Upper Valley Music Center News

UVMC’s Orchestra Debuts Name: Upper Valley Symphony Orchestra

UVMC's community orchestra will perform under a new name at their spring concert on Sunday, April 14.

Volunteer Spotlight: Judy Pond

Get to know Judy and what it's like to volunteer at UVMC.

Year In Review Video 2023

Take a look back at the year in music.

Holiday Music Festival 2023

A season of musical celebration!

Share music with someone you love on #GivingTuesday

Take the opportunity to spread the musical love!

Highlights of Fall Events

Photos from workshops, performances and special moments.

Volunteer Spotlight: Ann Stephens

A Little Lunch Music

UVMC launches a free faculty concert series.

Summer 2023 at UVMC

A look back at this year's camps, festivals, and events.

UVMC Welcomes New Faculty

Get to know our newest teachers!

Volunteer Spotlight: Heike Chaney

Get to know our 2023 AmeriCorps VISTA Communications expert, who also happens to be a UVMC alum!

Alumni Profile: Katie Davis

Catching up with UVMC alum Katie Davis.

Celebrating UVMC Graduates

UVMC celebrates 10 high school graduates for the class of 2023.

Sing & Play Festival 2023 Recap

Celebrating music by each other, for each other, in our community.

Tour Group to NYC

UVMC's string ensemble performed for students at two schools in Manhattan.

Suzuki Cello and Viola Studios Host Guest Musicians

Guest performers and teachers bring opportunities for collaboration and community-building.

Upper Valley Music Center and Lebanon Libraries Launch Partnership

Join UVMC and Lebanon Libraries for a series of free musical events for the whole community.

Welcome New Faculty!

UVMC welcomes new teachers in woodwinds and voice.

Upper Valley Music Center Receives Grant from New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

The $60,000 grant will help UVMC further its mission.

Year in Review 2022

A look back at a year making music together.

Holiday Music Festival 2022

A look back at this year's festival.

UVMC In the News

Recent media coverage of UVMC.

Give Music on #GivingTuesday

Take the opportunity to spread the musical love!

Community Chorus at UVMC welcomes Interim Director

Annie Arrington will lead the community chorus as it resumes activity in 2023!

Summer 2022 at UVMC

A look back at this year's camps, festivals, and programs.

Welcome New Faculty

UVMC welcomes Draa Hobbs and William Ogmundson.

Celebrating UVMC Graduates

UVMC celebrates 5 high school graduates for the class of 2022.

Sing & Play Festival Recap

Thanks to everyone who participated in our musical celebration!

UVMC Students in the News

UVMC students featured in the Valley News.

UVMC Faculty In The News

UVMC Faculty featured in the media.

Welcome New Faculty!

Welcome four new and familiar faces to UVMC.

Year in Review 2021

A look back at the last 12 months of music-making.

Holiday Music Festival 2021

Highlights from this years musical celebration.

August Brings Three Faculty Performances

UVMC Faculty are eager to return to performing and sharing music with our community.

Composer Daniel Bernard Roumain visits UVMC

The celebrated composer and violinists is visiting two UVMC classes to share music and discussion.

Zoomberry Chorus Recording

Members of the Zoomberry Chorus gathered at Lebanon Opera House to record.

Announcing the Bringing Us Together Campaign

UVMC's Board of Directors has launched a campaign to help bring us together again in a way that is safe for students, faculty and families.

2020 Year In Review

Whether you are a student, parent, supporter, or all of the above, take a look back at 2020 and see your impact on the musical community!

Holiday Music Festival 2020

A look back at the caroling, recitals, Messiah Sing, and classes that made up our online celebration.

Photo Gallery: Outdoor Music Gatherings

From individual lessons to orchestras, UVMC students took advantage of warmer temperatures to make music together outdoors.

UVMC Received a Grant for Social Music-Making

UVMC received a grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts to support our Weekends@UVMC drop-in music-making events.

UVMC In the News- Upper Valley Choruses Adapt

The Valley News featured UVMC's Zoomberry in a story about how choruses are adapting to COVID.

Summer 2020 – Sustaining Connections Online

Summer 2020 was unlike any we've ever had, but the UVMC community kept the music alive in lessons, classes, and informal gatherings.

UVMC Welcomes New Faculty Member Chloe Brisson

UVMC welcomes new Voice Faculty member Chloe Brisson.

UVMC and Senior Center Supply Music & Food

Student performers share their hard work with seniors at the Upper Valley Senior Center, who enjoy the music as they wait in line for "Grab & Go" meals.

UVMC Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

Nils Fredland will be teaching ukulele, and Brenda Chien joins as a collaborative pianist.

UVMC Hosts Two Violin Master Classes

UVMC hosts two master teachers for classes that are free and open to the public.

Messiah Sing 2019

More than 200 came together to sing, play, and celebrate at our 2019 Messiah Sing with Orchestra.

Winter & Spring Registration is Now Open!

Register now for Winter Music Together and Spring group classes and ensembles!

Suzuki Program Students Place 1st and 2nd in State Competition

Congratulations to Riley Chin and Oliver Andrews!

Holiday Open House 2019

On December 7, 2019, we hosted our biggest ever Holiday Open House, featuring student performances, workshops, jams, and caroling.

Summer 2019 at UVMC

2019 was a great summer for camps and festivals at UVMC!

Infinitus String Trio Educational Residency

The beat-boxing string trio visited schools, worked with students, and performed at LOH.

UVMC Celebrates Our 25th Anniversary

The 2019-20 season marks UVMC's 25th annivesary of making music in the Upper Valley!

UVMC Welcomes Three New Faculty Members

UVMC welcomes Annie Hansen to the Piano Faculty and Emma McAlister to the Suzuki violin faculty.

A Beatboxing String Trio Comes to Lebanon

UVMC and Lebanon Opera House will co-present a residency and performances featuring UVMC students.

Fall 2019 Registration Is Now Open!

Group class enrollment for Fall 2019 opens Monday, July 15. Enrollment for individual lessons opens later in July.

August is Cello Month at UVMC!

Norman Fischer & Jeanne Fischer will deliver a concert and a masterclass, and Ben Kulp will be presenting all six of Bach’s cello suites.

Upper Valley Music Center Launches New Logo

The Upper Valley Music Center unveils its brand-new logo on July 15th. 

Sing & Play: Festival 2019

Hundreds of people came out to sing and play together at our 2019 event.

UVMC Students Perform at 2019 NH Inauguration

The Upper Valley Music Center was honored to be invited to perform at the Inauguration of Chris Sununu as governor of the state of New Hampshire, Thursday, January 3, 2019.

UVMC Receives $98,000 Grant for Historic Preservation

A grant of $98,000 will help UVMC complete historic preservation work.

A Home for Music Education in the Upper Valley

In January of 2017, UVMC launched a capital campaign for the purchase of a new home at 8 South Park Street in Lebanon.