Mrs. Marjorie S. Fisher
Recognized at DSO
Mrs. Marjorie S. Fisher Recognized at Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Mrs. Marjorie S. Fisher—Founding Trustee of the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation—was publicly recognized for her many years of generosity to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO). The organization added her name next to Mr. Fisher's on the orchestra's home, now formally known as "The Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center." In a touching ceremony held on July 9 2015, family members, Foundation staff and DSO musicians gathered to see the unveiling of the building facade, highly visible from Woodward Avenue.
Phillip Wm. Fisher, Chairman of the DSO's Board of Directors and Foundation Trustee, spoke to a large crowd from Woodward Avenue, after which Julie Fisher Cummings (also a Foundation Trustee) shared some of Mrs. Fisher's reflections from inside the atrium. While the building will continue to be referred to informally as "The Max," this renaming represents a new era and brings new life to this beloved institution.
In addition to the work accomplished by the Foundation, Mr. & Mrs. Fisher invested considerably in the institution; which they believed to be a leader in arts and culture community globally. The renamed of the orchestra’s venue is an enduring tribute to the family’s collective impact.
More information on the Foundation’s partnership with the DSO can be found by clicking here. The full press release and details of Mr. & Mrs. Fisher’s incredible philanthropy can be found at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s website, available here.