On Saturday, June 3, 2023, the full 71-piece Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra will perform outdoors on the CUAA campus.

The free, family-friendly event, titled "River Sounds," is made possible by generous supporters, including presenting sponsors:

  • O'Neal Construction
  • Kerrytown Market and Shops
  • Retirement Income Solutions

Additional supporting sponsors include:

  • Solich Piano
  • Brian Altevogt, Farm Bureau
  • Brian Vella, President, United Image Group
  • Washtenaw Rowing Center

Members of the community are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the 90-minute concert on the grasses under the summer evening sky. The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Earl Lee will present a program of familiar audience favorites.

This is a returning event, which has seen robust attendance in previous years.

Click HERE or on the Learn More button for all the details!


This event is open to CUAA Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, and Community Members.


Registration is preferred. Register HERE.


This concert (and parking) are completely FREE, thank you to our generous donors and sponsors! If you RSVP's online, you do not need to bring your ticket. If you did not RSVP online, no problem. Still come! To reserve a spot for the concert, click HERE.

We are expecting a very large crowd. Seating will be first come, first served, so bring your lawn chairs and blankets and come early to claim your spot!

Attendees are welcome to bring a picnic basket with snacks and beverages. Select food will also be available for purchase.

Pets are not permitted on campus for this event.

This concert is wheelchair friendly. We will have hard seating. accessible via elevator, available for our guests with accessibility limitations. Again, come early!