Dear Music Educator,

We want to thank you for your commitment to music education. Without it, programs like ours would not have thrived for over 40 years! Our goal is to broaden the student’s experience and repertoire, and in return, we hope that their involvement with DYS builds a finer musician.

Dearborn Youth Symphony was thrilled to be back this year and we are continuing to grow our membership! We had a great season and we are making plans for another exciting year. During this past year...

The Detroit Metropolitan Youth Symphony is holding open auditions for students seeking an advanced youth ensemble experience.  Detroit MYS is a supplement to the school music program and provides additional guidance and challenge for the advancing music student in grades 2-12.  Our exceptional orchestra was recently recognized nationally in the American Prize competition!  Four orchestras rehearse Saturday mornings at Berkshire Middle School and perform three concerts each...

The Detroit Metropolitan Youth Symphony is accepting ongoing Saturday am auditions for the 2021-22 season

Celebrating 40 years - ORCHESTRATING A LOVE OF MUSIC, ONE NOTE AT A TIME

Since 1982 the Detroit Metropolitan Youth Symphony has developed students from nearly 50 communities in its four orchestras. Our mission is to provide an advanced youth ensemble experience that is challenging and fun, stimulates musical development, and supplements the school program. We have weekly Saturday morning...

center stage strings 2022

APPLICATIONS FOR 2022 - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 21, 2022

"Center Stage is all about developing our young artists' technical mastery and interpretive abilities. It is deeply focused on the individual. Students are expected to work hard and in return, our teachers will work even harder for them."

  • Danielle Belen, Founder and Artistic Director

Center Stage Strings is held in beautiful Ann Arbor, MI at The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance. Accepted students...

Students are encouraged to take private lessons. Here is a link to a list of available teachers.

Private Lessons List