Genre: Orchestra

Country of Origin: Singapore

The Rome Symphony Orchestra has been a vital part of the musical culture of our community since its beginning in 1921. The RSO continues to be a notable leader in the regional Arts community by virtue of the outstanding leadership of the Board, and the orchestra's fine musicians and the support of the community. Comprised of professional musicians, and led by Music Director and Conductor Richard Prior, the Orchestra employs local professors, teachers and graduate students.

In collaboration with local colleges, universities and high schools, the RSO performs a variety of classical and pops/light classical concerts. This year we introduce the first annual Concerto Competition. The competiton is open to all high school and college students who reside in or attend school in Floyd County.

The Rome Symphony Orchestra serves Northwest Georgia. We rely on the support of the Georgia Council for the Arts through their Grassroots Arts Program, City of Rome, and other sponsorships, foundations, donations, ticket sales and special fund raising events.