Name: Hannah Peterson-Green Member of DSSO since: 2018 DSSO Position: 3rd Flute / Piccolo Education: Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance – University of Cincinnati College – Conservatory of Music What made you decide to pursue a career in music?  The first time I played in an orchestra was in 6th grade, when I started playing with Minnesota Youth […]

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DULUTH, Minnesota – The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra has officially announced its 2019-2020 season, with six Masterworks concerts and three Pops concerts! The DSSO Chorus will join the orchestra for three concerts this season, as they celebrate 60 years! Music Director Dirk Meyer expresses his excitement for the upcoming season, “The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra […]

Name: Eric Graf Member of DSSO since: 2017 DSSO Position: Section Cello Education: Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance – University of Minnesota Master of Music in Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy – Cleveland Institute of Music What made you decide to pursue a career in music?  I loved music from an early age and instinctively knew […]

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Name: Lindsey Bordner Member of DSSO since: 2015 DSSO Position: Violin Education: Bachelor of Music – University of Minnesota Master of Music in Violin Performance and Chamber Music – University of Michigan – Ann Arbor What made you decide to pursue a career in music?  It kind of always seemed like an option. My dad was a […]

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Name: Gwen Hoberg Member of DSSO since: 2008 DSSO Position: 4th Horn Education: Bachelor of Music in Horn Performance and Latin – Concordia College Master of Arts in English – University of Minnesota Duluth Master of Music in Horn Performance – Chicago College of Performing Arts What made you decide to pursue a career in music?  Playing […]

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Rising superstar, Finnish pianist Juho Pohjonen, joins the Orchestra for Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2! The Beethoven Project continues with Minnesota Public Radio, as the DSSO performs and records Symphony No. 7.  CONCERT & VENUE INFORMATION Some important announcements regarding Symphony Hall and other events happening at the DECC: PARKING AT THE DECC Parking in the DECC ramp […]

DULUTH, Minnesota – The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra continues its Grand Adventures season with their fifth Masterworks concert, Across Germany, sponsored by Hailey Sault. What: Across Germany // Masterworks V When: Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 7 pm Where: Symphony Hall at the DECC Music director Dirk Meyer and the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra are […]

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Name: Earl Salemink Member of DSSO since: 1989 DSSO Position: Principal Trumpet Education: Bachelor of Music Performance – University of Iowa Master of Music Performance – Northwestern University What made you decide to pursue a career in music?  I had an artistic side when I was young – I enjoyed drawing. I started music when I was in […]

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Name:  Jennifer Gerth Member of DSSO since: 1997 DSSO Position: Principal Clarinet Education: Bachelor of Arts – St. Olaf College Master of Music – Northwestern University in Evanston, IL Doctor of Musical Arts (ABD) – University of Minnesota What made you decide to pursue a career in music?  I was a math major at St. Olaf and […]

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Amanda Wirta

Name:  Amanda Wirta Member of DSSO since: 1999 DSSO Position: Violin Education: University of Wisconsin – Superior What made you decide to pursue a career in music?  I loved playing in my school orchestra and Youth Orchestra. I had grown up going to the Nutcracker and The Seven Last Words at First Lutheran. Classical music was and is […]

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