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Published: Wednesday, 4/21/2010

Michael Dandron

Michael Dandron Michael Dandron


School subject: Band

Extracurricular activity: Civic Youth Ensembles in Detroit

Hobbies: Musical theater

Car: Mini Cooper

Store: FYE (For Your Entertainment)

Musical artist: John Williams

Movie: Edward Scissorhands

TV show: Big Bang Theory


Cafeteria food must-have: Chicken noodle soup

Last book read that wasn't required: The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

Pet peeve: Hypocrites

Person most admired: Leonard Slatkin

Person I'd like to meet: Danny Elfman

Items always in my locker: Air freshener

First job: String quartet doing wedding gigs

Top accomplishment: Getting to play in the Honors Orchestra at Michigan Youth Arts Festival


After-graduation plans: I plan to attend college to obtain a degree in music education or musical theater performance. I would like to get a master's degree in orchestral conducting.

Career goal: I hope to obtain a conducting post in a major symphony orchestra.

Quote from teacher: “Michael has been an outstanding musician throughout his high school career,” said David Eack, counselor. “His leadership qualities, as well as the respect from staff, faculty, and peers, is exceptional. We at Ida cannot wait to see the great things he will accomplish.”

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