RSYO Alumni

Anniversary Concert

The RSYO will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary in a concert at the Coronado Performing Arts Center on Sunday, May 5th at 3pm.

Alumni Party

The RSYO will be hosting a gathering for Alumni and friends on Saturday, May 4th at 6pm in Kresge Hall at the Riverfront Museum Park: 711 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103.

Food catered by Mary’s Market. Spots still available! Please plan to come!

Alumni are invited to play on stage along with current RSYO members on 3 pieces during the concert:
Borodine, Polovetsian Dances
Liszt, Les Preludes
Shostakovich, Festival Overture

Rehearsal will take place at 12:30pm at the Coronado on Sunday, May 5 directly before the concert. Alumni that are in the Rockford area are welcome to come to any RSYO rehearsals throughout the Spring season. Rehearsals take place at Rockford Lutheran School, 3411 N Alpine Rd, on Sunday afternoons from 3-5:30pm.

Official registration to play with the orchestra is closed at this time. For questions or concerns please contact Margo Stedman, Education and Community Engagement Director, at

The RSYO's 50th Anniversary is generously sponsored by:

Dr. William and Leah Baskin