Featured Programs

Looking for a Program?

Program Directories 
Music On VPR | All News/Talk | All Music | Full Directory

Program Schedules
VPR ScheduleVPR Classical Schedule | Printable Schedule - VPR & VPR Classical (PDF)

Local Programs
List Of Programs | Recent Program Posts

Below are the latest Featured Programs you may have heard about on the broadcast. Send us a message if you have feedback about the programs.

University of Vermont

Wondering what you should wear to a classical concert? When should you clap? Can you bring your kids?

Lizzie Post, of the Emily Post Institute in Burlington, has the answers and she stopped by the VPR Classical studios to take the mystery out of going to classical concerts.

Over the last year, VPR’s Live From The Fort music video series has brought you some of the best musician’s from Vermont diverse music scene.

This Friday, July 3 at 12 p.m. and Monday, July 6 at 8 p.m., join VPR’s Ric Cengeri  for an hour-long "mixtape" special featuring musicians who’ve played on Live from the Fort. You’ll hear a wide range of genres: rock, pop, folk, R’n’B and more! Check out the playlist below.

Catherine Hays / VPR

Who doesn’t love the beloved food festival, where it’s OK to eat tomato candy, zucchini ice cream and mounds of cheese?

VPR

Nothing says summertime like taking in a baseball game! We’ll be cheering on the Vermont Lake Monsters on Friday, July 24 at Burlington’s Centennial Field and we want you to be our guests. We’re giving away 12 pairs of tickets to the game. Enter to win here – the deadline is July 17 at noon.

Hope to see you there, and go team! Click here for the contest rules.

Piers Nye / Flickr

This fruit tree is native to China and the leaves are used in the silkworm industry. It’s also the topic of a children’s nursery rhyme, which actually was started as a song sung by female inmates as they exercised around this bush in the prison yard. Yes, it’s the mulberry.

US-PD / Wikipedia Creative Commons

In this week’s episode, we’ll explore the influence the reformation and counter-reformation had on the world of music including the work of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.

VPR

Join VPR's Reuben Jackson for a special this Saturday morning on VPR Classical called Where Have We Met Before: Classical Pieces By Pop Icons. We'll hear works by Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Vernon Duke and others.

Listen on VPR Classical at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 4th, and 8 p.m. on Monday, July 6th.

Young Writers Project: 'Sunken Ship'

Jun 29, 2015

Grace Lu, who has just completed Grade 8 at Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School in Essex Junction, says she was inspired to write this song “when some of my friends didn't seem to be my friends anymore.” She wrote the lyrics, plays the piano and sings in the audio version, and made her own video of the song as well, using her camera, a tripod and stop-motion animation.

Awesome Etiquette: Buying Very Personal Items At The Drugstore

Jun 26, 2015
fotofrog / istock

What is the proper etiquette for waiting in line behind someone buying personal items at the drugstore? Especially in a small town, or even a small college town, this can be an awkward situation.

Duene Ellison / iStock

Ben Franklin once said, “A man of words and not of deeds, is like a garden full of weeds.” Yes, with all the rain lately, weeds are having a hay day! Controlling them can be the bane of a gardener's existence and often the reason novice gardeners throw in the hoe and head for the beach come summer.

Pages