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The Symphony of Westchester!

We are professional orchestra of more than 60 musicians, performing four separate classical music concerts throughout the year, November, December, February and May, at Iona University in New Rochelle, Westchester, New York.

We are known for our first rate and inspiring classical symphonic music concerts, world class soloists, exemplary outreach programs and the premiering of meaningful new works.

2023 - 2024 is our 26th season at Iona University.

Arts Westchester

The Symphony of Westchester, Inc., programs are made possible, by ArtsWestchester with support from Westchester County Government.

Prices for our classical music concerts range from $55 for general admission to $15 for students.

Information on our classical music concerts may be found by clicking programs.

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We are pleased to announce our 2023- 2024 concert series at Iona University


Click here for Ninth Annual Young Artist Concerto

Competition registration form.

  Sunday, December 17th, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. ( snow date is Saturday, December 16th,2023 at 3 p.m. )

  All Mozart Program

 Alexander Abayev
Joel Rudin

Sinfonia Conertante K. 364 in E Flat Major for Violin and Viola

Adagio ( K. 261 ) and Rondo ( K.373 ) for Violin, Alexander Abayev soloist

Symphony no. 31, K. 297 ( the Paris )

Sunday, February 11th, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. ( snow date is Saturday, February 10th, 2024 at 3 p.m. )

Young Artists Showcase:  six top placing contestants will perform one movement from

either a Baroque or early Classical music period composer

J.S. Bach
Wolfgang Mozart

Saturday May 11th,2024 at 8:00 p.m.

All Romantic Music Program

Masha Lakisova

Sir Edward Elgar - Chanson de Matin

Felix Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto, op. 64 in E minor

Symphony no. 4, op. 90, in A Major ( the Italian )


Friends of Music:

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New Rochelle Council on the Arts:

This series is made possible in part by the Iona University Council on the Arts through the generosity of JoAnn Murphy and Joseph M. Murphy and the Baron Lambert Fund. The Symphony of Westchester is proud to be a grantee of ArtsWestchester with funding made possible by Westchester’s County Government with the support of County Executive George Latimer. Additionally, this concert is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature. 

• Beethoven Symphony no. 1, op. 21 in C Major - Mov't - recorded Nov., 7th, 2015 at Iona University, 1st Movt
• Beethoven Symphony no. 1, op. 21 in C Major - Mov't I  - recorded Nov. 7th, 2015 at Iona University, Mov't 4th
• Beethoven Symphony no. 5, C minor, mov't II - Andante con moto, and
mov't IV - Allegro, recorded live, Nov. 9th, 2013 at Iona University, New Rochelle, Barry Charles Hoffman, conductor.
Excerpt from 4th Mov't, Mendelssohn's Symphony no.4, op. 90 in A major, live recording at Iona University, May 5th, 2012
Brahms: Hungarian Dance no. 6
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto