Glen Cortese Named New Artistic Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SCHENECTADY – The Schenectady Symphony is excited to announce the appointment of Glen Cortese as its new Artistic Director. Cortese’s appointment comes after an extensive search that included several interviews and three “auditions” throughout last year’s concert season. Through a committee comprised of board members and orchestra musicians, the search was methodical […]

Schenectady Symphony’s Mother’s Day Romance, May 12 at Proctors features Guest Conductor, Queensbury High School Parillo Winner and Schenectady High School Silhouette’s

The first 150 ladies to arrive at Proctors for the Schenectady Symphony’s Mother’s Day Romance Concert  at 3pm at Proctors, will all receive a beautiful fresh flower, and the opportunity to spoil that special Mother in your life with an after-concert meal at Katie O’Brynes where you will receive 10% off your tab and a […]

Ching-Chun Lai to Guest Conduct May 12th Concert at Proctors – 3pm

Conductor Ching-Chun Lai has held the post of Director of Orchestras and Associate Professor of Music at the Crane School of Music, State University of New York at Potsdam since 2011. During her tenure, the Crane Symphony Orchestra has performed in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. In […]

Susan Kokernak, soloist for March 24th concert at Proctors

On the program…. Concerto for Oboe and Strings, D minor, op. 9, no. 2                                   Tomasco Albinoni Tomasco Albinoni was born in Venice in 1671. His birth year places him stylistically within the development of instrumental music : 13 years younger than Torelli, 7 years older than Vivaldi and 14 years older than Johann Sebastian Bach, […]

Glen Cortese Guest Conductor for March 24th Concert

Glen Cortese has had hundreds of guest engagements as the conductor of dozens of orchestras, opera companies and summer festivals around the world.  He has appeared with the New Jersey Symphony, the North Carolina Symphony, the Florida Philharmonic, the Belarus State Philharmonic, Sofia Philharmonic, the National Romanian Radio Orchestra the Slovak Radio Orchestra and the Mexico […]

$10 Seat for Monday, Jan 21st 7pm Concert at Proctors

BLIZZARD BLOWOUT! SINGLE TICKETS $10. Monday, January 21 concert at 7pm at Proctors. This does not apply to buy an adult ticket for $15 or $22 and get 1 FREE student ticket. This is still available, but $10 ticket is a one time only special offer. Pre-concert talk at 6pm in the Fenimore Gallery at […]