The Talented Emily Bear: Dancin’ into the World of Pop Music

Emily Bear’s first EP of pop music, entitled Emotions, is now available. Learn how the Rockford native reached this impressive milestone, and what lies ahead for her.

Smart Living Weekly – November 6, 2019

  Emily Bear Sings, Releases First Pop EP Right in Our Region: It’s been a treat for Rockford residents to watch Emily Bear grow up in the public eye. The…
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Smart Living Weekly – April 18, 2018

  Special Concert Honors Lincoln Laureates Right in Our Region: The public is invited to a very special concert and ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 5 at Coronado…
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NWQ’s Holiday Shopping Guide

Holiday shopping doesn’t have to be a chore. Make it an adventure by exploring six trendy local boutiques and dozens of suggestions for wonderful gifts found at locally owned stores throughout our area.

Smart Living Weekly – April 13, 2016

  Emily Bear to Perform with RSO this Month Right in Our Region: On April 30th, one of Rockford’s most prolific virtuosos returns for a special performance on the Coronado…
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Rockford Symphony Orchestra: 80 Years of Playing

Through 80 years of musical outreach, the Rockford Symphony Orchestra has made itself a staple in the region. Learn more about its long history, the music director behind its recent growth and what’s in store for its anniversary season.

Rockford’s Emily Bear: Pianist, Composer & Kid

She’s performed at the White House, played with countless celebrities and taken the stage at Carnegie Hall, yet Rockford resident Emily Bear is still just a friendly, warm-hearted girl next door.