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 […]

Schenectady Symphony Orchestra’s Annual Classical Breakfast

  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 […]

Our 84th Season Subscriptions On Sale at Proctors Box Office to Sept 5, 2017

JOIN US FOR OUR 84TH SEASON – 2017-2018 In Concert with the Community since 1934 Season Subscription On Sale 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 […]

THE LEAGUE OF THE SCNECTADAY ORCHESTRA sets sail to Mac-Hayden Theatre for an afternoon of fun, food, and Cole Porter’s iconic musical ANYTHING GOES!

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.



League Musicale – May 18, 2017 – free

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 – […]

Music in Bloom: Piano Soloist Rachel Sohn 

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 […]