Thank You to Our Supporters!

 

Many people came out in difficult weather to hear Sage City perform a mix of wonderful work by Mozart and Faure, as well as Vaughan William's Tuba Concerto with soloist Andy Larson. We enjoyed sharing the music with you, and as always are grateful for your support!

Celebration for Michael Finckel's 25 Years Conducting

 

Saturday, March 10 at 7:00 PM

Greenwall Auditorium, VAPA Bldg, Bennington College

 

We will have a gourmet pizza party, with sides, dessert and a cash bar for wine and beer, to honor our condutor for his 25 years leading Sage City Symphony. There will be a charge of $20/person for this event. Come and share this time to thank Mike for his wonderful years as our Music Director!

Youth Concert

 

Sunday, March 11 at 4:00 PM

Greenwall Auditorium, VAPA Bldg, Bennington College

 

This concert features work from our annual Young Composer's Project, this year focusing on works by Bennington College student composers from the class of Nick Brooke, Bennington College; and a premiere of new movements of Seven Seals by Marjorie Rooen, music teacher at Mount Anthony High School.

Spring Concert

 

Spring Concert: May 20, 2018 at 4:00 p.m., featuring Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov and premiering Appalachian Trail Symphony by Keane Southard, a commissioned work.

All concerts are free and open to the public. Performances are in Greenwall Auditorium, VAPA Building, on the Bennington College campus unless otherwise noted. The venue is handicapped accessible and parking is free. There is no charged admission, 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 2017-2018 Season:
Friends of Sage City Symphony, sponsors of the Nov 19 All-Brahms concert

For the 2016-2017 Season:
Southwestern Vermont Health Care, sponsors of the May 21 2017 Spring Concert
Karl Brosch and Ralph Thomas, sponsors for the Youth Concert on March 19 2017
Teru Simon, Sponsor of the Winter Chamber Concert on February 19 2017
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.