Rock And Roll at Taste & Tunes

Love Rock and Roll Remember those good ole days of kicking up your heels and singing aloud “Johnny Be Good and “Proud Mary”? Well, join us for an evening of fun and music at the Rochester Symphony Guild’s benefit for the Rochester Symphony Orchestra called Taste & Tunes on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The event will be held at Great Oaks Country Club, Rochester, MI with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. followed by a silent auction of themed baskets, tickets to various theatre, sport and concert … [Read more...]

Join the Rochester Symphony Orchestra for a Free Concert in the Park

Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m., the Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) will present For Amber Waves. This free concert in the Rochester Municipal Park is the final event of the Kiwanis sponsored summer series of performances.  Pops, Classics, and Patriotic selections will fill the night air once again under the direction of Maestro Zeljko Milicevic. If it should rain – no worries – the concert will play on at St. John Lutheran Church located at University and Helen. Bring a lawn chair, a … [Read more...]

Welcome Spring at the Symphony of Style Fashion Show

Perk up your spring wardrobe at the popular Symphony of Style Fashion Show Luncheon and Boutique on Thursday, April 27. 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 will follow orchestrated by The Peppertree of Rochester highlighting the newest spring trends. “We are welcoming back some of our favorite boutiques such as Trends in Fashion, Marilyn’s, Artist Barb Markham and Sandy’s Silks, along … [Read more...]

Meadow Brook Summer Concert Series welcomes The Lentini Duo July 14

The Meadow Brook Summer Concert series will welcome composer, guitarist and Oakland University Provost James Lentini and his wife, lyric soprano Dana Lentini, for a performance set from 7-10 p.m. on Thursday, July 14. The concert will take place on the estate grounds of Meadow Brook Hall. A recipient of the Segovia International Composition Prize, the McHugh Composition Prize, and a Bluffton University Choral Competition First Prize, Dr. James Lentini has released a CD of his works on the … [Read more...]

Rochester Junior Woman’s Club Presents Donations to Four Local Organizations

The Rochester Junior Woman’s Club (RJWC) recently presented donations for $20,000 to four local organizations The Friends of the Paint Creek Trail representative Chris Gray, Mary DiCaro -Recreation Supervisor for RARA’s SCAMP Program, Rochester Symphony Orchestra representative Theresa Meegan and Angela Aufdemberge, President & CEO of Vista Maria’s Wings Program, were on hand at Meadow Brook Hall on June 9th, as club president Lisa Belisle presented the organizations with their … [Read more...]

Rochester Symphony Orchestra’s Concert Season Opens

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra opens its 55th season on Friday, October 23 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church located at 620 Romeo Rd., Rochester, at 8 p.m. The program chosen, by Maestro Zeljko Milicevic, will include the music of Berlioz, Dvorak, a Schumann symphony and our favorite pieces from Les Miserables. It will be a beautiful musical evening in a very comfortable setting with free parking. What a gift to your children or grandchildren who are being musically trained to be … [Read more...]

Remembering Rochester: The Rochester Symphony Orchestra

Back in 2011, May was a 'golden' month in Rochester history as the Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) marked a musical milestone by celebrating its 50th anniversary. On May 11, 1961, the Rochester Clarion announced to its readers that the organizational meeting of the new Rochester Civic Orchestra had taken place. The fledgling orchestra, 38 members strong, offered its first public concert at Rochester High School on May 18 of that year, under the baton of Frederic Johnson. Read the full … [Read more...]

Holiday fun is coming to town!

The flakes haven’t started falling, but of the holiday spirit is calling! Like cherished family traditions, the cities of Rochester and Rochester Hills will once again bring good will and cheer to its merry citizens with a festive variety of holiday events. Check (twice, if you must) and see if your favorite made the list. God bless us, everyone. Don’t be a Scrooge. Spend a delightful evening in the company of Meadow Brook Theatre’s talented actors as they bring Charles Dickens’ classic … [Read more...]

C.O.R.E. May 2012 Events

May is shaping up to be quite a busy month, so make sure you are clued in to all the great happenings around town! You Don't Look Like Anyone I Know Tuesday, May 1, 7:00 p.m. Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne, Rochester Join Author Heather Sellers as she discusses her award-winning Michigan Notable Book, You Don’t Look Like Anyone I Know. It is the story of how Heather uncovered her past, which had long been obscured by a family’s extreme circumstances and by face blindness, a … [Read more...]

Art Center Announces Winners of First Awards Ceremony

Rochester, Mich., - With immense support from eight municipalities both in Oakland County and Macomb County, Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) is pleased to announce the premiere social event of the season. PCCA’s first annual Regional Arts & Culture Awards will be presented March 24, 2011 at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to congratulate the winners alongside key players from across the region. The Regional Arts & Culture Awards are a … [Read more...]