MCSO and Saxophones are the Perfect Combination!
Join us for our Season 42 finale! April 19, 2015 @ 3:00 pm in the Warren Woods Tower High School Auditorium located at 27900 Bunert Road (at the corner of Bunert & Martin) in Warren, MI 48088.
The Motor City Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Music Awards 2014 and 2015 Outstanding Community Orchestra, teams up with the nationally renowned Assembly Quartet for an afternoon of music sure to delight all attending our final concert performance of the 2014-2015 season. Formed in 2003, the Assembly Quartet is a professional saxophone quartet of former University of South Carolina graduate students, whose mission is to promote music education and expand the enjoyment of music for people of all ages. Two of the current members are also saxophone instructors at Oakland University & Wayne State University.
Program to include:
Claude Debussy – Prelude to the “Afternoon of a Faun”
Philip Glass – Concerto for Saxophone Quartet and Orchestra
Sergei Rachmaninoff – Symphonic Dances, op. 45
Special Francis Scripter tribute
At this concert we will be honoring the late Francis Scripter (“Scrip”), one of our beloved supporters, with a special tribute in memory of his legacy with the Symphony. For a more in depth story about his life and contributions to the community, please read this article from c and g news.
Please note that the venue for this concert was changed to the Warren Woods High School Auditorium from the original venue of the Warren Woods Community Auditorium.
About The Motor City Symphony Orchestra
The Motor City Symphony Orchestra, formerly known as the Warren Symphony Orchestra, has been an award-winning cultural force in our area for over four decades. Our mission is to support and advance an orchestra of professional quality for cultural enrichment, entertainment and your education.