2019 Summer Gala

Saturday, August 3, 2019

A performance to celebrate Yellow Barn
and support the Yellow Barn Scholarship Fund

The Original Yellow Barn at the Wells House
91 Old Route 5 South, Putney, Vermont

11:00 Arrival and refreshments
11:30 Performance
12:30 Lunch with Yellow Barn musicians

$125 per person

Space for this event is limited, and reservations are necessary. Please reply by July 15 to Joohyun Lee, General Administrator, at (802) 387-6637 or joohyun@yellowbarn.org.


Strozzi Diporti di Euterpe — Rachel Schutz, soprano
Cage Sounds of Venice — Eduardo Leandro
Vivaldi Le quattro stagioni — Anthony Marwood, solo violin

This performance is dedicated with love to David and Janet Wells.

A Necessary Musical Haven

We invite you to the original Yellow Barn to share your love of chamber music through your generosity.

In 1969, cellist David Wells and pianist Janet Wells founded Yellow Barn as an informal summer retreat for David’s students. Their neighbors embraced this vibrant addition to their community, which was named by a musician for the color of the Wellses’ farm house. Over the ensuing decades Yellow Barn has evolved into one of the finest chamber music performance centers in the world.

Each year 36 young professional musicians, selected from over 500 applicants across the United States and abroad, gather to live, study, and perform along with an internationally renowned faculty, creating a necessary musical haven.

To make this possible, Yellow Barn depends on a fully-funded program, ten thousand dollars per musician, which we raise from the ground up every year. As part of our celebration there will be an opportunity to demonstrate your support with a gift or pledge. Together we will ensure that extraordinary musicians are able to pursue their work free of financial burden.

Our annual gala makes it possible for Yellow Barn experiences to continue for years to come — for all of us.


Leaders — $5,000

Benefactors — $2,500

Patrons — $1,000

Friends — $750

Supporters — $500

Subscribers — $250

Audience — $100