. 30 at 7:30 pm at the…

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October 2017

Fall Salon: All You Need Is (the) Love (album)!

October 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Moby Pearson (violinist, ensemble coach, and Senior Orchestra conductor) invites you into his home to listen to a vast swath of musical treats from his extensive collection of recordings and perhaps pick up a few new musical perspectives along the way.  Once a month September through December. Topics vary. This month, an examination of this masterpiece which is the sound track for Cirque du Soleil's long running "Love" show in Las Vegas. The album contains fascinating layering and remixing of…

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November 2017

Fall Salon: Transcriptions and Covers, Why Bother?

November 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Moby Pearson (violinist, ensemble coach, and Senior Orchestra conductor) invites you into his home to listen to a vast swath of musical treats from his extensive collection of recordings and perhaps pick up a few new musical perspectives along the way. Once a month September through December. Topics vary This month -- Great pieces and songs stand on their own, yet composers and artists insist on putting their own stamp on them. We'll sample some of these, from Bach to…

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December 2017

BMC Madrigal Singers Perform “Christmas in Song”

December 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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The brand new BMC Madrigal Singers, a select 10-member ensemble led by Brattleboro resident and award-winning madrigal director Douglas Frank, will present its debut concert at the BMC Sunday, December 17, at 2 pm. The Singers will celebrate the 70th anniversary of "Christmas in Song," the wonderfully popular treasury of Christmas songs, hymns and carols first published in 1947. The performance includes holiday tunes and texts from the Middle Ages through the 20th century, featuring beautiful and classic works by beloved…

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Fall Salon: Final Years, Final Moments

December 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Moby Pearson (violinist, ensemble coach, and Senior Orchestra conductor) invites you into his home to listen to a vast swath of musical treats from his extensive collection of recordings and perhaps pick up a few new musical perspectives along the way.  Once a month September through December. Topics vary. This month, a look at the twilight of composers' lives and some wonderful works which were borne of their suffering and imminent demise.

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April 2018

A Taste of the BMC

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Brattleboro Country Club, 348 Upper Dummerston Road
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Join us for "A Taste of the BMC" to help support the BMC’s education programs, provide scholarships to students and continue to present outstanding performances by local and world renowned musicians. Don't miss this popular annual event, featuring music, merriment, and a fabulous feast! What's on the menu? A delicious brunch graciously prepared by the chefs at Jack’s Restaurant & Pub located at the Brattleboro Country Club Live music showcasing some of our youngest students to seasoned performers A silent…

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Jazz Center Solo Piano Fest April 13-14

April 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until April 14, 2018

Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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  The Vermont Jazz Center presents its second annual solo jazz piano festival in collaboration with the Brattleboro Music Center. The festival will feature master-classes, panels, learning opportunities and concerts. World-class artists include Kirk Lightsey, Helen Sung, Christian Sands, Harold Danko, and Vermont’s own Joe Davidian and Franz Robert. Tickets and information are available at www.vtjazz.org.

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Jazz Center Solo Piano Fest April 13-14

April 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until April 14, 2018

Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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  The Vermont Jazz Center presents its second annual solo jazz piano festival in collaboration with the Brattleboro Music Center. The festival will feature master-classes, panels, learning opportunities and concerts. World-class artists include Kirk Lightsey, Helen Sung, Christian Sands, Harold Danko, and Vermont’s own Joe Davidian and Franz Robert. Tickets and information are available at www.vtjazz.org.

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Big Woods Voices Benefit

April 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Big Woods Voices unites four veteran area singers in celebrating their common passion for a cappella harmony: Alan Blood, long-time member of area groups including the Blanche Moyse Chorale, I Cantori, Blue Moon and House Blend; Will Danforth, singer-songwriter, traditional acoustic artist, and the group's arranger/composer; Becky Graber, leader of the Brattleboro Women's Chorus and Animaterra Women's Chorus in Keene; and Amanda Witman, founder and co-leader of the Brattleboro Pub Sing with Tony Barrand. Reveling in vocal harmony, Big Woods…

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Faculty Recital April 29 Features Works by Beethoven, Thuille and Mendelssohn

April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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The BMC is proud to present a Faculty Recital Sunday, April 29 at 4pm at the BMC Auditorium. Cellist Paul Cohen and pianist Nicholas Burns will play Beethoven's Sonata in F Major for Piano and Cello,  Op 5, No.1; Thuille's Sonata in D Minor for Cello and Piano,  Op. 22; and Mendelssohn's Sonata in D Major, Op. 58. Tickets for the concert – set Sunday, April 29 at 4pm at the BMC Auditorium – are $30 for patrons, $20 general admission, and…

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May 2018

Faculty Recital Features Vocal Music by British and American Composers

May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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The BMC presents a Faculty Recital Sunday, May 6, featuring a program of vocal music by British and American composers. Featured performers will be soprano Margery McCrum and tenor Walter Cramer, with Hugh Keelan at the piano. The concert will be held at 4pm in the BMC Auditorium. Tickets are $30 for patrons, $20 general admission, and $10 for students, with BMC students under 18 admitted free. For ticket information, contact the BMC at (802) 257-4523 or visit bmcvt.org. Works…

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Land of Fish and Seals: Keith Murphy CD Release concert

