Michigan Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (MPYO) | Kids Out and About Ann Arbor / Detroit

Michigan Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (MPYO)

650 Church St. Plymouth Arts & Recreation Complex
Plymouth , MI , 48170
Phone: 734.451.2112
42° 22' 24.9024" N, 83° 28' 1.974" W
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Nancy Davidson
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The Michigan Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (MPYO) provides a unique, exciting, and enriching experience for young musicians in southeast Michigan, including: Plymouth, Canton, Northville, Novi, Belleville, Westland, and many other communities. The MPYO is the centerpiece of the Michigan Philharmonic’s music education program, offering a full program of three orchestras, a flute choir, and a wind ensemble. Performance opportunities include several MPYO concerts every year and side-by-side performances with the professional Michigan Philharmonic. MPYO students have a variety of educational experiences. Many attend several local public and private schools, while others are homeschooled.


About the Michigan Philharmonic:

The Michigan Philharmonic – (or “Michigan Phil”) – is one of the most innovative and dynamic professional orchestras in Southeast Michigan. Nan Washburn, Music Director & Conductor since 1999, has won 19 ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming of Contemporary Music from the League of American Orchestras and was awarded First Place in The American Prize for Conducting with the Michigan Philharmonic receiving 2nd place for Professional Orchestras. The Michigan Phil is bringing its events into an ever-expanding roster of Michigan communities; including Plymouth, Canton, Northville, Livonia, Farmington, Brighton, Downtown Detroit, and many others. The Michigan Phil is committed to reaching out to a broad and diverse array of audiences and providing enjoyable cultural and social experiences, while encouraging anyone who loves live music events to “Spend the night with Michigan Phil.” For tickets and more information, please visit www.michiganphil.org or call (734) 451-2112.

Orchestrating the Extraordinary!

Rehearsals of the five ensembles of the MPYO are Tuesday evenings during the regular school year. Auditions are required to join. Contact nancyd@michiganphil.org or www.mpyo.org for more information.


Plymouth First United Methodist Church
48201 N. Territorial Rd
Plymouth, MI, 48170
United States



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