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At the West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood, NJ

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The Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra is a regional, all unpaid participant, intergenerational orchestra located in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Supported by the surrounding communities and friends in neighboring areas, the orchestra serves the Northern New Jersey region with many musical and educational activities. These include the outstanding Festival Strings Youth Orchestra, which provides a unique opportunity for young string players to benefit from the experience of playing in an orchestral setting.


What's New?

– The RSO is pleased to announce that Diane Wittry has been appointed the Artistic Director and Conductor for the 2014-2015 season.

Diane Wittry, joins the Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra as our newly appointed Artistic Director and Conductor for the 75th Anniversary Season.  She is excited to be working with our dedicated and talented musicians as the organization celebrates the history and accomplishments of the Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra over the past 75 years.


Diane Wittry is known nationally for her innovative programming style and her audience rapport. Her choices of repertoire and her ability to related to an audience always make her concerts unique and interesting. The Stamford Advocate, CT, featured Diane Wittry as “a conductor who specializes in finding creative ways to make the music fresh, accessible, and exciting.”


In addition to her work with the Ridgewood Symphony, Diane Wittry is currently the Music Director and Conductor of the Allentown Symphony in Pennsylvania, and the Artistic Director for the International Cultural Exchange Program for Classical Musicians with the Sarajevo Philharmonic in Bosnia.  In the past, Diane Wittry has also been the Music Director of the Norwalk Symphony (CT), and the Conductor of the Symphony of Southeast Texas (TX) where she received the national Helen M. Thompson Award from the League of American Orchestras for outstanding artistic leadership of a regional orchestra.



Our Next Concerts...


 - 75th Anniversary Gala Concert

   Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 7:00 PM


Christ Episcopal Church

105 Cottage Place

Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Brendan Rooney, tenor & Gina Cirillo, soprano


Dear Symphony Supporters,

You are cordially invited to join the Ridgewood Symphony
Orchestra as we celebrate our 75th Anniversary.

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014
- Meet & Greet Cocktail Hour at 7:00pm
- Concert at 8:00 pm

Where: Christ Episcopal Church
105 Cottage Pl. (corner Franklin Ave.) Ridgewood, NJ

Cost: Donation $60pp (donate $75.00pp and become
a Diamond Donor)

You will enjoy a Wine & Cheese Reception where you will
have the opportunity to meet our new Artistic Director/Conductor, Diane Wittry, as well as many members of our Board and Orchestra.

Following the reception you will enjoy a performance by the
Symphony, including pieces by Holst, Bernstein, Strauss, Brahms and more! Featured Soloists are soprano Gina Cirillo and tenor Brendan Rooney performing Satori's "Time To Say Goodbye.

There will be a number of fun events and opportunities to
support our orchestra, including the auctioning of the Conductor’s Baton. Fulfill your dream to conduct a live orchestra! You can place a bid with your ticket order and get a jump on our concert night auction. 

Please reserve you place today at <http://www.ridgewoodsymphony.org/tickets.htm>
or mail your check for $60.00 per person ($75pp for Diamond Donor) to:
Ridgewood Symphony, PO Box 176, Ridgewood, NJ 07450. Please mark your envelope "Anniversary Concert."

ALL tickets will be at the door on concert night!
Thanks to those of you who have already sent in your
subscriptions for the season…your tickets will be mailed the end of October.

Subscription Series:

1. Friday, November 21, 2014 at 8:00 PM

2. Friday, March 6, 2015 at 8:00 PM

3. Friday, May 1, 2015 at 8:00 PM

West Side Presbyterian Church

Varian Fry Way

6  South Monroe Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450


"Great music....close to home"

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