Summer 2022 at UVMC
Students from 8 months to 80+ years played and sang with us in camps, festivals, classes, lessons, and events all summer long. UVMC partnered with organizations throughout the Upper Valley including Kilton Library, CCBA, Lebanon Recreation, Lebanon Opera House, Hopkins Center for the Arts, AVA Gallery and Art Center and Special Needs Support Center to bring music education programs to the community.
Singing for the Stage
11 campers practiced musical theater singing with Julie Ness and Jennifer Hansen
Hanover Street Chamber Music Festival
15 musicians worked with 4 faculty coaches to study and perform in chamber ensembles.
Fiddle & Guitar Intensive Week
16 fiddlers and guitar players learned tunes and skills together.
UVMC partnered with Lebanon Recreation, Arts & Parks to bring music class to summer camp for the 4th year for 152 students ages 5-12.
In a new partnership, UVMC also brought music classes to Carter Community Building Association's recreation camp, serving 175 students ages 5-12.
Music Lab and Camp Aspire
Partnering with Special Needs Support Center, UVMC led music classes for 8 adults and 10 campers.
Paint to the Music and Art-estra Orchestra
26 students participated in camps in partnership with AVA Gallery and Art Center.
Early Childhood Music Classes
25 children and their grownups participated in Music Together classes and a Suzuki Explorers class.
Upper Valley Chamber Orchestra
UVMC's community orchestra rehearsed throughout the summer in preparation for the fall concert.
246 students enrolled in more than 1,000 one-on-one lessons on a range of instruments.
Fiddlers and fiddle-tune lovers gathered for Slow Jams and Monday Night Fiddle Class.
Guest artists Lea Morris and Patricia Norton led a community singing workshop on June 30.
Cambridge Youth Gamelan led two workshops in Colburn Park on July 9.
Seth Parker Woods
The cellist Seth Parker Woods visited for a conversation with UVMC cello students in conjunction with his Hopkins Center concert.
Kilton Library Concerts
Ben Kulp and Jeremiah McLane performed in free community concerts in a partnership with Lebanon Public Libraries.
Grab & Go Concerts
UMVC students performed at the Upper Valley Senior Center for their grab-and-go meal delivery for three lunchtime concerts.
13 UVMC students and faculty performed in Lebanon Opera House's Nexus Festival including a parade through Lebanon's tunnel!