Helen LyonsClassical Morning Host
VPR Classical’s morning host, Helen Lyons, is a Williston native. She holds a BA in Music from Wellesley College and Artist Diplomas from the Royal Academy of Music in London, and College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. She has enjoyed an international singing career spanning three continents, performing in Europe, China, The Philippines and the USA.
Locally, Helen has sung with The Vermont Mozart Festival, Burlington’s First Night, BARN Opera, and enjoys ongoing engagements around the state. Helen teaches private classical voice lessons at her South Burlington studio, and loves working with students of all ages and levels.
Middlebury hosts New England premiere of 'A Standing Witness' where American history and classical music intertwineMiddlebury's Mahaney Arts Center hosted the New England premiere of an exciting new work by Richard Danielpour, commissioned by Music From Copland House. Performed by mezzo-soprano Susan Graham and the Music From Copland House ensemble, the work is a setting of poetry by U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Rita Dove.
Boston-based violist Ashleigh Gordon embarks on a 2-year residency with the Brattleboro Music Center.
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