Category Archives: What We Think

Support for San Francisco Musicians

DSO Musicians Support  San Francisco Symphony Musicians
On behalf of the Musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, we wholeheartedly support our friends and colleagues, the Musicians of the San Francisco Symphony, in their continued quest for a fair and well-deserved collective … Continue reading

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October 2012 Board Report

A Personal Message from Larry Liberson
Musician Representative to the Executive Committee
My first day as a member of the DSO came in June of 1981, just a few days after my wife and I learned we were to become parents. … 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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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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MDSO Gift Music To Less Fortunate

DSO MUSICIANS GIVE THE GIFT OF MUSIC TO THOSE LESS FORTUNATE


Detroit – Musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra are once again bringing the gift of music to those less fortunate this holiday season.  The musicians will be performing seasonal favorites … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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Detroit’s Labor Day Parade 2011

 
Detroit’s Labor Day Parade 2011 include the MDSO
 
The Musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, AFM Local 5 and Save Our Symphony join the 2011 Labor Day Parade down Woodward Avenue in Detroit. View more pictures at our Photo Gallery.

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April 2011 Return to Orchestra Hall

 

After a 6 month strike…
MDSO are back on-stage April 8-9, 2011.
 
MDSO photographers Hart Hollman and Ethan Allen had their cameras in hand, capturing the orchestra’s emotional return to the stage of Orchestra Hall. Visit our Photo Gallery to view the … Continue reading

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