Rochester College Band To Perform Spring Concert

Rochester College’s music department will present a concert featuring the Rochester College Concert Band on Tuesday, April 19,​ at 7:30 p.m. The concert is part of a week-long Academic Symposium, presented by the​ college at the end of every school year.

The 70-member Rochester College Concert Band includes RC undergraduates and faculty, students from other area colleges, advanced high school musicians and adult community members. The group is directed by RC music instructor Paul DeRubeis, who is the retired director of bands at Bloomfield Middle School.

Rochester College Concert Band

Rochester College Concert Band

Among the featured selections will be Clifton Williams’ Symphonic Dance No. 3 “Fiesta,” the “Purple Pageant March” by Karl King, John Philip Sousa’s “The Liberty Bell March” and a few pieces played by small ensembles drawn from the band.

The performance will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Rochester College Theatre at 800 West Avon Road in Rochester Hills, Mich. Admission is free, though small donations are accepted. To reserve tickets online, visit For more information, call (248) 218-2149 or e-mail


Founded in 1959, Rochester College is an accredited, independent liberal arts college that pursues academic excellence in a Christian setting. With more than 1,000 students, both in traditional and adult learning programs, RC offers bachelor degree programs at four locations and a master’s degree in religious education. For more information about Rochester College, visit

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