Welcome!

On behalf of the board of directors of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra we would like to welcome Steven Yuhasz to our organization, who is replacing Christine Mason as Executive Director.  Steven brings many years of direct experience in arts administration to the table. We are excited for the experience he brings and look forward to working […]

From Italy, With Love

by Benjamin Pomerance The music was born in America. This, by itself, is startling when linked with the name of Ottorino Respighi, arguably the most heart-on-his-sleeve nationalist in the entire artistic history of Italy. Today, concertgoers know him predominantly for a trio of tone poems — Fountains of Rome, Pines of Rome, and Roman Festivals […]

Executive Director Post Open

Do you like variety? Love the arts?  Want to make a difference in your community? Look no further. We’re looking for a self-starter to help support an active Board of Directors implement the programs and activities of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra.  Jack-of all trades preferred, as duties may include:  Initiating and coordinating fund-raising activities, including […]

Experience the Orchestra from Onstage!

For a limited time, we are offering you the chance to experience the majesty of performance from a unique vantage point. Sit onstage, surrounded by the musicians of your hometown orchestra during the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Johannes Brahms Symphony No 4 – in the final performance of our 83rd season. Every gift made […]

Giving and Getting: Tax Deductions

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, that portion is also eligible to be matched by the GE More Gifts…More Givers Foundation. The tax-deductible portion of […]

Give the Gift of Music

We hope you enjoyed our first concert in our Spirit of Youth season. It’s always a pleasure for us to showcase such talented community artists as Victor Sungarian. Our next concert on January 22, 2017, features the combined choruses of Niskayuna High School; while our final concert on April 23, 2016, highlights the piano performance of […]

In memoriam – Dr. Ted Mihran

We are saddened to report the death of Ted Mihran, who retired from the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra in 2010 following a 60-year career. Reprinted from the Daily Gazette, Schenectady: At the age of 92, after a living a life enriched with family, science, music, tennis, and poetry, Theodore (Ted) Mihran “passed on to the next […]

A Spooky Sunday

Orchestra members and audience alike celebrated yesterday at Proctors Theater.   Review online at the Daily Gazette: