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Professional musicians performed 23 selected works from student submissions to our online mentoring website. The works include students in grades 3-12 from many locations around the state, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Opus 29 featured brass, percussion, piano and voice. Review the details for Opus 29 including submission dates and composition criteria.

January 12, 2015 at Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael's College. Audio recordings available NOW.

Order the complete Opus 29 video recording including selected rehearsal footage.


Professional Musicians for Opus 29


Cynthia Huard


Andrew Gagnon, Will Charron

Vocal Ensemble

  Stefanie Weigand, soprano - Linda Radtke, alto  

Erik Nielsen, tenor - Eric K. Brooks, bass

 Inora Brass

 Chris Rivers, Jason Whitcomb, trumpet  

Joy Worland, French horn

Lori Salimando-Porter, trombone

Bill Keck, tuba

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Congratulations to the 60+ students who posted works and interacted with professional composer mentors in our online password protected website with a goal of the live performance of their work.

Title of Composition Student Composer School Grade
A Bright Day Gracie Bangoura Integrated Arts Academy at HO Wheeler, Burlington, VT 5
Angel's Breath Daelan Roosa Independent Study - Westtown School, West Chester, PA 9
Apollo's Medley Susie Francy Leland and Gray Union Middle and High School, Townshend, VT 11
Arab March Ethan Duncan Independent Study - Williston Central School, VT 8
Aria and Fanfare Arijeet Sensharma George Mason High School, Falls Church, VA 12
Brass Quintet in C Major Anna Halladay Edmunds Middle School, Burlington VT 8
El Jazz de Hoy Alex Wick Edmunds Middle School, Burlington VT 6
Et Cetera Brendan Magill Harwood Union Middle School, Duxbury VT 8
Lights Ray Aley Colchester High School, VT 10
Limitless Malayna Johnson Harwood Union High School, Duxbury VT 12
Mizu Gabe Harter Independent Study - Springfield HS, VYOA, U32, Montpelier VT 11
Morning Melody Amelia Opsahl and Wells Mundell-Wood The Grammar School, Putney VT 6
Nola Leslie Bixby Black River High School, Ludlow VT 11
O Ship that Travellest Saigelyn Green North Country Union High School, Newport VT 12
Song of the Birds Andrew Kim Independent Study - Tuttle Middle School, South Burlington VT 5
Party at 10 P.M. Annika Heintz Wallingford Elementary School, VT 5
Persistence Wayne Alexander Glover Community School, VT 7
Sibling Rivalry Anna Scoppettone Montpelier High School, VT 11
Solitude Ross Getek Lamoille Union High School, Hyde Park VT 10
The Dancer: Part II Patricia Bristow-Johnson South Burlington High School, VT 12
Trumpet Tune Daniel Wick Champlain Elementary School, Burlington VT 3
Verbis defectis Musica Incipit Emily Ballou South Royalton School, VT 10
Wedding Toast Lily Fournier Main Street Middle School, Montpelier VT 8



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