April 21st 2018 beginning at 9:00 am at      Schenectady County Community College’s Music Building. For more information and to register: Anthony R. Stefan Scholarship Competition    

Congratulations to former SSO Parillo winner and soloist Ryan Reilly on his recent win of the prestigious Frenchilla-Zulga International Piano Prize!

1/18/2018 9:00:00 AM The Evangelist DELMAR NATIVE LaSalle alum wins major piano prize RYAN REILLY BY EMILY BENSON STAFF WRITER In November, Ryan Reilly, a 25-year-old Delmar native and alumnus of LaSalle Institute in Troy, became the first American to take home the prestigious Frenchilla-Zuloaga international piano prize. The grueling international piano competition took place in […]

Schenectady Symphony at Proctors Sunday January 14, 2018

SCHENECTADY –  On January 14, the Proctors Theater will step back in time and present a silent film, accompanied by a live orchestra. The presentation is part of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra’s first concert of the new year  and features a homage to silent film, with a film, written and produced by Niskayuna native Dave Keen. “I’m […]

January 14th Concert – Showcasing Work of Niskayuna Native

The Adventures of Boof Margarine, by filmmaker/composer Dave Keen who is a Niskayuna native, pays homage to the silent comedies of the golden era of cinema.  An original silent film will be viewed as a full symphonic composition will be performed by the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra at Proctor’s Theater, itself once a regular hub for […]

Tasting Notes November 16, 2017 – Reservations Required

Tasting Notes A Parisian Bistro Thursday, November 16, 2017 A evening to stimulate your senses with  French inspired food and wine! Join us for an epicurean extravaganza in which our guests enjoy a menu created by Chef Tom Alicandro of the Schenectady County Community College Culinary Institute and the artistry of Schenectady Symphony musicians, all […]

Auditions for the 2017-2018 Season – Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 7-9PM

As a community-based symphony orchestra, the SSO consists of both paid and volunteer musicians. Individuals who wish to become a paid member or paid substitute must successfully pass an audition. We hold blind annual auditions for open seats and/or placement on the substitute list. This season’s auditions will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from approximately 7 […]

Our 84th Season begins Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Proctors, 3 PM

From Pastime To Masterpiece by Benjamin Pomerance Perhaps you have heard this tune before. Yes, that’s it — Strangers In Paradise, hit song from the Broadway musical Kismet, covered repeatedly by Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett and seemingly every other slick crooner of their era. A work sung so often that most listeners never even […]

Beat Beethoven 5K – October 1, 2017 – Registration Now OPEN

REGISTRATION OPEN Click “Events” on main menu to Beat Beethoven! to register. 5K Run/Walk Sunday, October 1, 2017 Race begins at 9:20 am Central Park Schenectady, NY Start with the opening chords of Beethoven’s mighty 5th Symphony! Complete the course before the music ends and win a free ticket to the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra’s opening […]