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, 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, jazz and pops/light classical concerts.

The 9th Annual Barbara D. Beninato Young Artists competition and scholarship (during the 2018-2019 season) is open to all high school and college students who reside in or attend school in 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.


Andrea Hintz is the Office Manager for the Rome Symphony Orchestra. Andi previously worked with the Juvenile Detention Center in Rome and has experience in advertising. She lives here with her two daughters, Emma and Jayme. Alison Lampkin, Fundraising and Marketing Coordinator. Retired from Georgia Highlands College, she comes with a wealth of experience in […]

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Board of Directors

We are privileged to have a wonderful board of directors who work hard to manage and guide the RSO behind the scenes.

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Founded in 1921 and located in beautiful Rome, Georgia, the Rome Symphony Orchestra is the oldest symphony in the South.

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Meet the talented musicians who make the Rome Symphony Orchestra special.

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