A Tradition of Excellence in Community Concerts



The Music Company Orchestra is a non-profit community orchestra run by its volunteer musician members. Incorporated in 1974, the orchestra performs concerts free or at a nominal cost so that those who would not ordinarily hear orchestral music can experience the excitement of a live concert. In addition to its regular schedule of nursing homes and hospitals, the Orchestra performs for fund-raisers, for area charitable groups and community activities.The Music Company Orchestra maintains three scholarships:
  • The Erkkila Scholarship - an annual award to a Ballston Spa High School senior pursuing musical studies beyond high school.
  • The Music Company Orchestra Scholarship - an award to a Burnt Hills - Ballston Lake senior who has displayed outstanding musicianship and citizenship.
  • Pezzano Scholarship to a student at Schenectady High School
Membership in the orchestra is available on a limited basis. However, you may become a friend of the Orchestra at anytime.
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