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A conversation with Sarah Lewis from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

A pink thread on the visiting high school oboist’s reed and a beautiful sound was all it took to inspire 12-year-old Sarah Lewis to play the oboe in the middle school band. Today, Petoskey native Sarah Lewis plays oboe for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and will perform in her hometown at the Great L… READ MORE


People trying to make their one square mile a better place,” responded John Bracey (pictured left) when asked about the role of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. Bracey, who has been with the state funded agency since 1997 and currently serves as the Executive Director, believe… READ MORE

Construction Update

Tremendous progress continues with the construction of the Great Lakes Center for the Arts, as the reality of this dream comes to life. Workers appreciate the gorgeous fall weather while finishing the exterior and preparing for the coming winter.  It is now possible to stand on the stage and i… READ MORE
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