Our Orchestras Are Dedicated To Success

Detroit Metropolitan Youth Symphony consists of four orchestras, separated by skill level and grade in school. Each orchestra provides an increasing musical challenge for our students, from our beginning group, Junior String, up to the pinnacle of Detroit MYS orchestras - Symphony Orchestra.  View full audition packet HERE.

 

Junior String Orchestra
Conductor NATALIE FRAKES

  • Students in Grades 2-7
  • Student must be able to read music
  • NO previous ensemble instrumental experience necessary
  • All String Orchestra - violin, viola, cello, bass
  • Advanced beginner string students

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String Orchestra
Conductor GEOFFREY BENES

  • Students in Grades 5-9
  • Student must be able to read music
  • Minimum of 2 years instrumental experience suggested
  • All String Orchestra - violin, viola, cello, bass
  • Intermediate string students

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Concert Orchestra
Conductor PAUL SHAWVER

  • Students in Grades 8-12
  • Minimum of 3 years instrumental experience suggested
  • Full Orchestra with All Instruments - strings, brass, woodwind, percussion
  • Advanced Intermediate students

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Symphony OrchestrA
Conductor DOUGLAS BIANCHI

  • Students in Grades 10-12
  • Minimum of 4 years instrumental experience suggested
  • Full Orchestra with All Instruments - strings, brass, woodwind, percussion
  • Advanced students

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