DEARBORN, Mich. – The Dearborn Youth Symphony (DYS) will present its premier concert of the 2010-2011 season on Sunday, December 5 at 4 p.m. in Dearborn’s Michael A. Guido Theater of the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center (The Center). The DYS was formed in 1975 to provide young musicians with symphonic ensemble experience and to foster interest in instrumental music. Today, with the sponsorship of the Dearborn Recreation Department, strong parental volunteer efforts, and dedicated conductors, the DYS continues to nurture and challenge young musicians with their orchestras and flute choirs.
The Season Premier concert includes performances by the Combined Flute Choirs, Concert Orchestra, and the Symphony Orchestra. Featuring Saint-Saen’s Bacchanale from “Samson and Delilah” and Suite #1 from “Carmen” by Bizet, the Symphony Orchestra will be conducted by DYS Artistic Director, Tim Cibor. Joining Maestro Cibor will be Assistant Conductor, Joseph Deller and the Flute Choirs’ Conductor, Donna Olkowski.
General admission tickets for the DYS December 5 concert are $10 for adults and $8 for children and seniors. To purchase tickets please visit the Center box office at 15801 Michigan Avenue at Greenfield or call (313) 943-2354. Box office hours are 11 a.m. to 7p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. The box office is also open one hour before show time. Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted.