Upcoming Events

Fall Concert
Sunday, December 9th, 2:00pm Barre Opera House
All three GMYS orchestras will perform.

Spring semester begins
January 5th.

Contact us NOW for an audition to join GMYS

Intro to Strings Class  We’ll offer another session this winter. For more information, contact us

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Opening Remarks

Credit: Meg B.Allison, U-32 Library

Several GMYS musicians joined Black Violin on stage during their appearance on October 25th at the Barre Opera House. What a fantastic opportunity to work with classically trained professionals taking music in new directions!


GMYS Presents a Fall Concert

The GMYS Fall Concert on Sunday, December 9, 2018, 2:00pm at the Barre Opera House will showcase all three orchestras. More information

Concert Sponsors: Ellis Music and CenterPoint Financial

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Latest News & Events

Intro to Strings Class

Montpelier, Vermont August 8, 2018

The Green Mountain Youth Symphony (GMYS) has partnered with Monteverdi Music School and Vermont Violins to pilot a new Intro to Strings class. This group class is for 8-12 year olds who have never played a stringed instrument, but would like to try it out. GMYS Artistic Director, Bob Blais, will teach the 9-week class in space donated by Monteverdi. Read more >

The Green Mountain Youth Symphony Fifth Annual Playathon

Monteplier, Vermont September 29, 2018

On Saturday, September 29th, the Green Mountain Youth Symphony is holding a Playathon & Bake Sale fundraiser – 7 hours of continuous live music in downtown Montpelier at Christ Episcopal Church (64 State Street, across from the Post Office).

GMYS musicians are collecting pledges for the Playathon. The money raised will support GMYS programs and the scholarship fund. No student is turned away for inability to pay full tuition. If you would like to donate, contact your favorite GMYS musician or donate online. Read more >



Tuition & Financial Assistance

No student is turned away due to an inability to pay

The Green Mountain Youth Symphony awards tuition assistance on the basis of income and family size. More information











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