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Tuesday, December 17—7:00pm

Tuesday, December 17—7:00pm
In Your Community
1 hour and 30 minutes

NO TICKETS REQUIRED. At the Cass Community United Methodist Church in Detroit.

Lights, camera, action! Join a DSO chamber ensemble as they perform film music classics. Concert admission is free thanks to the generosity of Cadillac. 

The DSO is partnering with Cass Community Social Services to have a food drive at the concert. Please consider bringing a non-perishable food item (boxes or cans) with you to the concert to donate to Cass Community Social Services, an organization in Detroit that works to "Fight Poverty and Create Opportunity" for homeless and low income people in Detroit. Donations will be collected at the concert.

Shannon Orme

Shannon Orme was appointed Bass Clarinet of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in 2007. Prior to joining the DSO, she was co-principal of the Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra in Japan. She has also performed with the Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Symphony, IRIS Orchestra, Bergen Filharmoniske and the World Orchestra for Peace. Shannon spends her summers at the Grand Teton Music Festival, where she is also a frequent chamber musician.

Shannon enjoys the many facets of performances within the DSO family. She is a frequent performer in the community as part of DSO's Community Outreach Initiative and especially enjoys playing for children at DMC Children’s Hospital's Music Therapy Program. As a result of her committment to this work, Shannon was one of five musicians nationwide to receive the 2016 Ford Musician Award for Excellence in Community Service, sponsored by the Ford Motor Fund and the League of American Orchestras. She is a dedicated educator and currently holds a studio at Wayne State University.

An advocate for contemporary music, Shannon is a member of New Music Detroit, where she has collaborated with today's emerging composers, and has participated in the group’s annual 12-hour marathon, Strange Beautiful Music. Shannon also performed at the Lucerne Festival Academy under Pierre Boulez for two seasons as well as the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble.

Upon graduating from the Interlochen Arts Academy, Shannon attended Northwestern University (B.Mus.) and University of Southern California (M.M.). Her principal teachers included Jean Miller, Richard Hawkins, J. Lawrie Bloom and Yehuda Gilad.

When Shannon is not performing, you may find her planning her next adventure—usually on a bicycle.

Shannon is a Buffet Crampon Performing Artist.

Sheryl Hwangbo Yu

Violinist Sheryl Sul Hwangbo Yu joined the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in 2012. Born in South Korea, Sheryl began her violin studies at age 6. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, studying with Paul Kantor. She then received a Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School under Ronald Copes, where she also served as concertmaster of the Juilliard Orchestra. Finally, Sheryl received a Professional Studies degree from Manhattan School of Music, studying with Glenn Dicterow and Lisa Kim.

Sheryl has won various competitions throughout the country, including the Juilliard Concerto Competition in 2010. She has also participated in numerous music festivals across the globe, including the Verbier Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Pacific Music Festival. Sheryl has been honored to receive various awards during her career, including the Virtu Foundation Scholarship, the Aspen Music Festival Fellowship, the C.V. Starr Scholarship and the Irene Diamond Graduate Fellowship at the Juilliard School.

As a passionate chamber musician, Sheryl has performed in the Intensive Quartet Seminar, ChamberFest, Axiom, and was a member of the Carnegie Ensemble and the Ensemble FIRE (Future In REverse). She has studied and participated in master classes with many influential musicians, including the members of the Cleveland Quartet, the Juilliard Quartet, the Guarneri Quartet, the Takács Quartet, the Tokyo Quartet, and the Cavani Quartet.

Sheryl appears frequently across the metro Detroit area in chamber ensembles with her DSO colleagues.

Sujin Lim

Violinist Sujin Lim was born in Seoul, South Korea where she began her musical studies at age 5. She joined the Detroit Symphony Orchestra as section violinist in 2017.

Sujin is a prizewinner in numerous national and international violin competitions, including the Lodolfo Lipizer International Violin Competition (Italy), Torun International Violin Competition (Poland), Indianapolis Matinee Musical Scholarship Competition, Indiana University Sibelius Concerto Competition (United States), Joongang Music Competition and Ewha&Kyunghyang Competition (Korea).

Sujin has appeared in recital and as a soloist throughout Korea, Europe and the United States with Romania Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra of Bacau, Torun Symphony Orchestra, Yeonsae University and Indiana University Philharmonic Orchestra.

As a chamber musician, she is member of the EM trio in Korea and performed in such chamber recitals as Yagi studion, Jungdong Hall, KNUA hall, and Kumho Art Hall. Sujin has also served as principal concertmaster in the Evansville philharmonic, Indiana University Symphony, KNUA symphony and Aspen Conducting Academy orchestra.

Mike Chen

Mike Chen received his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from Northwestern University, studying violin with Blair Milton. In 1999 he began playing the viola and studied with Li-kuo Chang. His other teachers included Michael Strauss, Peter Slowik, Keith Conant and Baird Dodge.

Mike was a member of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra from 2012 to 2018, a member of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra from 2003 to 2012, and prior to that, a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago from 1992 to 1995. He has performed with the Detroit Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, and Chicago Symphony. In 2017, Mike joined the Cincinnati Symphony on its European Festivals Tour.

He received a Master’s degree in Conducting at Northwestern University in 1999, studying with Victor Yampolsky and Mariusz Smolij. His other conducting teachers include Gilbert Varga, David Zinman, and Murry Sidlin.

Mike was a conducting fellow at the American Academy of Conducting in Aspen, Colorado in 2008. He has also served as Assistant Conductor of the Saint Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra, guest conductor of the Webster University Community Music School’s Young People’s Symphony Orchestra, and guest conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony Side-by-Side Orchestra.

David LeDoux

David LeDoux comes to the orchestra from the Syracuse Symphony, where he served as Principal Cellist from 2006-2012.

David has appeared as a soloist with the Syracuse Symphony, the Skaneatelas Festival Chamber Orchestra, the Tulsa Philharmonic, the Oklahoma State University Symphony, the Louisiana Sinfonietta and the Mid-Texas Symphony.

David is an active and avid chamber musician, performing for many years with the Syracuse Society for New Music. As a committed private teacher, he spent last year as a cello instructor for Imagine Syracuse—-a music program in an inner-city school that was modeled after the El Sistema program in Venezuela.

Previous professional engagements for David included serving as Principal Cellist with the Baton Rouge (LA) Symphony, the Mississippi Gulf Coast Symphony and the Louisiana Sinfonietta.

David has studied with Ronald Leonard, Dennis Parker and Kari Padgett Caldwell. Currently a resident of Madison Heights, David’s hobbies include reading, running and movies.

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