4th of July Celebration – FREE Pops Concert July 3rd Mabee Farms

Funding for this project made possible in part by a grant from the Schenectady County Legislature through its County Initiative Program Events begin at 6pm.  Program begins at 7pm and Schenectady Symphony at 8 pm followed by fireworks. Click on link for more information: https://www.schenectadycounty.com/content/independence-day-celebration Directions: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/”/mabee+farm+historic+site/@42.8646697,-74.1018149,12z/data=!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x89de6587c2fc9ebb:0xbdc6379b29f0900f!2m2!1d-74.031775!2d42.864691  

Schenectady Symphony Orchestra’s Annual Classical Breakfast

  CLASSICAL BREAKFAST Sunday, July 16th 9:30 am -11:30 am The Terrace at the River Stone Manor 1437 Amsterdam Road Schenectady, NY 12302 On the serene banks of the Mohawk River enjoy a lovely morning of classical music and a light breakfast to support the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra with a performance by Women of Note featuring Cathy Barber […]

League Sets Sail to Mac-Hayden’s “Anything Goes”

THE LEAGUE OF THE SCNECTADAY ORCHESTRA sets sail to Mac-Hayden Theatre for an afternoon of fun, food, and Cole Porter’s iconic musical ANYTHING GOES!

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

– 10:30 am the bus departs the Home Depot parking lot in Schenectady.
– 12 pm lunch in Chatham at the Whitestone Cafe
– 2 pm performance of the show with such song classics as “You’re The Top,” “Friendship,” “I Get at Kick Out Of You,” and many more.

Bus returns, leaving Chatham by 4:30.

There are a limited number of seats available, and the cost of the day’s outing:

– $115 per person for League Member
– $130 per person non-League Member

Call Connie Hayer to reserve your seat (s) and for more information.



For All The Ages

by Benjamin Pomerance You hear the children first. The adults stand there silently, yielding center stage to the voices of youth. And for the next 45 minutes, this is how the drama unfolds. In unison and in three-part harmonies, in Latin and in English, in dramatic crescendos and in plaintive subtleties, the children establish the […]

Fitness & Harmony

Support your New Year’s Resolutions to stay healthy and active while supporting the Schenectady Symphony! Thanks to the kindness of the Schenectady YMCA, we are pleased to offer a 6-month no-cost family membership to the Schenectady YMCA – valued at $514.00 – to the highest donor through this campaign. Every gift made through this campaign […]

Misery Loves Company

Mark your calendar TODAY to join BEAT BEETHOVEN! the Capital District’s first and best 5K run that supports the arts.  Dig out your running shoes, dust off your sweats, and plan to race along to the thundering sounds of Beethoven’s mighty Symphony No. 5.  Cross the finish line before the music ends and you’ll win a free […]

Summertime Stretch

Well, it is mid-summer once again. We hope you are all enjoying your summer activities.  We have been busy as well, with a number of summer events and outings.  July brought us a morning of music under the terrace at River Stone Manor along the Mohawk River at our Classical Breakfast on July 17.  The […]

Music Along the Mohawk

OKThe music doesn’t stop when our concert season ends in April.   It just moves outdoors! We kick off our summer schedule with a beloved tradition, our Classical Breakfast on the banks of the Mohawk River.   Mark your calendar for Sunday, July 17  from 9:30-11:30 and join us under the Terrace Tent on the manicured […]

Oh, What A Beautiful Morning!

We were so very fortunate to have a beautiful morning again this Sunday for our Classical Breakfast at River Stone Manor in Scotia.  With music from A Touch Of Woodwinds, led by SSO principal clarinetist Tom Gerbino, along with principal flute Beth Chinery, principal oboe Sue Kokernak, bassoonist Mel Toub and horn player Josh Thompson, nearly […]

Notes from the Archives…

For more than 80 years, the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra has been an orchestra steeped in the community, dedicated to providing live classical music for the cultural enhancement of the community and affording the opportunity for local musicians to play the great orchestral works. We share our Music Director and many of our musicians with other area […]