New RSYO Conductor Announcement We are pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Linc Smelser as Rockford Symphony Youth Orchestra (RSYO) conductor. Mr. Smelser currently resides in DeKalb, IL where he is conductor/music director of the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra and ... More
Samantha Dosek
RSO Blog: My First Experience as an Intern By Samantha Dosek Before becoming an intern with the Rockford Symphony Orchestra, I had been searching for different opportunities for a while.  As a Music Business student at Illinois State University, an internship is necessary for ... More
Intern Chelsea crop
RSO Blog: Why I Chose to Work in the Fine Arts Instead of a Record Label. By Chelsea Rilloraza Throughout my three years of college, I have had the opportunity to get involved with different aspects of the music industry.  Music business is a versatile degree.  There are careers available in all ... More