News Stories

New Marketing Director Announcement

We are pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Michele McAffee as the Marketing Director for the Rockford Symphony Orchestra. “This season the RSO has given ourselves a challenge to grow our audience and we need to be staffed appropriately…Read more ›

Veterans are invited to attend the Nov. Classics Concert for Free

If you are a veteran of the armed forces, we invite you to attend our November Classics concert, Dreams of the Fallen, for FREE. The performance will feature composer and Rockford native Jake Runestad's Dreams of the Fallen. Commissioned by…Read more ›

RSO Offers Special Post-Concert Parties

Make it a date night or celebration with family and friends by enjoying a post-concert party after two special performances in the New Lobby of the Coronado. The party includes hors d’oeuvres, dessert, and live entertainment. Cost is $25 for…Read more ›

Tweet Seats Now Available!

Do you love music? Are you an avid Social Media user? The RSO wants YOU! Purchase a Tweet Seat for an RSO concert and share your experience. There are a limited number of Tweet Seats available at a drastically discounted price for…Read more ›

Spend Valentine’s Day with the RSO!

Enhance your concert experience by enjoying a romantic Valentine's Day dinner before the RSO Valentine's Day performance. Guests will enjoy a delicious dinner in the beautiful 3rd floor lobby of the Coronado Performing Arts Center. Menu: Caesar Salad, Grilled Norwegian Salmon with lemon butter beurre blanc…Read more ›

In Memory of Lois McDowell

The RSO is saddened by the passing of Lois McDowell on Sunday, August 31, 2014. Lois was a charter member of the Rockford (Civic) Symphony Orchestra, performing on the first concert in 1943. As a Bass player, Lois performed for…Read more ›

Music Director’s Video Season Preview

Music Director Steve Larsen presents the 2014/15 season.

New Education & Community Engagement Director Announcement

We are pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Margo Stedman as the Education and Community Engagement Director for the Rockford Symphony Orchestra. Originally from Orlando, Florida, Ms. Stedman has worked with the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park in…Read more ›

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