Symphonic Sunset

Looking for a way to spend a nice evening, do a little shopping and support the Schenectady Symphony at the same time?  Symphonic Sunset, hosted by GLENNPETER JEWELERS, might be your chance! Please join League Members as we proudly pay tribute to the presence of our Symphony Orchestra whose classical music enhances the cultural ambiance […]

League Annual Meeting & Musicale

Jewish Community Center 2565 Balltown Road Niskayuna, NY 12309 Thursday May 22, 2014 7:00 PM Piano ~ Violin ~ String Bass ~ Marimba! Come enjoy free performances by some of the Capital Region’s talented young musicians at the League of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra‘s Annual Meeting & Musicale. The evening of music and light refreshments is […]

Young Pianist Awarded Honor

The 2014 Parillo Piano Competition was held on Saturday, May 3 at the Schenectady County Community College School of Music. The winner was Rachel Sohn, a 9th grader from Clifton Park. Rachel attends Shenendehowa High School and her piano teacher is Dr. Young Kim of the College of St. Rose. Rachel performed the Chopin Scherzo No. 4 […]

Mission Critical: Thanks to our Sponsors

Few cities of our size can boast of having a symphony, let alone one as accomplished as ours. Now after 80 seasons, the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra remains a vital force for the continued growth of the region. Such an outlet for live classical music enhances the quality of life, and makes Schenectady an attractive option […]

57th Symphony of Fashion a Success

  Schenectady Symphony board member Peggy King modeling an outfit from Casual Set in Stuyvesant Plaza at the 57th Symphony of Fashion, presented by the League of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia. The fashion show and luncheon is the biggest yearly fundraiser for the Schenectady Symphony which  is supported solely […]

Need Last Minute Tax Information?

Tax-Deductible Gifts Did you know that when you attend an event supporting the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, a portion of the ticket price is tax-deductible? If you are a GE employee, retiree or spouse of an employee or retiree, contributions of $25.00 or more are also eligible to be matched by the GE More Gifts…More Givers […]

It’s Finally Spring!

After a long hard winter, it finally seems like spring has arrived!  One of the harbingers of spring is of course the League of the Schenectady Symphony’s annual Fashion Show and Luncheon! This year it is scheduled for Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Glen Sanders Mansion, with fashions courtesy of Casual Set. The morning […]

2014 Stefan Scholarship Competition

The League of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra held its 51st Annual Anthony Anthony P. Stefan Scholarship Awards. Auditions were held at the First Reformed Church in the Stockade. The competition is open to all local music students with awards going to students who demonstrate excellence in the area of musical performance.

The competition is open to high school students who reside in Schenectady or its surrounding areas, and who have achieved excellence in the performance of an orchestral instrument. Winners receive a monetary prize to be used to further their studies or purchase instruments. They are also invited to play at the annual SSO League Musicale to be held at the Jewish Community Center on May 22. The concert begins at 7 PM and is free and open to the public.

The winners this year are: