About Us

The Dexter Community Orchestra is a musical group located in Dexter, Michigan. The DCO is dedicated to cultural enrichment through live symphonic music. The DCO seeks to provide the many benefits that can be achieved only through live musical performance. We are proud to offer a place for volunteer musicians to play and an opportunity for individuals and families to experience the magic of live classical music. We are looking for musicians and volunteers to help make our season a resounding success.

The Dexter Community Orchestra was founded in 2005. Please see our history

We are incorporated as a nonprofit in Michigan and are tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

We adopted our bylaws in 2006 and amend them as needed.  You can also view our member handbook.

Music Director


Board of Directors

The board meets once a month and is elected each May. Board members are:

Betty Halliday, President
Lori Sprague, Vice President
Judy Dooley, Treasurer
Laura Hogan, Secretary
Darryl Albright, Member at Large
Joe Lange, Member at Large
Bern Muller, Member at Large
Jonathan Peters, Member at Large
John Schumacher, Member at Large
Melissa Zagorski, Member at Large

Board Meeting Schedule