More woes for the DSO – the Detroit Symphony Orchestra says it has finished the fiscal year $8.8 million in the red. 

At the annual meeting the DSO discussed  its budget as well as the musicians’ strike. 

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 Hayden McKay spokesman for the musicians union said that he and the other striking musicians understand the problem.

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“We recognize that they’ve lost quite a bit of money,” Mckay said. “That’s why we’re coming forward with proposal for further pay cuts. We said we would go further in order to help the Orchestra get through a difficult period. We just don’t want to go so deep that we really harm the quality of the orchestra.”

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The orchestra’s musicians have been on strike since October 4. Stay with WWJ for the latest developments.