“Celtic Soul,” a Celtic Sprint Concert Presented by the Rochester Symphony Orchestra

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) under the direction of Maestro Zeljko Milicevic presents “Celtic Soul” with Celtic music from across the United Kingdom this St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2024, at 3:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 620 Romeo Road, Rochester, Michigan. The RSO welcomes soloist Timothy Michling, instructor of oboe at Oakland University. Tim serves as principal oboe of the Ann Arbor Symphony of Music as well as playing oboe and English horn with the Flint … [Read more...]

Greetings and Happy Holidays from the Rochester Symphony Orchestra

It is time again to celebrate the Holiday Season with the Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO). Join us for Light Up the Night under the direction of Conductor and Music Director, Maestro Zeljko Milicevic on Friday, December 8, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Methodist Church, 620 Romeo Road, Rochester, Michigan. The evening will feature selections from the Stoney Creek High School Choir directed by Dr. Brandon Ulrich, Director of Choral Activities. Guest soloist, Timothy Michling will … [Read more...]

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra Presents “Les Souvenirs Du Passé” (Mementos from the Past)

Come and Enjoy a French Fall Concert Bonsoir and Bienvenue are French for good evening and welcome. With this in mind, on October 6, 2023, at 8:00 p.m., please join Conductor and Music Director, Maestro Zeljko Milicevic and The Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) in Rochester, Michigan as they “welcome” you to a very “good evening” of great classical music.  The concert for this evening (Les Souvenirs Du Passé Mementos from the Past) is the second of five shows in the 2023-2024 concert … [Read more...]

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra Presents its 2023 Season Finale – ‘A NEW HORIZON’

Join the Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) on Friday, May 12, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 620 Romeo Road, Rochester, Michigan for a tribute to five extraordinary American performers conducted by music director and conductor Maestro Zeljko Milicevic. In addition, there will also be a performance by Shaun Lee, winner of the 2023 Young Artist Competition. The evening's entertainment will highlight... Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, an American … [Read more...]

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra’s Annual Spring Concert performs Classical Gems

Surround yourself in classical music this Spring as the Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) presents Classical Gems, performed by the RSO’s Chamber Orchestra, and conducted by Music Director, Maestro Zeljko Milicevic. The concert will be presented on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church – 620 Romeo Road, Rochester, MI. The RSO’s Chamber Orchestra delivers a world-class and unique classical music experience. The program features selections from German, … [Read more...]

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra welcomes in the Holiday Season with ‘Holiday Cheer’

Gather your family and friends to celebrate this festive season with The Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO). Like so many families in the greater Rochester, Michigan area, the RSO’s holiday concert has become a family tradition. This year’s concert returns to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church located at 620 Romeo Road, Rochester, MI on Friday, December 9, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. Join Maestro Zeljko (Bill) Milicevic, Music Director and Conductor of the RSO for a delightful evening of … [Read more...]

Rochester Junior Women’s Club is Seeking Area Non-Profit Organizations to Benefit

The Rochester Junior Women’s Club is looking for non-profit organizations that need assistance and can benefit from our fundraising. Each spring the club Donations Committee reviews requests submitted by local organizations requesting assistance. Based on the committee’s recommendations, annual recipients are selected for the major fundraisers as well as recipients for miscellaneous donations. The Rochester Junior Women’s Club (RJWC) has been serving the community since 1956. RJWC is a … [Read more...]

Rochester Symphony Orchestra announces Young Artist Competition winner

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) is proud to announce that Violinist Madeline Cha is the recipient of the 2021 Young Artist Competition award. In addition to this award, Cha has won many others: in 2018, she received an honorable mention in the Walgreens National Concerto Competition, in 2019 Cha was the category winner of the Open Strings Junior Division in the Walgreens National Concerto Competition, in 2018 and 2019 she was named the state winner and nationals alternate for the … [Read more...]

Rochester Junior Woman’s Club Celebrates 60 Years in the Community

In 1956, 16 Rochester women; Robin Blanton, Joan Brann, Marilyn Brooks, Mary Burke, Mary Eberline, Peg Fetterly, Eveline Goble, Pat Henry, Ruth Herkless, Helen Mair, Kathy Crowe McAfee, Tommy Nirider, Gwen Ott, Ibbie Price, Leonore Talley and Katy Upton, came together to help the Rochester community be a better place to live. And, today, 60 years later, RJWC is still making a difference, fundraising and contributing to community betterment programs and organizations. The nonprofit, … [Read more...]