Summer Festival Orchestra

Summer Festival Orchestra

Stephen Michael Smith, Music Director 

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The Summer Festival Orchestra will work with Stephen Michael Smith to prepare a concert, “A Night at the Opera“, which will include great opera overtures and arias.

The orchestra will also perform the World Premiere of  Suite from 3 Women by composer Gerald Busby from his new opera 3 Women.

Gerald Busby will be in attendance for the premiere!


Mr. Busby is also the composer of the score for the iconic Robert Altman film,  3 Women  and Paul Taylor’s classic, Runes

Rehearsals: Monday evenings, June 25, July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23, 7:30 – 9:30pm, Marian Anderson Recital Hall at the Danbury Music Centre

Registration open to all current DSO musicians and DCO musicians for the past 5 years with no audition necessary.  All others, please call to schedule an audition. Openings in winds and brass will be filled on a first come first served basis. Please contact the DMC office at 203 748-1716 or email

Concert: Saturday, July 28, 7:30pm

Tuition: $50

Participation Fee