Concerts

JOIN US FOR OUR SECOND ANNUAL "A MUSICAL TASTE OF DEXTER"

Sunday, September 22, 2013, 2:00 to 6:00 P.M.

K of C Hall, 8265 Dexter-Chelsea Road, Dexter, MI

The Dexter Community Orchestra's Second 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 22 for a day of fun for the whole family!

Musical Taste of Dexter

2013 – 2014 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 3, 2013
4 PM at Dexter High School
Anthony Elliott, conductor
DMITRY KABALEVSKY Colas Breugnon Overture
W.A. MOZART Piano Concerto #27
Featuring Soloist Louis Nagel
LEIGH DANIELS Curiosity, (Who Will I Be Next?)
AARON COPLAND Four Pieces from Rodeo
 
Sunday, December 15, 2013
4 PM at Dexter High School
Anthony Elliott, conductor
HOLIDAY CONCERT
featuring:
The Dexter High School Concert and Chamber Orchestras and
The Washtenaw Community Orchestra Chorus
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Magnificat
Dexter High School Concert Orchestra Will Perform Pieces to be Determined
JOHN RUTTER Gloria
LEROY ANDERSON Christmas Medley (Sing Along)
 
Sunday, February 23, 2014
4 PM at Dexter High School
Charles Ellis, guest conductor
Anthony Elliott, soloist
ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK Sandman's song from Hansel and Gretel
Anthony Elliott, Cello Soloist
ERNST BLOCH Schelomo, Hebraic Rhapsody
Anthony Elliott, Cello Soloist
JOHANNES BRAHMS Symphony Number Two
 
Sunday, April 27, 2014
4 PM at Dexter High School
Anthony Elliott, conductor
FELIX MENDELSSOHN Fingal's Cave (The Hebrides)
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN C Major Cello Concerto 1st Movement
Paddy Harvey, Cello
EDVARD GRIEG Piano Concerto (1st Movement)
Forrest Flesher, piano
EDVARD GRIEG Peer Gynt Suite #1
MAURICE RAVEL Bolero
 
Chamber music concerts
Dexter Library : October 13, 2013 at 2 pm
 
Silver Maples in Chelsea: Saturday,Feb 8 at 1:30
Members of your DCO will be performing two wonderful pieces. This concert is open to the public and is free.
We have a guest conductor, Kevin Fitzgerald, from the University of Michigan Conducting Studio.
Serenade for Winds Op 7 by Richard Strauss:
Serenade For Winds/Strings Op 44 in 4 mvts. by Antonin Dvorak :
Performing: Laura Hogan, Jonathan Peters, Ralph Katz, Deborah Katz, Angela Noble, Peter DeHart, David Goldberg, Clare Bowman, Cacey McCormick, Julie Balk , Abby Fischer, Neil McKay, Eric Walters
Please join us for an exciting afternoon of great music.
 
Dexter Library : Sunday, Feb 9 2014 at 2 pm
Quartet for Clarinet/Violin/Cello by Peter Schickele; Mvt. 1&2
Suite, Op 4 by John Davison; Allegro, Andante, Vivace
String Quintet #1 by Johannes Brahms Op. 88 Mvt. 1&3
String Quartet in E minor by Bedrich Smetana; Mvt. 1
Piano Trio Op 11 by C. Chaminade; Mvt. 1
 
Dexter Summer Music Series: Friday, June 13th 2014, 7:00 pm
at Monument Park, in the Gazebo
 
Dexter Days: Aug 10 3-4:30 in the Gazebo and new Amphitheater
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This activity is supported by the MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR ARTS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.