Thursday, January 24, 2013
The AVANTI Summer MusicFest will take place for the second year in a row at Derby Middle School July 22-27.
Attention young musicians: the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's (DSO) young musician workshop returns to Birmingham this summer and they're now accepting applications. The AVANTI Summer MusicFest returns to Derby Middle School this July for six days of intensive music workshops. The program is open to music students age 13-18 throughout Metro Detroit. During the program, students complete a week of intense study and instruction under the tutelage of 50 DSO musicans, including two hours a day in group rehearsal and two hours in sectionals. "My daughter grew musically at the AVANTI workshop last summer," said Laura Fogleman, parent of an AVANTI student. "Her technique improved and she became a more disciplined musician. The location of the …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Also happening this weekend: 'Willy Wonka' comes to Seaholm High School while the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will perform as part of the AVANTI Summer MusicFest.
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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
As part of the DSO's AVANTI Summer MusicFest, going on now at Derby Middle School, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will perform two concerts at the First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham this Thursday and Friday.
Music students from around Metro Detroit are learning from the greats this week and on Thursday and Friday, Birmingham will set the stage for a special concert for young area musicians. Musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (MDSO) will perform two concerts at the First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham on Thursday and Friday as part of the AVANTI Summer MusicFest. The AVANTI Summer MusicFest is a collaboration between the MDSO, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and Save Our Symphony (SOS). During AVANTI — happening this week at Derby Middle School — around 150 local music students age 14-18 complete a week of intense study and instruction under the tutelage of approximately 50 DSO musicians, including two hours of group rehearsal …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will hold a six-day intensive workshop for teenage musicians in Birmingham this summer, culminating in a performance at Detroit's Orchestra Hall.
Metro Detroit's young musicians should start tuning those instruments in preparation for the Avanti Summer MusicFest, scheduled for July 16-21 at Birmingham's Derby Middle School. The six-day intensive camp is geared for musicians ages 14-18 and is hosted by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), the Musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (MDSO) and Save Our Symphony (SOS). During Avanti, students will have the opportunity to train with DSO musicians and then perform on the world-renowned stage at historic Orchestra Hall in Detroit. "Avanti is yet another example of the progressive way in which all the components of the DSO is uniting," said DSO music director Leonard Slatkin in a recent press release. "This initiative, coming from the…