The Capital Region’s Finest Venues for Choral Music
600 State Street, Schenectady NY – corner of Lafayette and State. Map
Celebrating 150 years in downtown Schenectady, this richly decorated church will host a concert featuring the music of it’s German heritage – works of Brahms, Mendelssohn and Bach and others. Featuring the Pro Musica Orchestra.
30 Second Street, Troy NY Map
Built late in the 19th century, Troy Savings Bank Music Hall boasts an interior remarkably unchanged from its original state. Acknowledged by performers, audiences and recording engineers to have among the most natural, intimate and warm acoustics in the world, the Hall provides a spacious yet intimate venue that assures listening perfection from any seat in the house.
385 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Latham NY Map
(for best parking, enter via Delatour Rd)
Sitting atop a hill overlooking the Hudson River Valley, Carondelet Hospitality Center is easily accessible to Capital Region audiences. The lovely chapel-like hall provides ample seating and fine acoustics. Loads of free parking make it an ideal concert venue.
21 Hackett Blvd, Albany NY Map
Modeled after Coventry’s post WWII architecture, St. Paul’s remains one of the Capital District’s most distinctive churches, architecturally, with it’s intricate rood screen and angled stained glass windows. A supporter of local arts, St. Paul’s maintains an active and rigorous music program, and hosts a Handel’s “Messiah” sing along each December.
432 State Street, Schenectady NY Map
Located right next door to the historic Proctors Theatre, Key Hall was a former bank which has been newly renovated. A reverberant, rich acoustic makes for an intimate concert setting. Come check out this beautiful gem in the heart of downtown Schenectady!
College of St. Rose, 1002 Madison Ave, Albany NY Map
The Massry Center for the Arts is the showcase for music and the visual arts at The College of Saint Rose. More than an academic facility, the Massry Center is a cultural focal point in the Capital Region, reinforcing once again the College’s mission as an engaged urban campus. Featuring the Kathleen McManus Picotte Recital Hall, the Esther Massry Gallery, and the William Randolph Hearst Music Wing, the Massry Center for the Arts serves as the primary venue for concerts and exhibitions by the College’s students and faculty each year, and a performance and exhibition space for talented artists, musicians, vocalists and orchestras from around the world.
25 Meeting House Road, Albany NY Map
The 1848 Shaker Meeting House allows Albany Pro Musica to perform in a unique setting, amidst the furniture, tools and crafts of this early religious society. Nature surrounds the audience as the timbers ring with harmony while animals wander in the barnyard and herbs thrive in the garden.