Putney Vermont is located just north of Brattleboro, near I-91, in the Southern Vermont region.
Putney is a great place to live and work, with ininovative schools such as The Putney School - an alternative independent high school, Landmark College - the first college exclusively for learning disabled students, and The Greenwood School - a boarding school for boys age 9-15 who have been diagnosed with dyslexia and/or related language-based learning disabilities.
Some popular attractions in Putney include Santa's Land Theme Park & Zoo - a safe and friendly park designed for family fun, Basketville - a family-owned business of handmade baskets and other handcrafted items for the home, and the George Aiken Gardens - a reminder of George Aiken; founder of the Putney Nursery, Vermont Governor, and US Senator.
Every August, the VJC’s Summer Jazz Workshop hosts multi-generational participants from around the world for an intense week of study. This year, the VJC celebrates its 46th season August 9-13 with an online program for wind players, vocalists and guitarists and an in-person program for pianists at the Brattleboro Music Center. World-class faculty encourage and support the musical development of each participant by utilizing a teaching style based on positive reinforcement. In Person Piano Program: $1350. Instructors: Zaccai Curtis, Ray Gallon, Eugene Uman. Daily Masterclasses, History, & Duo-Plus Workshops (10:00 am -5:30 pm). Zoom Tunes on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Live, in-person jam session. On-Line Instrumental & Vocal Program: $265. Instructors: Voice: Sheila Jordan, Jay Clayton. Saxophone and Flute: Camille Thurman. Guitar: Freddie Bryant. Guitarists and Wind players: daily, two-hour-long Masterclasses. Vocalists: daily, two-hour-long Singing the Standards program. Zoom Tunes on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Live, in-person jam session for local attendees.
Listen Up is an original musical based on the lives of Vermont teens! The script is based on interviews and workshops held with over 800 teens from around the state and does contain mature themes and language. The show will be held outdoors, under the stars. Come to enjoy the show and listen to what today's youth have to say!