“Fresh Voices” Concert – WMHT Sunday, January10th at 6pm

Happy New Year Schenectady Symphony Friends and Family! For our first broadcast of the year, we will feature the concert “Fresh Voices” from 2017. This concert includes Beethoven’s 8th Symphony along with music from Faure and Rachmaninoff. The signature piece is John Rutter’s “Mass of the Children”, featuring 140 student voices from Niskayuna School District. […]

EXTENDED – Schenectady Symphony offers virtual Poinsettia Pops concert

EXTENDED TO JANUARY 6TH.  TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED 12/24 TO 1/4 ONLINE AT WWW.PROCTORS.ORG. Daily Gazette SCHENECTADY Schenectady Symphony offers virtual Poinsettia Pops concert By Indiana Nash | December 8, 2020 When the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra first considered putting on a holiday pops concert, they pictured some beloved festive songs, performed by musicians dressed in holiday garb. They […]

Schenectady Symphony Poinsettia Pops Virtual Concert

The Schenectady Symphony Orchestra is Back “Virtually”! The Schenectady Symphony is excited to announce our very first streaming virtual concert! Poinsettia Pops will feature holiday music especially selected by Artistic Director, Glen Cortese.  We will also welcome Guest Vocalist, Jean Leonard. The concert will be pre-recorded on the mainstage at Proctors and will include such holiday standards […]

Holiday Favorites with Glen Cortese – WMHT – Sunday December 6 @ 6pm

Hello Schenectady Symphony Friends – Our next broadcast will be on Sunday, December 6th at 6:00 PM on WMHT Live.  Join the symphony’s Artistic Director, Glen Cortese, as he presents a program of favorite holiday music.  Personal greetings from several members of the orchestra will also be featured.  We’re sure you will enjoy this wonderful […]

Maestro Schneider’s Obituary

Schenectady Symphony family and friends – Here is the link to Maestro Schneider’s obituary and information about his memorial service which will be streamed on his church’s website. https://www.dimblebyfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/obituary-listings?obId=18758664#/obituaryInfo Charles Albert Schneider Obituary – Visitation & Funeral Information Share Memories & Support the Family. www.dimblebyfuneralhomes.com

Schenectady Symphony Orchestra – WMHT “Favorite Musical Tales” Sunday, November 1st at 6PM

Hello Schenectady Symphony friends – please join us for our next broadcast, Sunday, November 1st on WMHT Live.  Artistic Director Glen Cortese will pay tribute to Music Director Emeritus Charles Schneider who passed away recently with a concert from the 2007 season entitled “Favorite Musical Tales”.  Maestro Schneider will lead the orchestra with music from Rossini […]

Remembering Charles Schneider

Remembering Charles Schneider, longtime leader of the Schenectady Symphony By Indiana Nash | Daily Gazette October 14, 2020 Charles Schneider, a longtime leader of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra as well as several other New York-based music groups, died last week from complications due to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, according to the Symphony. “He was one of the most even-keeled people […]