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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.

2022 - 2023 is our 25th 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 2022 - 2023 concert series at Iona University

                                                      At our concert series, vaccinations are not required and both social distancing and masking are optional.


Sunday, February 12th, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. ( snow date is Saturday, February 11th, 2023 at 3 p.m. )

Young Artists Showcase: 

Nickita Zhang, violinist
Gia Lin, violinist
Aaron Liu, pianist
1st movement of Mozart's G Major Violin Concerto,
K. 216
1st movement of Mozart 's A Major Violin Concerto,
1st movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto no. 23 in A Major, K. 488

Michael Stoica, flutist
Isaiah Shin, violinist
Serena Li, cellist
1st movement of C.P.E. Bach's Flute Concerto in D minor
1st movement of Mozart's Violin Concerto in G Major, K. 216
3rd movement of Haydn's Cello Concerto no. 1 in C Major

Zoe  Fong, cellists   Ella Whang, cellists

1st movement of Vivaldi's Concerto for Two Cellos, RV 531.

Saturday May 6th,2023 at 8:00 p.m.

All American Composer Program

Sharla Nafziger

Samuel Barber: Knoxville Summer of 1915

    Sharla Nafziger, soprano soloist

Aaron Copland:  Clarinet Concerto

    Alec Manasse, soloist

Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring ( chamber version )


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