- Associated Press - Thursday, July 9, 2015

DETROIT (AP) - The Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center will be the new name of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s home.

Earlier named The Max M. Fisher Music Center, the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News report the update to the facility known as “The Max” comes as $15 million in new and recent gifts is announced from the Fisher family. New signs are being unveiled Thursday.

In all, the family’s giving for programming, endowment and capital needs has reached $25 million. Family members also provide annual operating support.

Max Fisher provided the lead $10 million bequest to expand the impact of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra with an office building and Orchestra Hall addition that opened in 2003. Since Fisher’s 2005 death, his wife, Majorie, has continued supporting the DSO.


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