Civic Ecosystem

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About Civic & Education

For more than 40 years, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra has committed itself to educational excellence by providing families access to life-changing musical experiences. Become engaged, get involved and connect with your music community!


Children and Families

The DSO provides a number of concert experiences designed to enchant and entertain young audiences and families alike.

Teachers and Students

The Education Concert Series (ECS) introduces classical music to metro-Detroit school children by featuring interactive programs with the DSO, for grades 3–8.

Musical Training

The DSO provides comprehensive training programs for musicians of all ages and offers access to DSO musicians in order to support their pursuit of musical excellence.

Partner Programs

The Music Learning Alliance creates a continuity of services between Southeastern Michigan cultural institutions focused on musical training.


News and Announcements

NEW! The 2012 ECS Concert survey is now online

2012/2013 CYE Applications are now closed

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