Bring on the strings, the woodwinds, the brass, and the percussion…Hear the classic sounds of The Michigan Philharmonic while taking in the gorgeous grounds of Ford House. The concert theme is “Michigan Phil at the Movies!

General Admission:

  • Includes concert admission and lawn seating
  • Adult – $25 non-members, $20 members
  • Youth (12 and under years) – $10

Premium Seating:

  • Includes a chair in our reserved seating area
  • $50 non-members, $40 members

 *All sales final, no returns or exchanges.


Grounds open at 5 p.m. and the concert starts at 7 p.m. You may bring a picnic, but no outside alcohol is allowed. Bags may be subject to search.

Food and beverages, including beer and wine, will be available for purchase from The Speedster in our Visitor Center, or you can make a reservation for our restaurant, The Continental, before the show. Folding chairs and blankets are welcome. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be postponed to August 18.

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About The Michigan Philharmonic:

The Michigan Philharmonic enters its 76th successful year bringing live professional symphonic music to concert-goers across the region. With an emphasis on the performance of innovative classical music, community engagement through geographic outreach, and educational programming for people of all ages, the award-winning Michigan Phil has it all.

Nan Washburn, Music Director & Conductor since 1999, has won 19 ASCAP Awards for Adventuresome Programming of Contemporary Music from the League of American Orchestras and was awarded First Place in the American Prize for Conducting, with the Michigan Philharmonic receiving First Place for the performance of American Music by Professional Orchestras.