About the Symphony

Under the leadership of acclaimed Dr. Ronald Schafer, the Central Pennsylvania Symphony, a non-profit organization, is embarking on its twenty-seventh season of delivering a varied repertoire of classical and modern symphonic music.




  • The Central Pennsylvania Symphony serves our community by providing a varied repertoire of high-quality classical, modern, and popular symphonic music in a manner that is accessible to diverse audiences.

    For more than two decades, our dedicated and talented musicians have entertained audiences and captured the imaginations of people of all ages across central Pennsylvania. Research has proven that the arts  uniquely provides social and academics benefits, throughout a person’s school, work, and life.

    The Central Pennsylvania Symphony is a non-profit organization striving to be the best volunteer symphony orchestra in the region while providing cultural experiences to our community.