About the Orchestra
The Orchestra of Northern New York (ONNY) opened its 35th season in August 2022. Its mission is to enrich the quality of life in our region by sharing the power of music to inspire, educate, and entertain. It is the only year-round professional symphony orchestra from Rochester to Burlington and Ottawa to Syracuse.
Music Director & Conductor Kenneth Andrews
Kenneth Andrews has served as Music Director and Conductor for The Orchestra of Northern New York since its founding in 1988. He has also served as Music Director and Conductor for the Castle Farms Festival Orchestra, Champlain Valley Symphony Orchestra, the Ohio University Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, The Bay View Symphony Orchestra, the Crane Chamber Orchestra and as Interim Music Director for the Crane Symphony Orchestra from 2009–2011.
ONNY's Musical Talent
It is because of our world-class, professional musicians and soloists that ONNY was proclaimed as "one of the sweetest sounds" by the I♥︎NY campaign. Click below to meet our musical talent!