"As Of Then": A Massive, Experimental, Creative Collaboration

As of Then is an experimental collaboration between UVM faculty and students in music composition, music performance, dance choreography and video production during Fall 2020. Faculty started the conversation by imagining structure and prompts to inspire creativity.

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Percussionists Nicola Cannizzaro and D. Thomas Toner on stage

VSO’s ‘Music for Days Like This’

From The Barre-Montpelier Times Argus:

When the Vermont Symphony Orchestra presents its second “Music for Days Like This,” online at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, it will feature some unlikely ensembles, including VSO percussionists D. Thomas Toner and Nicola Cannizzaro.

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D. Thomas Toner Performs "Sleep" in Virtual Marimba Choir

This summer, 227 percussionists from 40 countries collaborated on a virtual performance of Eric Whitacre's "Sleep." The piece, originally composed for a cappella choir, was arranged for percussion choir by conductor Joby Burgess. You will see the familiar face of D. Thomas Toner, percussion head and director of Concert Band and Vermont Wind Ensemble, at about 1:35!

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