Rochester Symphony Orchestra Music in the Park Concert Closes the Popular Series

Pop into Rochester Municipal Park on Thursday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m., for the Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) annual “Pops” concert. This final program in Kiwanis’ “Music in the Park” series is its most popular. The park is located at 400 6th St, Rochester, MI. Join music director Zeljko Milicevic as he moves you from patriotic songs with soprano Kristy Barnes to a Motown Medley; from Aaron Copland’s “Outdoor Adventure” to themes from “Jurassic Park.”  “Music in the Park” … [Read more...]

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra Presents a ‘Fountain of Inspiration’

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) presents "Fountain of Inspiration," its final concert of the 2021-2022 season, scheduled for Friday, May 20, 2022, at 8:00 p.m., at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 620 Romeo Rd., Rochester, MI. This concert celebrates winners of the RSO's Young Artist Competitions, 2020-2022. This year's winner is violinist Betti Kelley, an Ethiopian American violinist from Lenexa, Kansas. She is a sophomore at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, studying … [Read more...]

Rochester Symphony Orchestra Welcomes the Spring Equinox with Music

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Zeljko Milicevic, invites you to its Sunday, March 20 Spring concert, “Moments in Music,” at 3:00 p.m., at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 620 Romeo Rd., Rochester, MI.  Oboe soloist Dr. Ann Lemke, professor of music at Oakland University, performs Albinoni’s “Concerto in D Minor.” Other light selections include Mozart’s “Eine Kleine Nacht Musik” and Britten’s playful “Simple Symphony.”  Dr. Lemke’s latest CD will also be … [Read more...]

Taste & Tunes, an Evening of Music and Food, Features Vocalist and Musician Dave Bennett

Audiences won’t find many musicians who are equally conversant with the music of Benny Goodman (the “King of Swing”) and Roy Orbison (“The Soul of Rock and Roll”). An annual fixture at several American music festivals, Dave Bennett is a clarinet virtuoso who plays electric guitar, piano, drums, and vocalizes. He will be featured at “Taste & Tunes,” the Rochester Symphony Guild’s benefit for the Rochester Symphony Orchestra, on Saturday, November 13. Plan now for an evening of fun and … [Read more...]

Rochester Symphony Guild Presents Symphony of Style

The Rochester Symphony Guild (RSG) invites people to join them at their annual Symphony of Style fundraiser on Wednesday, September 15, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Plazzo Grande, 54660 Van Dyke, Shelby Twp. "Stroll through the arcade of boutique vendors showcasing clothes, jewelry, accessories and home decor followed by a gourmet luncheon and dessert by the chefs of Palazzo Grande" said Nancy Troyer, RSG Chairperson. A colorful fall fashion show will be staged by The Peppertree of … [Read more...]

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra Winter Wonderland Concert

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) is pleased to announce its annual Winter Wonderland concert Friday, December 13, from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, located at 620 Romeo Road in Rochester. The orchestra will entertain concertgoers with a variety of nostalgic seasonal favorites. As a special holiday treat, the RSO will welcome the award-winning Stoney Creek High School choirs who will sing many popular holiday selections. Dr. Brandon Ulrich, … [Read more...]

Welcome Spring at the Symphony of Style Fashion Show

Rochester Symphony Orchestra Hosts Annual Fundraiser Perk up your spring wardrobe at the popular Symphony of Style Fashion Show Luncheon and Boutique on Thursday, May 16. Start the day at 11:00 a.m. at Twin Lakes Golf and Swim Club in Rochester Hills for boutique shopping then lunch. A colorful fashion show orchestrated by The Peppertree of Rochester will follow highlighting the newest spring trends. “We are welcoming back some of our favorite boutiques such as Trends in Fashion and … [Read more...]

Taste & Tunes to Benefit Rochester Symphony Orchestra

“Taste & Tunes” Features Multi-Instrument Phenomenon and Vocalist Dave Bennett You won’t find many musicians who are equally conversant with the music of Benny Goodman (the “King of Swing”) and Roy Orbison (“The Soul of Rock and Roll”). An annual fixture at several American music festivals, Dave Bennett is a clarinet virtuoso who plays electric guitar, piano, drums, AND vocalizes. He will be featured at “Taste & Tunes”, the Rochester Symphony Guild’s benefit for the Rochester … [Read more...]

Welcome Spring at the Symphony of Style Fashion Show

The Symphony of Style Fashion Show Luncheon and Boutique is on Wednesday, May 9. Start the day at 11:00 a.m. at Twin Lakes Golf and Swim Club in Rochester Hills for boutique shopping before lunch. A colorful fashion show orchestrated by The Peppertree of Rochester will follow highlighting the newest spring trends. “We are welcoming back some of our favorite boutiques such as Trends in Fashion and Marilyn’s, along with many new and unique vendors,” according to co-chairs, Theresa Meegan … [Read more...]

Rochester Symphony Orchestra’s Spring Concert March 11

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra’s annual spring concert “They May Say I’m A Dreamer” is on Sunday, March 11, at 3:00 p.m. The concert will be held in the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church on 620 Romeo Road, Rochester, MI. Maestro Zeljko Milicevic has arranged a year of performances marrying classic and contemporary music for all ages. This concert will feature Rochester Symphony Orchestra’s flutist, Lori Newman, playing “Serenade for Flute, Harp and Strings” by Howard Hanson, John … [Read more...]