Handel’s Messiah Community Sing-Along

Handel’s Messiah Community Sing-Along will be presented by the choirs of the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church and the Rochester Community Chorus with St. Paul’s orchestra and soloists on Friday, December 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church (620 Romeo St. Rochester, MI 48307). $15. Admission. Tickets will be available at the door. Everyone is welcome to sing along on the choruses with music and lyrics projected on the screen. Musical scores sheets will … [Read more...]

Sing Into Spring Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan Fundraiser

Join us for a musical afternoon, Sing Into Spring, a fundraiser hosted by Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan. The concert will be on Sunday, April 29, 4:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Rochester. Vocalist Mark Tisdel, along with Lia Catallo singer/songwriter, will perform a repertoire of music structured for all audiences. Advance ticket purchases of $20 are available by contacting Lorraine at LTaliercio204@gmail.com or Nancy at nancytroyer@comcast.net. Tickets may also be … [Read more...]

Rochester Symphony Orchestra’s Spring Concert March 11

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra’s annual spring concert “They May Say I’m A Dreamer” is on Sunday, March 11, at 3:00 p.m. The concert will be held in the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church on 620 Romeo Road, Rochester, MI. Maestro Zeljko Milicevic has arranged a year of performances marrying classic and contemporary music for all ages. This concert will feature Rochester Symphony Orchestra’s flutist, Lori Newman, playing “Serenade for Flute, Harp and Strings” by Howard Hanson, John … [Read more...]

Believe, A Christmas Fantasy

This holiday concert is a tradition and always an audience favorite. The concerts sparkles with Christmas cheer and song. Familiar Christmas music, the Rochester College Choir, Polar Express Suite, and Toys for Tots. The Marines will be with us to collect toys for children. The Rochester Symphony has been a cultural part of the greater Rochester community for 56 years. Box Office: 248-651-4181 Adults:  $25.00 Children/Students to age 18:  $5.00 … [Read more...]

Rochester Symphony Holiday Concert

Make the holidays special for you and your family this year by attending the Rochester Symphony Orchestra’s Believe, A Christmas Fantasy Concert. Held Friday, December 9, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. in St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Downtown Rochester. Be charmed by the music as Maestro Zeljko Milicevic conducts the musicians to play our favorite holiday songs, which include the Polar Express Suite, Christmas tunes and a sing-a-long. In addition, that night the U.S. Marines will be with us … [Read more...]

Rochester Garden Club Bestows Beautification Award

Residents of the Clear Creek Subdivision enjoyed an exceptional entry display this summer, complete with an abundance of flowers, eye-catching boulders, stone walls and even a waterfall. It certainly caught the eyes of members of the Rochester Garden Club who awarded it the 2016 Beautification Award. This award is presented each year to a local business or public garden in the Rochester area with outstanding landscaping. The entry display was installed and maintained by Brian Szliter, … [Read more...]

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra opens its 56th Season

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra opens its 56th season on Friday, September 30, 2016 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 620 Romeo Road Rochester at 8:00 p.m. The program chosen by Maestro Zeljko Milicevic is titled “Hommage a la Francais”. It includes music by Ravel, a Bizet Symphony, “Espana” by Chabrier and “Night on Bald Mountain” by Mussorgsky, plus much more for your listening pleasure. Join us for a beautiful musical evening in a very comfortable setting with free … [Read more...]

Rochester Symphony Orchestra’s Concert Season Opens

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra opens its 55th season on Friday, October 23 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church located at 620 Romeo Rd., Rochester, at 8 p.m. The program chosen, by Maestro Zeljko Milicevic, will include the music of Berlioz, Dvorak, a Schumann symphony and our favorite pieces from Les Miserables. It will be a beautiful musical evening in a very comfortable setting with free parking. What a gift to your children or grandchildren who are being musically trained to be … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools and The Rochester Area Ministerial Association Presents the 2015 Annual Rochester Martin Luther King Day Celebration

“Creating the Fair and Just Community” is the theme for this year’s annual celebration of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.‘s life and message of non-violence and equality. Rochester Community Schools and the Rochester Area Ministerial Association are co-hosts of this community family service. Please mark your calendars for Sunday, January 25 at 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 620 Romeo Road, in Rochester Hills. Our featured speaker will be Glenn McIntosh, Interim Vice … [Read more...]

Buying Used

In our world where we are over saturated with advertising about all the new stuff we need to buy it can be hard to keep an honest perspective between wants and needs. Society makes you feel that if you don’t have all the newest gear, gadgets, or toys you are old fashioned or ill-equipped for life. I try to teach my son that stuff doesn’t matter or make you better than anyone else. Buying used is one way I am trying to show him that you either get tired of your stuff, it breaks, or you outgrow … [Read more...]