Wayne State University

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University Orchestra

University Symphony Orchestra  
Kypros Markou, conductor

Office: 2362, Old Main
Phone: (313) 993-4303

MUA 2810 (undergraduate) 7810 (graduate)

Rehearsals meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday • 12:50 to 2:20 pm.

Credit hours: 1

String musicians and orchestral studies students are offered the unique opportunity to perfect their craft in the heart of Detroit's Midtown Cultural Center while studying with members of the acclaimed Detroit Symphony Orchestra. 

DSO faculty include:

Hai-Xin Wu, violin - Assistant Concertmaster

Marian Tanau, violin

James Van Valkenburg, viola – Acting Principal Viola

Caroline Coade, viola
 - Acting Assistant Principal Viola

Marcy Chanteaux, cello - Assistant Principal
, retired

Larry Hutchinson, bass

Brian Ventura, oboe

Ted Oien, clarinet – Principal 

Karl Pituch, horn – Principal

Marcus Schoon, contrabassoon

Robert Williams, bassoon
 - Principal

Click here to listen to an excerpt from the University Orchestra performance on March 4, 2009.