Congratulation to the Winners of the PSA's

Click HERE for the results of this year's fantastic competition.


 The PSA's Concert Schedule for
the 2018-2019 Season will be here soon.

Check out the 2018-2019
Philharmonic Society Yearbook


The Arlington-Belmont Chorale is a member of the Greater Boston Choral Consortium, a cooperative association of diverse choral groups in Boston and the surrounding areas.


We are recruiting new singers for the Arlington-Belmont Chorale, a community chorus of over 80 members. Whether you sing soprano, alto, tenor, or bass, we welcome you to visit our rehearsals, sing with us and see if our group is a good fit. Chorale rehearsals are held on Monday evenings, from 7:45 – 10:00 PM, and our fall season will begin on Monday, September 10, 2018 .  Our Chorale meets at the Park Avenue Congregational Church, 50 Paul Revere Road (corner of Park Avenue), Arlington.  There is free parking on the street around the Church.  More information about the Chorale is posted on our website ( Should you have specific questions about joining the Chorale, please send an email to  


Another Honor for the Maestro

The American Prize in Orchestral Programming/
Vytautas Marijosius Memorial Award — Community Division
3rd Place: Orlando Cela, Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra, Arlington MA
Venezuelan conductor Orlando Cela has recently been awarded second place in the Ernst Bacon Memorial Award for the performance of American music, and second place in the London Classical Soloists Conducting Competition for his rendition of Beethoven’s Seventh and Eighth Symphonies. His experience includes launching the orchestral department at Ningbo University in China and conducting the inaugural concert of the Ningbo City Symphony Orchestra. In the US, his conducting positions include work with orchestras and choruses at Randolph College (VA) and UMass Dartmouth (MA). Guest conducting credits include the Marquette Symphony Orchestra (MI), the Northern Michigan State University Orchestra (MI), Brandeis New Music Ensemble (MA). He is currently the music director and conductor of the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra, and the orchestra of the Governor’s School of North Carolina, with which he has performed world and American premieres by composers like Salvatore Sciarrino, Chen Yi, Hector Parra, Rebecca Saunders, and many others.