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The Symphony of Westchester!

We are professional orchestra between 35 and 55 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.

2024 - 2025 is our 27th 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 2024 - 2025 concert series at Iona University


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2024-2025 Concert Series

Saturday, November 9th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.

All Beethoven Program

Masha Lakisova

King Stephen Overture, op. 117

Violin Concerto, op. 61 in D Major

Symphony no. 4, op. 60, in B Flat Major


Sunday, December 15th, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. ( snow date is Saturday, December 14th,2024 at 3 p.m. )

   Mostly Mozart Program

Alec Manasse

Mozart – Clarinet Concerto, K.622, in A Major
 Alec Manasse, soloist

Mozart – Piano Concerto, K.466, in D minor ( first movement only)

Eli Kuperman, a winner of our 2024 Young Artist Concerto Competition

Franz Joseph Haydn – Symphony no 86 in D Major

Sunday, February 2nd, 2025 at 3:00 p.m. ( snow date is Saturday, February 1st, 2025 at 3 p.m. )

Young Artists Showcase:  Six young artists will each perform a movement of

either a Baroque or Classical Music Concerto

J.S. Bach
Wolfgang Mozart

Saturday May 10th,2025 at 8:00 p.m.

Romantic Music Program

Chaeyoung Park

Sir Edward Elgar - Chanson De Nuit, op. 15 no.1

    Leos Janacek - Idyla for Strings

Robert Schumann -  Piano Concerto op.54 in A minor


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