Monthly Archives: October 2011

Looking Forward – MDSO Oct Report

MDSO’s October Report to the DSO’s Board of Directors
We are pleased and excited that the Musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra are back in Orchestra Hall making wonderful music!  We are excited about the support we are receiving from the … Continue reading

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Is Philly Still Competitive?

Let’s Examine Some NumbersDrew McManus,  Adapistration – published October 19, 2011
Among the largest budget orchestras, one of the most competitive issues is the ability to attract and retain the very best talent and perhaps unsurprisingly, one of the primary components … Continue reading

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MDSO lead Civic sectionals

MDSO coached hundreds of students Saturday in Civic sectional rehearsals at Orchestra Hall.  Ted Oien – clarinet, Haden McKay – cello, Corbin Wagner – French horn, Marian Tanau – violin and Shelley Heron – oboe were among more than a … Continue reading

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Concert4aCause – Oct 16

Concert4aCuase – Sunday, October 16, 7:00 pm – Northside Community Church, Ann Arbor, MI
Performers from UM, EMU, Skyline High School and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, including clarinetist Shannon Orme and cellist Una O’Riordan, will be  part of a benefit concert … Continue reading

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Go Get’em Tigers

 
 Listen to Go Get’em Tigers.
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. . . Thanks to the MDSO Librarians
Tiger fever has taken hold the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.  Audiences at the first two weeks of concerts this season have been treated to an encore that caught the concert-goers … Continue reading

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Randy Hawes at Northwestern U.

Les Arches et l’Architecture – Oct 11, 2011 – 7:30 pm – Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, Evantson IL
Randall Hawes, bass trombone; Gail Williams, horn; Kathryn Goodson, piano
Bienen School faculty members Gail Williams and Randall Hawes present a recital with guest … Continue reading

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Leonard Leibowitz 1938-2011

MDSO’s negotiating counsel passes away.
It is with great sadness that we share the news that long-time MDSO negotiating counsel Leonard Leibowitz passed away October 3th.  For almost four decades, Lenny represented the Musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra with … Continue reading

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ARF Free Chamber Concert – Oct 7

ARF Chamber Concert,  Friday, October 7 at 7:30 pm – Schaver Music Recital Hall, Wayne State University
This FREE concert with Musicians of the DSO and Wayne State University, will feature compositions by Romanian composers Theodor Rogalski and Cornel Taranu, and … Continue reading

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CutTime Hallelujah! – Nov. 6

CutTime Simfonica’s Hallelujah – Sunday, November 6 at 7:00 pm  – Virgil Carr Cultural Arts Center
The award-winning CutTime Simfonica® celebrates rebirth with their new Detroit-styled music called Classical Soul. Rick Robinson has found the promised land of naturally infusing classical … Continue reading

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Orme & Nulty Join EMU Faculty

EMU appoints Shannon Orme and Dennis Nulty
Eastern Michigan University now has two of our own DSO musicians on faculty!  Dennis Nulty is now Professor of Tuba and Euphonium.  Shannon Orme joined the clarinet faculty and will be featured at EMU’s … Continue reading

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MDSO and Brahms – Oct 28

Brahms Piano Quintet – October 28, 2011 at 8:00 PM – Our Lady Star of the Sea Church
Daniel Goiți (piano) and Amanda Gates Armstrong (violin) will be joined by MDSO’s Marian Tănău (violin), Jim VanValkenburg (viola) and Una O’Riordan (cello) … Continue reading

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Pro Mozart Society/Kim Kennedy-Nov. 1

An Evening of Chamber Music – Tuesday, Nov 1, 2011 –  8:00 pm. at Antioch Lutheran Church
MDSO Kimberly Kennedy (violin) joins Pauline Martin (piano) and Erik Ásgeirsson (cello) in The Pro Mozart Society of Greater Detroit’s chamber music presentation.  The program … Continue reading

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