“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...]

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 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...]

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 Community Concert Band Presents ‘Exaltations’

The Rochester Community Concert Band (RCCB) is excited to announce the return of the band to indoor concerts following a 19-month pause due to the COVID pandemic. The concert will be held on Tuesday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 620 Romeo Rd, Rochester, MI. The concert is open to the public and free to attend.  Donations are gratefully accepted.   Included in this program, among other works, are “Olympic Spirit” by John Williams, Verdi’s … [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...]

Rochester Symphony Guild hosts Christmas Luncheon December 9

The Rochester Symphony Guild is pleased to invite you to its annual Christmas Luncheon, Monday, December 9, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Royal Park Hotel Ballroom in Rochester. The holiday event features a delicious lunch and a musical performance by Matthew Duncan, vocalist, and entertainer. He is considered a pop crooner with a classical twist. Duncan was classically trained at the University of Michigan, and sings a wide range of music, from opera to jazz. The event also … [Read more...]

Zenith Brass presents Free Concert in Rochester

Zenith Brass will present its 24th Annual Winter Concert at 4:30 p.m., on Sunday, February 24 at the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church for the Harmony in the Hills Concert series. The church is located at 620 Romeo Rd, Rochester, MI 48307. The concert features several works of European classical music including Handel's Water Music Suite, the fanfare from Richard Strauss's Zarathustra, Russian symphonic music by Tchaikovsky and  Russian choral music by Tschesnokoff. An unusual selection … [Read more...]

Handel’s Messiah Community Sing-Along

Handel’s Messiah Community Sing-Along will be presented by the choirs of the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church and the Rochester Community Chorus with St. Paul’s orchestra and soloists on Friday, December 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church (620 Romeo St. Rochester, MI 48307). $15. Admission. Tickets will be available at the door. Everyone is welcome to sing along on the choruses with music and lyrics projected on the screen. Musical scores sheets will … [Read more...]

Sing Into Spring Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan Fundraiser

Join us for a musical afternoon, Sing Into Spring, a fundraiser hosted by Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan. The concert will be on Sunday, April 29, 4:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Rochester. Vocalist Mark Tisdel, along with Lia Catallo singer/songwriter, will perform a repertoire of music structured for all audiences. Advance ticket purchases of $20 are available by contacting Lorraine at LTaliercio204@gmail.com or Nancy at nancytroyer@comcast.net. Tickets may also be … [Read more...]