Commitment Issues?

We know – life gets in the way. We are very excited about this season’s programming (featuring spooky music on October 30, a mass of young voices raised in song in January, a delightful and intimate Serenade concert in March and a spectacular Saint-Saens piano concerto performance in April) but we recognize that even though a subscription […]

Beat the Rush!

Join us for the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra’s 83rd Season, Spirit of Youth.  Subscribe to all four concerts before Labor Day when single tickets will become available to the public. Early bird subscribers can renew their exact seats or choose their favorite location before the public.OK And of course, we give our valued Subscribers a valuable discount:  Preferred Seating is $65 […]

Auditions – Perform With Your Hometown Orchestra

If you’re looking to perform professionally with your hometown orchestra, consider auditioning for the Schenectady Symphony! The SSO holds annual blind auditions for open seats and/or placement on the substitute list. This year auditions will be held on Wednesday evening, October 25, 2017 from 7-9 PM to be held at Proctors, at The Addy, the new […]

Auditions Scheduled 10-25-17

We are currently auditioning for the following open seats as well as our sub list: Tuba  Viola;  Cello For more information, including excerpts,  check our News Page

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 […]

An Elegant Evening At SPAC

We are still accepting reservations for our wonderful Evening with Renee Fleming at the world-famous Saratoga Performing Arts Center.    Join friends and  fellow classical music enthusiasts for an evening of outstanding musical performance with legendary soprano Renee Fleming and the Philadelphia Orchestra, in the 50th season of live performances at the world-famous Saratoga Performing Art […]

Annual Classical Breakfast – Rain or Shine!

Mark your calendar for Sunday, July 17  from 9:30-11:30 and join us under the Terrace Tent on the manicured grounds of River Stone Manor in Glenville.   The Women of Note string quartet will serenade us with selections from the classical repertoire while we enjoy a continental  buffet, all in support of your hometown orchestra.    It’s […]

An Evening with Renee Fleming

Join fellow classical music enthusiasts for an evening of outstanding musical performance with legendary soprano Renee Fleming and the Philadelphia Orchestra, in the 50th season of live performances at the world-famous Saratoga Performing Art Center. Enjoy a champagne reception and pre-theater dinner at the Hall of Springs, one of the most distinctive settings for dining. […]

Good morning!  Good Music and Good Eats

SSO’s Classical Breakfast from 9:30-11:30 on Sunday morning July 17 at River Stone Manor once again features Women of Note, the popular, accomplished all-female string quartet of SSO colleagues.       Members of this classy foursome are Cathy Barber, violin; Barbara Brothers, violin; Meme Pittman, viola and Cathie-Jo Brun, cello. They will perform a selection […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Join us for the return of George Balanchine’s iconic story ballet A Midsummer Night’s Dream at an afternoon performance by the New York City at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Saturday, July 23.    Schenectady Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Social has it all:  Mendelssohn’s beautiful music, Balanchine’s choreography, and Shakespeare’s comedy of love, plus light […]