Newport Area Community Orchestra
The Newport Area Community Orchestra is a community based orchestra dedicated to the Northeast Kingdom and the surrounding communities. The orchestra is dedicated to quality performances in a setting that provides an educational and cultural relationship between musicians and audience. In addition, NACO's mission is to foster excellence and innovation in the arts within the community, as well as a sense of pride and accomplishment. It serves the student communities of North Country Union High School, Lake Region Union High School, North Country Junior High School, and Stanstead College. Students are encouraged to join the orchestra, including strings, woodwinds, percussion, and brass. NACO presents several annual concerts each year. The orchestras smaller ensembles also perform at other local venues during the year.
Calendar of Events
August 4, 2015 - Performance for the Crafsbury Community Care Center (Trio Nostalgia - 3:00 pm)
August 18, 2015 - AARP Luncheon at St. Mark's Church (Trio Nostalgia - 12:00 pm)
September 1, 2015 - NACO Rehearsals begin for fall concert (6:30 pm)
September 6, 2015 - "Welcome Back" service at the First Universalist Parish (FUP Ensemble)
September 19, 2015 - NACO Piano Trio performance for North Woods coffee house - (7:00 pm)
October 18, 2015 - NACO Piano Trio Concert (The United Church in Newport - 3:00 pm)
November 8, 2015 - Northeast Kingdom Chamber Players program at St. Mark's Episcopal Church
December 5, 2015 - 3rd Annual NACO Orchestra Members Recital at St. Mark's Episcopal Church
December 13, 2015 - Newport Area Community Orchestra Fall Concert (United Church in Newport)
December 20, 2015 - First Universalist Parish Winter Solstice Service (FUP Ensemble)
The Newport Area Community Orchestra is a Vermont Domestic Non-Profit Corporation, and a Non-Profit 501 (c) (3) Private Operating Foundation. All donations to the orchestra are tax-deductible. Your donations will greatly appreciated and will help with the orchestra's future expansion plans.
Please check our GoFundMe page at the following link to help the orchestra expand its outreach programs. http://www.gofundme.com/xqe295w