Autumn and the Rochester College Concert Band

Rochester College Musicians Join Together For Showcase  Rochester College’s music department will present its annual Music Department Showcase featuring the Rochester College A Cappella Chorus, Autumn and the Rochester College Concert Band on Tuesday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. The 40-member chorus will present a program spanning many years, nationalities and styles. It will include Randall Thompson’s “Alleluia,” a recent setting of “Ave Verum” by Philip Stopford and a Mark Butler … [Read more...]

Rochester College presents Outside Mullingar

Rochester College’s theatre department will present "Outside Mullingar," written by John Patrick Shanly and directed by Dr. David Keller. The author of Doubt and Moonstruck revisits his Irish heritage through the story of middle-aged farmers Rosemary Muldoon and Anthony Reilly, whose only inheritances are the stone walls of a resistant Irish earth, a painful jilting, a personal grudge, and a long-standing property dispute. Is it ever too late to find happiness and love? Can they find the … [Read more...]

Rochester College Welcomes President with Ice Cream

Changes at Rochester College Rochester College welcomed its new president on Sunday with an event called Ice Cream Olympics. Dr. John Tyson replaces Dr. Rubel Shelly. Dr. Shelly served as president from 2008 to 2013 and now has assumed responsibilities as chancellor of the college. Dr. Tyson officially started his duties as president on August 1st. However, former students welcomed him at the Sunday event with a private reception for alumni with an informal meet and greet in the café on … [Read more...]

Dave Ramsey Chooses Rochester College as Education Partner

Dave Ramsey, personal money-management expert and national radio personality, has chosen Rochester College as his educational partner for an online, three-credit personal finance management course. “Studies show that more and more college students are asking for courses in personal financial management. For one thing, some of them have watched their older brothers and sisters graduate from college with huge debts hanging over them from their college years. We need to provide them information … [Read more...]

Rochester College Band And Chorus Perform First Concert Of The Season

Rochester College’s Music Department will present its first concert of the season, featuring the A Cappella Chorus and the Rochester College Concert Band on Tuesday, Oct. 19. The chorus will present a program ranging from Mozart to modern, Russian to American. Featured music includes a Kyrie written by 16-year-old Mozart, an arrangement of the early American hymn tune "McKay," a setting of "Our Father" by famed Russian composer Alexander Gretchaninoff, and an American spiritual. The 40-member … [Read more...]