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Handel and Haydn Society

H+H's Vocal Arts Program provides choral training, musicianship instruction, and performance opportunities for talented young singers in grades 3–12. Established in 1994, the Vocal Arts Program (VAP) is one of H+H’s most important and accessible educational initiatives for New England youth. VAP includes five choral ensembles, musicianship classes, and a pre-professional program that provides private voice instruction at New England Conservatory. Students sing and learn with peers from more than 50 communities and have the opportunity to perform at venues that range from Symphony Hall to Boston Children’s Museum.

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Founded in Boston in 1815, the Handel and Haydn Society (H+H) is considered America’s oldest continuously performing arts organization and will celebrate its Bicentennial in 2015. Its Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus are internationally recognized in the field of Historically Informed Performance, using the instruments and techniques of the composer’s time. Under Artistic Director Harry Christophers’ leadership, the mission of the Handel and Haydn Society is to enrich life and influence culture by performing Baroque and Classical music at the highest levels of artistic excellence, and by providing engaging, accessible, and broadly inclusive music education and training activities. H+H’s Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus present live and recorded historically informed performances of this repertoire in ways that stimulate the musical and cultural development of our Greater Boston community and contemporary audiences across the nation and beyond.

Learn about H+H's Karen S. and George D. Levy Education Program http://handelandhaydn.org/education/