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Local traditional music luminary Keith Murphy presents an evening of traditional and tradition-inspired song at the BMC Sunday, May 13. The 7 pm concert in the BMC Auditorium will showcase material from Murphy’s newest release, Land of Fish and Seals, his third solo recording. Tickets are $15; contact the BMC at (802) 257-4523 or visit bmcvt.org. A highly respected traditional singer, Murphy’s direct and intimate style of singing brings the focus back to the beauty of traditional songs and ballads…

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June 2018

Juno in June

June 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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The Juno Orchestra, Vermont’s newest professional chamber orchestra, presents two concerts at the Brattleboro Music Center, the first Saturday, June 9 at 7:30pm. The soloist is Eric Bartlett on cello, a member of the New York Philharmonic and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. The program will include Charles Avison's Concerto Grosso, No. 5; Haydn's Cello Concerto No. 2, D Major, with Eric Bartlett on cello; Michael Mauldin's Petroglyph; and Haydn's Symphony 59, A major, The Fire. Tickets are available via the BMC.…

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Juno in June

June 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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The Juno Orchestra, Vermont’s newest professional chamber orchestra, presents two concerts at the Brattleboro Music Center, the second set for Sunday, June 10 at 3pm. The soloist is Eric Bartlett on cello, a member of the New York Philharmonic and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. The program will include Charles Avison's Concerto Grosso, No. 5; Haydn's Cello Concerto No. 2, D Major, with Eric Bartlett on cello; Michael Mauldin's Petroglyph; and Haydn's Symphony 59, A major, The Fire. Tickets are available via…

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Contra Dance with BMC Celtic Classes

June 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Stone Church, 210 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT United States
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Caller Adina Gordon teams up with the BMC Celtic Megaband in an event that is the culmination of the Celtic classes' year of repertoire work on repertoire and a highlight of the traditional music program. All classes will combine to perform together for this year-end contra dance. In an area rich in dance music, organizers say this dance event stands out with a band of 30 strong fiddles, mandolins, flutes and guitars. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for college students, and…

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Spring Student Orchestras Concert

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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The Brattleboro Music Center showcases student ensembles with the annual Spring Student Orchestras Concert. The free event is scheduled for Tuesday, June 12, at 7 pm  at the BMC, 72 Blanche Moyse Way. The concert represents a finale for the year and will include all levels of student ensembles, including the Tigers Ensemble, the Music in the School beginner and intermediate year programs, the Youth String Ensemble and adult student ensembles, as well as the Brattleboro Area Middle School Strings…

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BMC Madrigal Singers: Magical Madrigals & More!

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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The BMC Madrigal Singers present a selection of the greatest hits of love, sex, and popular music that have endured over 400 years. The madrigal is a musical form that originated in Italy during the 1520s. Composers attempted to express the emotion contained in each line – and individual words – of a celebrated poem. By the 1600s, the English Madrigal School of Morley, Weelkes, Bennett, Dering, Wilbye, Farnaby, et al, represented the last of the madrigal composers. They now…

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July 2018

Expressive Music Therapy Workshop & Concert

July 21 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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This workshop explores the relationship of sound, music and vibration to the body, mind and spirit.   The approach centers on the belief that this connection between music/art and healing creates positive change in the individual and in the broader community. The goal is to use music to bring joy, healing, comfort and purpose to individual lives and to help strengthen community connections. Music therapist Dr. Ayla Clark and her colleagues will use the creative process of musical interventions to…

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September 2018

Double Bill: Night Tree & Dunham Shoe Factory

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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The Brattleboro Music Center presents a double bill with the roots-based music group Night Tree and the contemporary acoustic ensemble Dunham Shoe Factory. Night Tree is made up of six diverse musicians who came together unexpectedly within the walls of Boston’s New England Conservatory. The sextet attracts dramatic attention not only for its abnormal instrumentation of two fiddles, cello, accordion, saxophone, percussion, voice, and the occasional viola and mandolin, but for its collective representation and incorporation of traditions from Irish,…

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  • BMC Bravo SocietyThe Brattleboro Music Center relies on volunteers in the community who give generously of their time. We are pleased to honor the following for their help in June, 2018:
    Ella Aquadro, Adam Bergeron, Chris Bowen, Stephen Broll, Deb Bunker, Tim Callahan, Sandy Campbell, Star Christie, Brian Cohen, Dvora Cohen, Walter Cramer, Judy Fink, David & Joy Fleming, Rob Freeberg, Peter Gibbons, Harlin Glovacki, Chris Goding, Riley Goodemote, Bill & Lerna Gottesman, Rebecca Greene-Cramer, Tom Green, Don Hayes, Lynn & Georges Herzog, Karen Horton, Steven John, Deedee Jones, Frank Klucken, Nicolas Liechti, Meg Lyons, Joe Madison, Michael Mayer, Kris McDermet, Cabot Miller, Emily Miller, Sarah Miller, Kristen Outwater, Laura Polant, Michael Riley, Dana Ruppert & Nate, Alison Schoales, Bill Shontz, Heather Sommerlad, Terry Sylvester, Takako Uedo and Andrea Watkins.
    Thank you to all Windham Orchestra members who participated in the “POPS for Pops” music fair, for their contributions of food and music!

The Brattleboro Music Center

72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT  05301

(802) 257-4523

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