Fill Your Holidays With Music

Give the Gift of Music We hope you enjoyed our first concert in our Musical Journeys season. It’s always a pleasure for us to showcase such talented young artists as cellist Lucas Button. Our next concert on January 10, 2016, features Joseph Eisele, an undergraduate student at Skidmore College, while our final concert on April […]

#GivingTuesday #GiveWisely

#GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate in improving their local communities and to give back in impactful ways to the charities and causes they support. This effort harnesses the collective […]

In concert with the community for 82 years!

Thank you to all our members – our musicians, our donors, our volunteers, our advertisers, our subscribers and our audience members! As 2015 draws to a close, we are very grateful for the tremendous support shown by you, our patrons and donors. We are proud to be part of a vibrant classical tradition in the […]

#GivingTuesday – December 1, 2016

        WHAT IS #GIVINGTUESDAY? We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate […]

Wine, Music, Food and More!

You don’t want to miss this event! Thursday, November 12, 2016 A one-of-a-kind culinary/musical experience Schenectady County Community College. Recalling our very second concert in 1935 which was broadcast on GE shortwave to South America, Tasting Notes 2016 will focus on the wine, food and music of South America.  The wines are in and look extraordinary […]

Jazz Tribute

Please join us next Thursday at the Van Dyck Lounge for an evening celebrating the life and music of Mike Wicks.  

Program Notes: October 18, 2015 Concert

Tickets Still Available – Don’t Wait in Line at the Box Office Sunday, October 18, 2015 Proctors Theater 3:00 p.m. Academic Festival Overture  ~ Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) Allegro, Maestoso, Animato, Maestoso Cello Concerto, B minor, op. 104 ~ Antonin Dvorak (1841- 1904) Allegro Adagio Finale: Allegro moderato – Andante – Allegro vivo Lucas Button, soloist Lucas Button is a […]

Reserved Seating and Long Lines

Our first concert of 2015-16 is rapidly approaching, and we are very excited about it!  The performance on Sunday, October 18, at 3:00 PM at Proctors Theater features a talented young cellist from Syracuse – Lucas Button – who will perform Dvorak’s Cello Concerto.  You won’t want to miss this! The first concert is always […]

Did You Beat Beethoven?

Out of 217 registered runners, 138 crossed the line before the end of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony yesterday morning!  Congratulations to everyone who ran/walked yesterday. How to Redeem Your Free Ticket: If you crossed the finish line before the music ended, call Proctors’ Theater Box Office at 518-346-6204 by Wednesday October 14 to confirm your ticket. […]

Beat Beethoven! Results

Thanks to all who came out to celebrate with us today!  So glad the weather held! Congratulations to everyone for a great morning – photos and more information to follow, but in the meantime, here’s a link to the race results. If you have photos of the race, send them to us at  We’d […]