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.
Our music director is acclaimed cellist and conductor Anthony
Elliott. Maestro Elliott took his position with the Dexter
Community Orchestra in the 2010-2011 season, stepping into the shoes
of our founding conductor, Donald Parrish (1938-2011).
Board of Directors
The board meets once a month and is elected each May. Board members
Anthony Elliott, Music Director, Ex Officio
Jonathan Peters, President
Joe Lange, Vice President
Judy Dooley, Treasurer
Laura Hogan, Secretary
Betty Halliday, Member at Large
Martha DeCamp, Member at Large
John Schumacher, Member at Large
Kathy West, Member at Large
Angela Noble, Member at Large
Lori Sprague, Member at Large