Mission and Vision
Vision and Mission Statements
The vision of the Racine Symphony Orchestra is to provide outstanding music that touches the soul of the community.
The mission of the Racine Symphony Orchestra is to enrich, educate, and entertain our communities through the power of music.
The Racine Symphony Orchestra, founded in 1932, incorporated in 1953, is governed by a Board of 25 directors who are elected to three-year terms.
The Racine Symphony Orchestra has an Artistic Director/Conductor, an Executive Director, a Patron Services Manager, a Program and Communications Coordinator, a Pops Production Manager, an Equipment Manager, a Personnel Manager, Librarian and over sixty musicians. The Symphony also relies on the support of volunteers and local community service organizations to help with ushering, educational outreach, special projects and participation on the Board of Directors and various committees.
Musicians in the orchestra come from all walks of life and range in age from college students to retired people. Most musicians have extensive formal training in music and many of them are professional in the music industry. Many live in Racine, others come from Kenosha, Milwaukee and Chicago. Some have played in the orchestra for thirty years or more.