GMYS Auditions. Auditions for summer and fall placement in all three orchestras and CAMP: May 5, 19 & June 20. Open seats for musicians novice through advanced next fall. 9 am. Center for Arts & Learning, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. firstname.lastname@example.org; 888-4470 $25 audition fee; the GMYS programs charge tuition, but need-based assistance is available!
Bagitos. 28 Main St., Montpelier. Open mic every Wed. Other shows T.B.A. bagitos.com
Charlie O’s World Famous. 70 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-6820.
Every Tues.: Karaoke, 9 p.m.–1 a.m.
Espresso Bueno. 248 N. Main St., Barre. 479-0896. Free/by donation. email@example.com. espressobueno.com.
The historic bells of Montpelier’s Trinity United Methodist Church will be played on three “leaf peeper” weekends this fall. Half-hour recitals will begin at 3:58 p.m. on Sat. Sept. 23 and Sun. the 24th; Sat. Sept. 30 and Sun. Oct. 1; and Sat. Oct. 7 and Sun. the 8th. Programs will be available at the front door of the church.
Michael Loris will play the unrestored 1908 McShane chime of ten bells (the only completely original tower bell instrument in Vermont), and the matching 1872 bass bell (or bourdon), one of the heaviest bells in the Green Mountain State (2,552 lb.).
Sunday, October 1, 2:30 p.m., The Barre Opera House – violinist Soovin Kim and pianist Gloria Chien. Two of the world’s finest young classical musicians offer a program that includes Schumann, Strauss, Ives and Kreisler. The concert is part of the TD Bank Celebration Series. $20-27- call the box office at 476-8188 or order tickets online at www.barreoperahouse.org.
Students 18 and under will be admitted free to this performance.
Capital City Concerts opens its 2017-2018 season of world-class chamber music on Friday, September 29 at 7:30PM at the Unitarian Church of Montpelier, and Sunday, October 1 at 3PM at the Paramount Theater in Rutland in a program called Magic, Modes & Minerals. The performers are some of Vermont’s finest musicians including violinist Mary Rowell, violist Stefanie Taylor, cellist Emily Taubl, harpistRebecca Kauffman, and flutist Karen Kevra. They will play works of Debussy, Carlos Salzedo, and Albert Roussel.
To learn more about the musicians, venues, programs, and to order tickets visitwww.capitalcityconcerts.org. Individual and subscription tickets (new lower price for 2017-get all 4 concerts for the price of 5) are also available at Bear Pond Books, Montpelier. (in person, check or cash only)
Join us for a celebration of new music and some tasty treats and coffee at Capitol Grounds Cafe in Montpelier, VT.
Pianist Luke Rackers and cellist Michael Close will be performing new works by living composers. This concert is a fundraising event for Abundant Silence with all proceeds benefiting the organization. We will be showcasing works by composers on the Abundant Silence roster. Check out more info online at: www.abundantsilence.org.