2017 Concert in the Park:

Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 7:00 pm, Rice Lake Veteran’s Memorial Park


  • Star Spangled Banner -- Arranged by Jeff Cranfill
  • Magnificent Seven -- Arranged by Roy Phillippe
  • Present Joys –- Walter Hartley>
  • Blue Tango -- Leroy Anderson
  • Military March #2 -– Edward Elgar

  • Intermission

  • L’Arlesienne Suite 1 – Prelude -– George Bizet
  • Thunder/Lightning Polka -– Johann Strauss, Jr.
  • Ashokan Farewell -– Jay Ungar, arranged by Steve Custer
  • Highlights from Hamilton –- Lin-Manuel Miranda arranged by Jerry Brubaker
  • Stars and Stripes Forever -– John Phillip Sousa

Listen to the "Concert in the Park" performance, August 1, 2017

First half...

Second half...

Enjoy a slideshow of the Red Cedar Symphony performing in Rice Lake's Veretans Park

Photos by Earl Cook,Copyright © 2017, All rights reserved.

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2017-2018 Season Dates & Venues:

2017 Fall Concerts:

Saturday, November 11, 2017, 7:00 PM, Chetek Lutheran Church
Sunday, November 12, 2017, 4:00 PM, Bethany Lutheran Church

Recollections: Commemorating 500 Years of the Reformation

Featuring: Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5 Reformation, as well as the Crown Imperial March by Walton, the Chorales by J.S. Bach, and Concerto No. 1 for Marimba by Rosauro, featuring RCS percussionist Jim Hurst

RCS Home Grown Series of chamber music concerts :

Sunday February 11, 2018, 4:00 PM, Bethany Lutheran Church

Featuring Robin Fossum, Peter Neal, and Alana Laufmann
performing Beethoven Piano Trio in Bb Major, op. 97 “Archduke”

2018 Spring Concerts:

Saturday, March 24, 2018, 7:00 PM, Augustana Lutheran Church
Sunday, March 25, 2018, 4:00 PM, Bethany Lutheran Church

Reminiscing: Anniversaries of the Greats

Featuring: Bernstein’s Overture to Candide, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5, and performances by the Red Cedar Symphony 2018 Concerto Competition winner(s).

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2018 Concerto Competition:

The Red Cedar Symphony Biennial Concerto Competition will take place Saturday, January 20th, 2018, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Rice Lake.

There will be a high school division and an adult division. Instrumentalists should prepare one movement of a standard concerto and vocalists one standard art song or aria. Applications will be available in the fall of 2017 and are due by December 15th, 2017.

Competition winner(s) will perform at the 2018 Spring Concerts.

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Recordings, slideshows, some videos, and other information for recent performances.

New Policy! Youth may attend Red Cedar Symphony Concerts free

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