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2017-18 Season Ticket Brochure

September 2017
In This Issue

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:

October Masterworks Concert Guest Artist - Pianist Wael Farouk.
October Masterworks Concert Preview
    Join us on Saturday, October 28 at UW-Parkside's Frances Bedford Concert Hall for first Masterworks Concert of the Season. Wael Farouk, Carthage professor and world-touring pianist, joins us as the Guest Artist at this Concert and 2017 Artist-in-Residence during the fall. Mr. Farouk and the RSO will perform Haydn's Symphony #86 in D and Chopin's Piano Concerto #1 in D.
     PreConcert Conversations, led by UW-Parkside's Professor Laura Rexroth, begins at 6:30 pm and the Concert itself begins at 7:30 pm in Bedford Hall.
     Tickets are $23 in advance and $25 at the door. As always, students 20 and under receive free general admission.

For more information and to purchase tickets click here or call the RSO office at 262-636-9285.
Music Education Program Season Kickoff

Students enjoying our most recent Concert for Fifth Grade Students on March 14, 2017
     The kiddos are back in school (or soon will be). Fall also marks the official start of our music education programs for the Season. We are thrilled to continue to offer a plethora of options to students of all ages.
     Our current programs include the Concert for Fifth Grade Students, Young Artists' Competition, Side-by-Side Youth Invitational, Artist-in-Residence, High School Choral Invitational, PreConcert Conversations and the evolving Middle School Mentorship Program. Patron donations and grants allow us to continue to offer all but one of these programs free of charge. (The Young Artists' Competition requires a small entry fee.)
     We invite you to learn more about these programs by visiting our website or by calling the RSO office at 262-636-9285.
2017-18 Season Concert Dates  

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

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

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

Concerts for Fifth Grade Students  
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 9:15 & 10:45 am
Grace Church, 3626 Hwy 31  
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