Changing Orchestra Culture: A Conversation with DSO Musicians

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 11:00 am 12:15 pm

Location: Cabot, Level 4

Culture shifts at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra are multi-faceted and span the whole organization; there is widespread agreement that many of them are due to an active collaboration between DSO musicians and the administration that continues to facilitate harmonious discussion on how best to serve their community while fulfilling their mission of unsurpassed musical experiences.  In this session, DSO musicians discuss the orchestra’s evolving culture, how their roles in the organization have changed, and their aspirations for the future

Speakers: Jeremy Epp, timpani, Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Stephen Molina, bass, Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Sharon Sparrow, flute, Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Scott Strong, horn, Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Moderator: John McCann, president, Partners in Performance

Made possible, in part, by a generous grant from the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation.