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:


Celebrate after our April 6 concert!

Join us after our final concert of our 80th Anniversary season for a celebration dinner at Aperitivo Restaurant on State Street.  It promises to be a wonderful way to close out our concert season and celebrate some successes this year!   For details….

SSO Presents The Romantic Piano with Christopher Reynolds

  Saturday, April 5th 2014 at 3pm Union College Memorial Chapel, Schenectady   Capital District native Christopher Reynolds and son of Nancy Ohlin and Philip Reynolds made an indelible impression on the organizers of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra Parillo Piano Competition even as a youngster.  Now a rising star at Juilliard, we are honored that Chris has […]

Tasting Notes

What a wonderful evening at Schenectady County Community College! Silent Auction Items Mike Wicks’ Jazz Thanks to generous sponsors, silent auction donors and patrons, this event raised more than $5,500 to support the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra ($50 of each ticket is tax-deductible). Generously sponsored by

5K Run/Walk

Congratulations to the 95 people who managed to “Beat Beethoven” on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at Schenectady’s Central Park.

Results are posted here.

If you have pictures, send them to us, and get ready for Beat Beethoven 2014!  Watch here for the date announcement – coming soon.


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