Grosse Pointe Music Academy is a well-established institution in the music education industry. However, what sets us apart is the rich experience of our teachers, both past and present, who have performed in some of the most iconic performance venues in Detroit’s history. We take immense pride in being an integral part of the music community and are always eager to spread the word about local music venues that are a source of immense cultural significance for our community.
At Grosse Pointe Music Academy, we firmly believe that music is not just a form of entertainment, but a medium for cultural expression and identity. Our teachers, who have performed at venues such as the Fox Theatre, the Masonic Temple, and Orchestra Hall, understand the profound impact of these spaces on the music industry and the local community.
As a music academy, we feel it is our responsibility to support the larger music community by promoting and celebrating the rich cultural heritage of Detroit’s historic performance venues. We believe that these venues are an essential part of our city’s identity and play a vital role in shaping our collective cultural consciousness.
At Grosse Pointe Music Academy, we are committed to promoting a love of music, and we believe that part of that love comes from celebrating the rich cultural heritage of our community. We are proud to be a part of the music community as a whole and will continue to support and promote local music venues that mean so much to our community.
Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts
The Music Hall, located at 350 Madison Avenue, seats over 1700 people in the main hall. There is also a 100-seat Jazz Café in the building and a stunning 3Fifty Terrace on the rooftop. The Music Hall was originally named the Wilson Theater when it was built in 1928. One only needs to take a quick peak inside the hall to see that it is a National Historic Landmark. Current President and Artistic Director Vince Paul has done an outstanding job lining up a superb variety of musical acts.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
The DSO is the 4th oldest symphony orchestra in the United States, having performed it’s first ever concert at the Detroit Opera House in 1887. The DSO performs most of it’s concerts at Orchestra Hall, which is located at 3711 Woodward Avenue. In its more than 125-year history, the DSO has performed in cities all around the world. The group is well known for it’s classical, jazz, and pops concerts.
Detroit Opera House
Home of the Michigan Opera Theater, The Detroit Opera House is located at 1526 Broadway Street. The theater seats 2700 people for Operas and other events.
The Fillmore Detroit
The Fillmore is located at 2115 Woodward Avenue. It is operated by Live Nation Worldwide, Inc. The Fillmore hosts The Detroit Music Awards, private events and many popular musical acts.
Cliff Bell’s is a cozy Jazz and Dinner and Cocktail bar located at 2030 Park Avenue. Named after a Detroit Entrepreneur, the club first opened in 1935.
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