Youth concerts made possible

Warren Symphony activities are supported in part by the Scripter Warren Symphony Endowment Fund, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the GM Foundation.
And your generous donations!

Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs    NEA     GM Foundation     macomb logo community partner

Andiamo Warren’s Chef’s Challenge Week to Benefit the Warren Symphony Orchestra

Andiamo Chef's Challenge


Andiamo Warren Hosts Chef’s Charity Challenge Week

to Benefit the Warren Symphony Orchestra  

April 27 – May 3


Andiamo Warren is launching a new menu, featuring several dishes that will be exclusive to that location. To introduce these new menu items, the restaurant is hosting a special Chef’s Charity Challenge Week April 27 – May 3. Customers may enjoy any of the new appetizers or entrees and Andiamo will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Warren Symphony Orchestra an award-winning cultural force in our area for four decades.


 Chef’s Charity Challenge Week to benefit the Warren Symphony Orchestra  

 Sunday, April 27 – Saturday, May 3.

Andiamo Warren,    7096 E. Fourteen Mile Warren, MI 48092

We invite all our patrons to attend to support both Warren organizations.

Thank you to our patrons and thank you to the Andiamo Restaurant Group!


About Andiamo Restaurant Group

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2014, Andiamo Restaurant Group will “keep the party going” with a yearlong series of celebrations. Founder and CEO Joseph Vicari knows what it takes to build a Restaurant Group based on three simple Italian principles – great food, great family, and great zest for life. Over the last 25 years, Vicari has developed ten unique Metro-Detroit Andiamo Restaurants with ten authentic Italian unique experiences. For locations/hours, menus and more information, visit


WSO power2give project



The WSO has a project at

The Warren Symphony Society is committed to bringing the classical music experience to area youth. The vibrancy symphonies provide will only survive long-term if we expose youth to this music and create a lifelong interest.

The 2014 WSO Youth Concerts titled “Behind the Scenes with the Warren Symphony Orchestra” will give students an up close and personal opportunity to hear and see each of the instrument families of the orchestra. Demonstrated by the members of the WSO, our audience members will experience excerpts from some of the most notable orchestral music.

The Warren Symphony needs your help to cover the cost of producing educational experiences for the youth of Metro Detroit!  Please give now! is a project of the Cultural Alliance of Southeastern Michigan (dba CultureSource) and the Arts & Science Council – Charlotte/Mecklenburg, Inc. Created tobring passion and creativity together,this project empowers you to give directly to local arts, science and history projects you are passionate about. Nonprofit organizations post projects that are in need of funding. You help bring them to life with a gift.

WSO Music Director Gregory Cunningham to be on WRCJ

9/16/13 UPDATE: 


Chris Felcyn, host of  The Well-Tempered Wireless program on WRCJ 90.9 FM, features “Maestro Week”  - interviewing movers and shakers of the area’s performing arts organizations who have put together wonderful 2013-14 concert seasons.

On Tuesday, September 17, WSO’s Greg Cunningham will visit the WRCJ 90.9 FM studios to share the upcoming season highlights.

Don’t miss our radio appearance!

10/7/13 update:  Listen to a recording of the interview on our season page!

WSO Announces 2013-2014 Season

Warren Symphony Orchestra

Warren Symphony Orchestra

The Warren Symphony Orchestra is committed to making sure live classical music flourishes in Southeast Michigan—to mark our 41st season, Music Director Greg Cunningham has put together a program that reflects on our legacy and also provides our musicians and audience an opportunity to explore new musical ground.

Join us for these events!


Download 2013—2014 Season Brochure


Something Wonderful

The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 3 pm – Macomb Center for the Performing Arts (MCPA)
Featuring:  Jennifer Goode, soprano, Alta Dantzler, mezzo soprano, Drake Dantzler, tenor, and Sean Cooper, bass-baritone

 Poignancy and Charm

Sunday, October 13, 2013 – MCPA
Featuring Flutist Jeffery Zook and Harpist Kerstin Allvin

Le Tombeau de Couperin – Maurice Ravel
Concerto for Flute and Harp, k. 299 – Mozart
Symphony #3 (“Rhenish”), op. 97–Schumann

Pre-concert talk at 2 pm with Dr. Jessica Payette

Zook Flute Masterclass, Saturday, October 12 at 3 pm – Evola Music, Shelby

The Joy of the Season

Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 3 pm – Warren Woods Community Auditorium
with guests the Cantata Academy Chorale

Gloria  –  Jenkins
Holiday favorites and traditional audience sing-along
Sleigh Ride – Anderson

 Accenting WSO’s Own

Sunday, March 9, 2014  at 3 pm – St. Faustina Church, Warren
Featuring an intimate ensemble of WSO musicians

Concerto for Two Violins in d minor  – Bach
Eleven Studies for Eleven Players –  Rorem
“Folk Songs” for mezzo soprano and seven instruments  – Berio

Pre-concert talk at 2 pm with talk by David Daniels at 2 pm.

 A Double Date with the Scott Gwinell Jazz Orchestra

Sunday, April 6, 2014 – MCPA

Catfish Row; Symphonic Suite from “Porgy and Bess”
plus arrangements for both the separate and combined forces of the WSO and SGJO.

Pre-concert talk at 2 pm with talk by Scott Gwinell at 2 pm.


CD Winners Announced

We have some CD winners. Congratulations to Carolyn G., Keith L., Kathy V., Lulu W; Andrea A., Alman B., ChaVonne B., Joanne D., Lisa M-H., and Nancy R.!

Look for a WSO email so we can send you your prize. Thanks for joining our mailing list.

WSO Music Director Gregory Cunningham to be on WRCJ

WSO will be part of WRCJ’s HOLIDAY SHOWCASE.  Don’t miss our radio appearance!  Listen to WRCJ 90.9 FM on Thursday, December 6 from noon to 12:30 as Music Director Gregory Cunningham will be in the studio to promote our 40th Anniversary events.  Please spread the word and support WRCJ-FM as it supports Detroit’s arts and cultural organizations.  Visit for more details.


WSO 40th Anniversary Season Announcement


Warren Symphony Orchestra is proud to present our 40th Anniversary Season!

In the above video, Music Director Greg Cunningham outlines the season, or read about the repertoire in our brochure or our 40th Season page.

Former WSO Conductor Visits Susick Elementary to Celebrate Reading Month

Latest News

This highlight was published in the March 28, 2012 edition of Warren Weekly.

Share to Win: Concerning Concertos Ticket Giveaway

Laura Melton

Laura MeltonWSO’s final concert this season features Dr. Laura Melton, Coordinator of Applied Piano at Bowling Green University.

Join us as we explore two of the orchestral repertoire’s most magnificent concertos.  Johannes Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 in d minor (op. 15) stands as one of the most poignant and beautiful piano concertos.  An orchestral tour-de-force, the Bartok Concerto showcases our WSO musicians’ skill with one of the 20th century’s most exhilarating and exciting works.

This event is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts

This is your chance to win tickets to the event!  To enter, please comment on this post with your name and contact information (email). Please comment by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 23rd. Good luck!  Want more chances to win?  Share our giveaway on Facebook or Twitter, then comment here again!

Don’t want to leave it up to chance? Purchase tickets through the MCPA now!

( will choose a winner from the contest entries.) We’ll announce the winner Monday, March 26th.