Rogue Valley Symphony

Musician Behind the Mask: Carla Ecker, Concertmaster

We decided to hold a series of interviews to learn more about how the RVS musicians are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and to share their stories with you. This first installment features Carla Ecker, who has served as Concertmaster of the Rogue Valley Symphony since 2017.  She resides in Phoenix, AZ with her husband, […]

Masterworks 6 being rescheduled

Dear Patrons, We hope that this message finds you well in such uncertain times. Music can provide solace and connection and we are surrounding ourselves with as much as we can during this difficult time. It is with heavy hearts that we inform you that the Masterworks 6 concerts April 17, 18, and 19 have to be […]

RVS response to Governor Brown’s executive order

Dear Patrons: Oregon Governor Kate Brown has announced a ban on all public gatherings of more than 250 people statewide for four weeks, effective immediately and ending on April 8. The Craterian Theater at the Collier Center has announced plans to close during this period. However, our upcoming Masterworks 6 concert dates of April 17, 18 […]

RVS responds to the COVID-19 outbreak

The Rogue Valley Symphony is committed to the health and safety of everyone attending our concerts. We are seriously monitoring the global coronavirus situation, regularly checking for updates from Jackson County Health Department, The Oregon Health Authority, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Our performance and rehearsal halls are considering what extra precautionary […]

David Ludwig, Composer in Residence

We are thrilled to welcome David Ludwig back to the Rogue Valley as Composer in Residence for the 2020–2021 season. David was first here in 2017 for our performances of his violin concerto with his wife, Bella Hristova, as soloist. We already knew Bella, having featured her in 2014, but this visit with both of […]

RVS auditioning all-new symphonic chorus

The Rogue Valley Symphony is pleased to announce the formation of the Rogue Valley Symphony Chorus with its premiere scheduled for April of 2020. Led by Chorus Master Laurie Anne Hunter, the RVSC will be the official chorus for the Rogue Valley Symphony and has plans to collaborate with the Britt Festival Orchestra in 2020. […]

RVS to be featured on Ovation TV

We are so pleased to be a part of Ovation TV’s Arts Across The Heartland initiative! They will be including us in a one-hour feature program on live TV that aims to show the impact of arts organizations on their communities. In Ovation’s words:   Art is thriving throughout every state of our great country. […]