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Peter McCaffrey Joins DSO Cellos

MDSO Welcomes Peter McCaffrey
by Linton Bodwin
Cellist Peter McCaffrey joins the ranks of the esteemed DSO cello section after most recently serving as Principal Cellist of the Louisville Orchestra.
Peter was born in London, England and moved to the United States

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DSO’s New Concertmaster

DSO’s New Concertmaster
Larry Johnson of  the Detroit News wrote the following regarding the appointment of a new concertmaster for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
Violinist Yoonshin Song, 30, associate concertmaster of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, was announced Sunday as the new … Continue reading

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AVANTI Concert and Auction – May 20

AVANTI Fundraising Concert and Silent Auction
Please join AVANTI Summer MusicFest on Sunday, May 20 from  1-4 p.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Grosse Pointe Woods for a fundraising concert and silent auction.  The program features … Continue reading

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Fleur de Lys – April 22

Fleur de Lys Chamber Ensemble, Sunday, April 22 at 11 AM,  Art House.
We are pleased to announce the return of the Andrew Wu, Melody Wootton, Caroline Coade and Alicia Rowe in a program of Dvorak, Elgar and Mozart. Combined, these … Continue reading

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MDSO March 2012 Report

Where we are today . . .
Dear Board Members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Staff, Volunteer Council, Volunteers and Colleagues,
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will soon be approaching a very important anniversary date that serves as a point of reference to where … Continue reading

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Menahem Pressler and MDSO

Menahem Pressler  Tuesday, April 24, 2012  at 8:00 p.m., Temple Shir Shalom
Experience the legendary artistry of chamber music icon Beaux Arts Trio Pianist Menahme Presler  and DSO Musicians Kimberly Kaloyanides Kennedy (violin), James Van Valkenburg  (viola) and Una O’Riordan (cello) … Continue reading

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Avanit Summer MusicFest

MDSO, DSO, SOS ANNOUNCE SUMMER PROGRAM FOR METRO DETROIT YOUTH
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), The Musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (MDSO) and Save Our Symphony (SOS) have announced a six-day intensive summer experience for young musicians ages 14-18, who … Continue reading

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Classical Brunch – Jan 22

The Community House Classical Brunch –  Sunday, January 22 at 12:30 PMFeatured artists:  Kim Kennedy, violin, Úna O’Riordan, cello, Yizhak Schotten, viola, and Katherine Collier, piano in a recital of Mozart Piano Quartet No. 1 in g minor K 478, … Continue reading

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Concert for String Quartet – Jan 15

A Chamber Music Concert for String Quartet, Sunday, January 15 2012 at 11:00 AM –  Art House
Presented in the intimacy and beautiful acoustics of Art House’s third floor ballroom, musicians Andrew Wu, Melody Wootton, Caroline Coade and Alicia … Continue reading

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A Classical Valentine – Brahms Double

“A Classical Valentine”, February 12, 2012 at 3:oo pm. –  Parcells Middle School 
MDSO violinist, Adrienne Ronmark,  and her mother Debra Fayroian-Jacobs, retired DSO cellist, will deliver a Valentine sweet treat, the magical  Brahm’s Double Concerto for Violin and Cello, … Continue reading

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The Lew/Lenny Legacy Fund

 A Very Worthwhile Charity
In 2005, as a memorial to Lew Waldeck, long-time musicians’ union activist and 1983-1994 Director of AFofM Symphonic Services, “The Lew Waldeck Fund” was established through the agency of Live Music Awareness, a Honolulu-based musicians’ support organization … Continue reading

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MDSO Addresses DSO’s Annual Meeting

December 8, 2011, MDSO bassoonist Victoria King delivers remarks to DSO’s General Annual Meeting
Good afternoon, Governing Members, Members, Board Members, Staff and Colleagues,
I am Victoria King and am currently musician liaison to the DSO’s Governing Members. I have been a Detroit … Continue reading

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