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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Information and registration will be available shortly.
CLASSICAL BREAKFAST Sunday, July 16th 9:30 am -11:30 am The Terrace at the River Stone Manor 1437 Amsterdam Road Schenectady, NY 12302 On the serene banks of the Mohawk River enjoy a lovely morning of classical music and a light breakfast to support the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra with a performance by Women of Note featuring Cathy Barber […]
JOIN US FOR OUR 84TH SEASON – 2017-2018 In Concert with the Community since 1934 Season Subscription On Sale Proctor.org or the Proctors Box Office 3 Concerts on the mainstage & 1 Concert in the GE Theatre Pricing remains the same for our 84th Season $65 Preferred Subscription $40 Regular Subscription Concert I – Sunday, October […]
Thursday, June 29th, 2017
– 10:30 am the bus departs the Home Depot parking lot in Schenectady.
– 12 pm lunch in Chatham at the Whitestone Cafe
– 2 pm performance of the show with such song classics as “You’re The Top,” “Friendship,” “I Get at Kick Out Of You,” and many more.
Bus returns, leaving Chatham by 4:30.
There are a limited number of seats available, and the cost of the day’s outing:
– $115 per person for League Member
– $130 per person non-League Member
Call Connie Hayer to reserve your seat (s) and for more information.
The League of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra cordially invites you & your guests to the Annual Musicale With performances and Celebrating the winners of the 56th Anniversary of the The Stefan Scholarship 1st Place – Ms. Hannah Sohn – Cello 2nd – Place – Ms. Aram Kim – Violin and Parillo Competition 1st Place – […]
Last Will And Testament by Benjamin Pomerance In 1875, a lawyer of modest means won election to the City Council of Vienna. Few people among the affluent city’s ruling class knew the name of Karl Lueger at that seemingly unassuming moment in time. An ardently pious Catholic whose legal work for the city’s destitute residents […]
We wrap up our 83rd season with Music in Bloom featuring Rachel Sohn, a homegrown musical talent springing into bloom. A 2016 graduate of Shenendehowa High School in Clifton Park, she was the winner of our 2014 Parillo Piano Competition while only a freshman. She has been first violinist of the Empire State Youth Orchestra for several […]