Artist Spotlight: Miles Goedert

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

A weekly feature showcasing local artists

Name: Miles Goedert

Sound: Classical viola 

Background: Just 17 years old, Goedert is a student at the International Academy Central in Dearborn Heights. He's been the principal violist of the Detroit Metropolitan Youth Symphony since his freshman year of high school and he's also a composer. 

Miles Goedert is a 17-year-old student at the International Academy Central in Dearborn Heights.

Next: Hear Goedert play during Sunday's performance of the Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker" at the Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward in Detroit. He'll perform Saint-Saëns’ “Dying Swan" as part of the ballet. Showtimes are noon, 4 and 8 p.m. but Geodert is performing in the 8 p.m. show only. Tickets start at $29. Visit for more information. 

Melody Baetens