The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra (GNSO) has changed the site of its March 14 concert to the Motorcyclepedia Museum in Newburgh from Aquinas Hall on the Mount Saint Mary College campus. The concert will take place at 7:30, as originally scheduled, at the Museum located at 250 Lake Street.
"Our board made the decision to change the site when we learned that Mount Saint Mary College was closing its facility several days early for spring break due to the coronavirus," said George Levy, president of the GNSO." "Our music director Russell Ger and the musicians have worked hard to create a terrific program, and we wanted to share it with our loyal audience."
On Monday, it was announced that all classes and activities on the Mount Campus would be suspended because of concern over the potential outbreak of the coronavirus.The college will instead be offering online classes, starting Thursday. Other events, including the state high school basketball playoff games, have been moved off campus.
“Transfiguration” will be now presented Saturday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Motorcyclepedia Museum at 250 Lake Street (Route #32) in Newburgh. Arrive at 6:30 for the concert preview by Gordon Shacklett. Call 845/913-7157 or visit newburghsymphony.org. Tickets will now be sold only at the door: Seniors -- $25, Open Seating -- $35. Students are admitted free to open seating.