Winter Chamber Concert Sunday, February 12

4:00 PM, Greenwall Auditorium, VAPA, Bennington College


The Winter Chamber Concert will be on Sunday, February 12 2017, guest conductor Ari Rudiakov leading the orchestra in performing the following works. Beethoven, Symphony no. 8; Mozart,Sinfonia Concertante, K.297b with solists Lyndon Moors (oboe), Diane Bargiel (clarinet), Gerald Lanoue (bassoon) and Patrice Malatistinic (French horn) and Mozart, Cosi fan Tutte, K. 588: Overture.

Upcoming Concerts


Young Composers/Youth Concert on Sunday, March 19 at 4PM

The Symphony will be led by Sage City Symphony SCS Associate Conductor, Gerald Lanoue. This concert will include our annual Young Composer's Project, featuring premiers of original compositions for orchestra by local high school students. This program is being mentored by Marjorie Rooen, band director, Mount Anthony Union High School. The program will also include Debussy's Syrinx, soloist Klye Gordon of Bennington College and an original composition by Marj Rooen.

Spring Concert on Sunday, May 21 at 4PM

For our final performance of the season, Michael Finckel will return and lead the orchestra in performing Shostakovich Symphony no. 11 and a commisioned work by Bruce Hobson.

All concerts are scheduled for their usual time and location, 4:00 PM in Greenwall Auditorium at Bennington College.


All concerts are free and open to the public. The venue is handicapped accessible and parking is free. Sage City Symphony relies entirely on contributions and grants.

Sage City Symphony Earned the 2014 Walloomsac Award


This award, created in 1991, is presented by the Bennington Museum for outstanding contributions to the community in the field of art, history or education. Thank you to the Board and staff of the Bennington Museum for this recognition!


Thanks to Our Sponsors


We thank the following businesses for sponsoring our concerts.

For the 2016-2017 Season:
Heide Soons, sponsor of the Fall concert on November 12 2016

For the 2015-2016 Season:
Ralph Thomas and Karl Brosch, sponsors of the Spring Concert on May 22 2016
Ann and Peter Seidman and Catherine Hall-Schor In memory of my husband Joe Schor, sponsors of the Youth Concert on March 13 2016.
Bank of Bennnington, sponsor of the Winter Chamber Concert on February 14 2016
People's United Bank, sponsor of the Fall Concert on November 15 2015.

For the 2014-2015 Season:
Jack Dawkins, sponsor of the Spring Concert on May 17 2015.
Karl Brosch and Ralph Thomas, sponsors of the Chamber Concert on February 1 2015.
One World Conservation Center, sponsor of the November 16 New England Connections Concert.

For the 2013-14 season: Berkshire Bank, sponsor of the May 18 2014 concert, Prime Lending of Bennington VT, sponsor of the November 17 2013 concert; Maxine Newman, sponsor of the February 16 2014 concert, Sarah Tenney and the Board of Sage City Symphony, sponsors of the March 16 Youth Concert.

For the 2012-2013 season: Bank of Bennington, sponsor of the May 19 2013 40th anniversary concert Stewarts' Shops, sponsor of the March 17 2013 Youth Concert; The Board of Sage City Symphony, sponsor of the Chamber Concert on February 17 2013 and Merchants Bank, sponsor of the December 2 2012 fall concert.

For the 2011-2012 season: TD Bank, Bennington, sponsor of the May 13 2012 Spring Concert; E.P. Mahar and Sons Funeral Home, Madison Brewing Company, and State Farm Insurance (James Thibodeau), sponsors for the March 18 2012 Youth Concert; Board of Sage City Symphony, sponsor of the February 12 2012 chamber concert; and People's United Bank, sponsor of our Fall Concert on November 13 2011. Thanks to Mount Anthony Union High School and Bennington College for providing performance space, and band director Marj Rooen of MAUHS and staff of Bennington College for use of percussion equipment.