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May 2017

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The Racine Symphony Orchestra would like to thank the following sponsors:

This project has been supported by a grant from SC Johnson.

Marjorie L. Christiansen Foundation

"This program is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts."


The Racine Symphony Orchestra is a proud member of the following organizations:

Just One Month Until Our 86th Season and 30th Summer Pops Season!
June Pops Concert Guest Artist John Komasa.
     The countdown to the first concert of our 2017-18 Season has begun! We are beyond excited to welcome you to our 86th Season and 30th Summer Pops Season on Friday, June 16 at "Cartoons in Classical Music."
     The evening's repertoire will include Strauss' Tales from the Vienna Woods, The Blue Danube and Beethoven's 5th Symphony, Movement 1. Special Guest Artist John Komasa will sing alongside the Orchestra. The Concert will begin at 7:00 pm; doors to Festival Hall, 5 Fifth Street, will open at 5:30 pm.
    Check your mail for our 2017-18 ticket brochure which was sent out in late April. No ticket brochure? No problem. Just call the RSO office at 262-636-9285 to order your table or general admission tickets. (We'll have the website ticket links up later this month.)
See you on June 16!!

2017-18 Season Concert Dates

Tickets will be available on our website in late May.

"Cartoons in Classical Music" - Summer Pops 
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 7:00 pm 
Doors Open at 5:30 pm
Festival Hall, 5 Fifth Street

"Life is a Cabaret" - Summer Pops Concert
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Doors Open at 5:30 pm
Festival Hall, 5 Fifth Street

"Piano Classics" - Masterworks Concert
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 7:30 pm
Bedford Concert Hall
UW-Parkside, 900 Wood Road

Holiday Pops Concert
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Doors Open at 5:30 pm
Festival Hall, 5 Fifth Street

"In Memoriam" - Masterworks Concert
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 3:00 pm
Siena Center Chapel, 5635 Erie Street

Free Community Music Education Concerts

Young Artists' Competition
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 1:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 716 College Ave

Concert for Fifth Grade Students
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 9:15 & 10:45 am
Grace Church, 3626 Hwy 31  
Successful Patron Drive
Thank you to every single person who donated during the second phase of our annual patron drive. Your generosity helped us to exceed our $10,000 goal on March 28
Please Support Our Advertisers
Each month we highlight businesses who advertise in our Season Program Book. Please support them and let them know that you heard about them through the Racine Symphony Orchestra!

- Corner House
- Johnson's Home Furnishings
- Stifel Investment Services
- Sturino Funeral Home
- UW-Parkside
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     Let your everyday online shopping support the RSO! This program costs you, the customer, absolutely nothing. Most items on Amazon are eligible including clothing, household goods and toys.
     All you must do is designate the RSO as your charity of choice by clicking here. It really is that simple!

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Racine, WI 53403