The world premiere of Tod Machover's 'Symphony in D,' inspired by more than 15,000 sounds and stories submitted by Detroiters over the past year! Made possible by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, with additional support from Opportunity Detroit.

Symphony in D Participants:

Marsha Music, storyteller
Robert Billings, Eudora Gentry, Thomas Sertima, Marge Roberts, residents from American House Senior Living Communities
Sarai Figgs, Tommysha Mealy, Vakharia Twilley, and Janiya Tinsley, 3rd graders from Detroit Achievement Academy
Dr. Tonya Matthews a.k.a. "JaHipster," President and CEO of Michigan Science Center
ADULT. feat. Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller (
St. Joseph Chaldean Choir
Bryan Pope, electric guitar
Jonathan Muir-Cotton, electric bass
Efe Bes, african drummer
Matthew Calbert, Khalik White, Taquiyyah Williams, and Laila Hamilton, beatmakers from YouthVille Detroit

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Uploaded by Detroit Symphony Orchestra to YouTube
Date published 14 Dec 2015
Duration 00:37:30