Sounds of Summer: Dearborn

Neighborhood Concert Series

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Sunday, July 21   3:00 PM  

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Christopher James Lees

Christopher James Lees is a promising young American conductor becoming increasingly recognized for energized and nuanced performances of both standard and adventurous repertoire.

Recipient of a Gustavo Dudamel Conducting Fellowship with the Los Angeles Philharmonic this season, Mr. Lees made his debut with the orchestra in April 2013.

Hunter Eberly

Hunter Eberly, a native of Muskegon, Michigan, started playing the trumpet at the age of 8 under the tutelage of his mother, who he studied with through high school.  He earned his Bachelor of Music degree at Grand Valley State University, where he studied with Richard Stoelzel. While studying at GVSU, Hunter won prizes at multiple competitions including first prize in the National Trumpet Competition Undergraduate Solo Competition, first prize in the National Trumpet Competition Trumpet Ensemble division, second prize in the International Trumpet Guild Mock Orchestra competition, and first prize at the GVSU International Trumpet Seminar Solo Competition. Hunter continued his education by attending The Colburn School in Los Angeles, where he studied with James Wilt, and earned a Professional Studies Certificate. 

Concert Description

Sounds of Summer has something for everyone — from favorite classical melodies to hit show tunes and pop standards — it’s a potpourri of musical delight! So, get your friends or family together and join us for a fun, casual, and unexpected night with the DSO.


CHADWICK Jubilee from Symphonic Sketches  
DVORÁK Slavonic Dance, Op. 46, No. 8 in G major  
STRAUSS On the Beautiful Blue Danube  
STRAUSS Thunder and Lightning Polka  
ARUTUNIAN Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra  
BERLIN A Tribute to Irving Berlin  
JOHN WILLIAMS Superman March  
SOUSA The Stars and Stripes Forever  


Christopher James Lees, conductor  Bio
Hunter Eberly, trumpet   Bio