About the RSO
The Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra is a regionally based, auditioned orchestra located in Ridgewood, New Jersey. For over 80 years, the RSO has served northern New Jersey with high quality performances, internationally renowned guest soloists and unique education opportunities for young musicians through our Festival Strings Program.
In 2019, Brent Chancellor was appointed Artistic Director and Conductor of the RSO, deepening our commitment to the community and joining an impressive list of esteemed directors who have led the organization. Learn more about the RSO’s rich past through our RSO 1940-2020 Project.
The Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra is passionate about making great music! Led by a professional artistic director and joined by professional virtuoso guest artists, our mission is to collectively expand the artistic expression of our member musicians, present exciting and affordable concerts to our audiences, and provide impactful education experiences to all members of the community.