Now in our 21st season

Join Us in Selecting a New Music Director!

We’re giving four superb conductors the opportunity to direct our orchestra in innovative programs of their own choosing for the 2015-2016 season. They are the finalists from among 100 applicants to succeed Dr. Woomyung Choe as Music Director of the GNSO, a position he established in 1995. The conductors will be evaluated by our musicians and audience members, so don’t miss an opportunity to have a say in the next direction of the symphony.

Take a look at the different programs — we think you will love them all!

David Bernard Talks About the GNSO and Arabian Nights


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upcoming ConcertS/events

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    Sing with the Newburgh Symphonic Chorale This Spring!

    Director Peter Sipple extends an invitation to all area singers to join the GNSO’s fine community choral organization in preparation for a diverse performance on Sunday, June 5, 2016, 4 pm at St. George’s Episcopal Church, Newburgh. Weekly rehearsals begin Tuesday, March 1, from 7 – 9 pm at St. George’s Episcopal Church in Newburgh.

    The Chorale’s spring concert will feature Handel’s Utrecht Jubilate, a setting of the canticle that Handel wrote to honor the signing of the Treaty of Utrecht in 1714. If you are a fan of Messiah and other Handel compositions, you’ll enjoy singing this work. We will be accompanied by a chamber orchestra. For the second half of the program (and offering quite a change!), we’ll perform choruses from select Broadway musicals.

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    A Fabulous Spring Brunch Honoring David Rider


    Sunday, April 17, 2016
    NOON – 2:15 PM
    The Powelton Club
    29 Balmville Road, Newburgh, NY 12550

    David Rider is a founding partner of the law firm of Rider, Weiner & Frankel and a long-time supporter of the GNSO. Proceeds from the Benefit will enable the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra to expand the scope and frequency of its programming.

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    From Russia With Love


    June 11, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
    Aquinas Hall at Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY

    Shostakovitch – “Festive Overture”
    Rachmaninoff – “Piano Concerto #2″
    Mussorgsky/Ravel – “Pictures at an Exhibition”

    NOTE – Students are admitted free

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