Remaining Concerts

2014 – 2015 Concert Season

Our main season concerts take place in the Center for Performing Arts at Dexter High School.
Admission is free; donations are welcome.

Sunday, May 17, 2015
4 PM at Dexter High School
Anthony Elliott, conductor
MODESTE MUSSORGSKY Night on Bald Mountain
CLAUDE DEBUSSY Premiere Rhapsody
Soloist: Bum Namkoong, Bb Clarinet
Youth Competition Winner
DIMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5
Chamber Ensembles:
Sunday, April 12, 2015
1:30 PM at Main Hall at Silver Maples,
100 Silver Maples Drive, Chelsea, MI

RICHARD STRAUSS Serenade
Suite in Bb
Dexter Chamber Wind Ensemble
Saturday, May 23, 2015
2:30 PM at The Chapel, Chelsea Retirement Center
805 W. Middle Street, Chelsea, MI

RICHARD STRAUSS Serenade
Suite in Bb
Dexter Chamber Wind Ensemble

Dexter Summer Music Series:

Friday, June 12th, 2015
7:00 pm at Monument Park in the Gazebo.
3215 Central Street, Downtown Dexter.
Rain Location: Center for the Performing Arts, Dexter High School.
Anthony Elliott, conductor
VARIOUS COMPOSERS Light classics and popular favorites.

"A Musical Taste of Dexter"



Sunday, September 20, 2015, 2:00 to 6:00 P.M.
K of C Hall, 8265 Dexter-Chelsea Road, Dexter, MI

The Dexter Community Orchestra's Fourth Annual fundraising event, A Musical Taste of Dexter, will have more food, more music, and more prizes than last year! Enjoy "tastes" of fabulous food from Dexter area restaurants and caterers while enjoying the music of the Dexter Community Orchestra's Chamber Ensembles.
Join us on September 20 for a day of fun for the whole family!

Musical Taste of Dexter

Past Concerts


Sunday, November 9, 2014
4 PM at Dexter High School
Anthony Elliott, conductor
FREDERICK SCHIPIZSKY Symphonic Messaging, Symphony No.3
FELIX MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto
Soloist: Hannah White, Sphinx competition winner
ANTONIN DVORAK Symphony No.9, "From the New World"
 
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Please Note the Change of Venue: 7 PM at Hill Auditorium
Anthony Elliott, conductor
HOLIDAY CONCERT
featuring:
The Dexter High School Concert and Chamber Orchestras and
The Washtenaw Community Orchestra Chorus
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Part I Christmas Oratorio (for the first day of Christmas)
Dexter High School Concert Orchestra Will Perform Pieces to be Determined
LEROY ANDERSON Sleigh Ride
FRED WARING Night Before Christmas
JOHN RUTTER Donkey Carol
ALAN HODDINOTT Puer Natus (Chorus and Organ)
JOHN RUTTER Jesus Child
Star Carol
LEROY ANDERSON Christmas Festival(Sing Along)
 
Sunday, March 15, 2015
4 PM at Dexter High School
Anthony Elliott, conductor
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Symphony No.40 in G Minor
AARON COPLAND Lincoln Portrait
MAX BRUCH Violin Concerto No.1
Danielle Belen, Soloist
ALBERT ROUSSEL Bacchus et Ariadne
 
 
Chamber Ensembles:

Sunday, February 8, 2015

1:30 PM at Dexter Library, 3255 Alpine St. Dexter, Michigan
click here for a time lapse movie of this concert
ANTONIN DVORAK Serenade in D minor, Op.44
Dexter Chamber Orchestra, Kevin Fitzgerald conducting
FELIX MENDELSSOHN String Quartet No.4 in E minor
JULIUS KLENGEL Hymnus for 12 Violoncelli, Op.57
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C minor BWV 1060
 
 
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This activity is supported by the MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR ARTS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.