Local musicians

unconventional spaces

Liam John

Sofia Hirsch

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Bill Calfee

Chris Hansen

Jennifer Cassidy

Music in the Barn is the brainchild of local musicians Liam John and Sofia Hirsch who had a dream to take music out of the concert hall and into the community. The inspiration for hosting concerts in barns came to Liam in 2020 when he moved to a farm in Jericho and began playing cello with friends in a hayloft (featured on the homepage). Sofia, a professional violinist and regular contributor to the series, brings years of experience organizing and performing with local ensembles. Together, Liam and Sofia hope to present concerts that are approachable, affordable, and memorable. Today, with fiscal sponsorship provided by the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps and financial support from friends and neighbors, Music in the Barn is rapidly establishing itself among Vermont's legendary summer music offerings. 

Bill, Chris, and Jennifer are three devoted, energetic concert attendees who bring a wealth of experience in business and non-profit management. They provide careful guidance and inspiration with an eye to the future.

Music in the barn in the media 

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