Wayne State University

Aim Higher

University Orchestra

University Symphony Orchestra  
Kypros Markou, conductor

Phone: (313) 993-4303
Email: aa0952@wayne.edu
Office: 2362, Old Main
MUA 2810 (undergraduate) 7810 (graduate)
Rehearsals meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday • 12:50 to 2:20 pm.
Credit hours: 1


String musicians 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


Shannon Orme, clarinet 

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.