Concerts

"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

2015 – 2016 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, November 1, 2015
4 PM at Dexter High School CPA
Anthony Elliott, conductor
JAMES LEE Through the Eyes of Time
Michigan Premiere
MAURICE RAVEL Shéhérazade
Antonina Chekhovskaya, soprano
SAMUEL BARBER Knoxville: Summer of 1915
Antonina Chekhovskaya
NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op.36
 
Sunday, December 6, 2015
4 PM at Dexter High School CPA
Anthony Elliott, conductor
HOLIDAY CONCERT
featuring:
The Dexter High School Orchestras and Choirs and
The Washtenaw Orchestra Choir
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Regina Coeli in C Major, K.276
RALPH VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS Fantasy on Christmas Carols
JOHN RUTTER Magnificat
LEROY ANDERSON Christmas Festival
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL Hallelujah Chorus from "The Messiah"
and much more!
 
Sunday, February 21, 2016
4 PM at Dexter High School CPA
Anthony Elliott, conductor
LESLIE BASSETT Echoes from an Invisible World
CLAUDE DEBUSSY Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Laura Hogan, flute
FRANCIS POULENC Concerto for Two Pianos
Christopher Harding and Louis Nagel, piano
 
Sunday, May 15, 2016
4 PM at Dexter High School
Anthony Elliott, conductor
BENJAMIN BRITTEN The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Youth Artist Competition Winner
ANTONIN DVORAK Symphony No. 8 in G Major Op.88
 
Dexter Summer Music Series:

Friday, June 10th, 2016 (Tentative)
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.
 
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This activity is supported by the MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR ARTS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.