Suzanne Mallare Acton Steps Down as Rackham Choir Artistic Director

Suzanne Mallare Acton, a genre-defying conductor whose exacting musical standards and knack for experimentation transformed Rackham Choir, is stepping down as the choir’s artistic director after 25 years. Acton will continue to be music director/conductor for future performances of 'Too Hot To Handel' and will remain as a mentor to promising young singers in Rackham’s high school vocal internship program. Joe Jackson, Rackham’s long-time accompanist, is also leaving the choir, and will also … [Read more...]

Members of the DSO Hold a Master Class at Adams High School

Enjoy an Evening of Musical Majesty In memory of Jessica K. Rogers, the Rochester Schools Foundation proudly presents the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) wind and brass quintets on Tuesday, April 25, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Adams High School auditorium, 3200 Tienken Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48306. Musicians from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will be playing two concerts and holding master classes. The wind quintet will perform at 7:00 p.m., followed by master classes for … [Read more...]

OU Teams up with Orchestra Hall for a Trifecta Concert

Oakland Symphony Orchestra, Oakland Symphony Chorus, and Madrigal Chorale perform together April 5 At 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, the Oakland Symphony Orchestra (OSO), the Oakland Symphony Chorus and Madrigal Chorale will perform at Orchestra Hall, the home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, with Gregory Cunningham, conductor. The Oakland Symphony Orchestra will perform Suite from Henry V by William Walton (arranged by Muir Mathieson). The OSO and the Oakland Symphony Chorus and … [Read more...]

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Wind and Brass Quintets to Give Concert at Adams High School

Join the Rochester Schools Foundation for an evening of music on Wednesday, January 21 from 7–9 p.m. at Adams High School, 3200 Tienken Road, Rochester Hills, MI. Musicians from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will be playing two concerts as well as holding master classes. The Wind Quintet will perform at 7 p.m., followed with master classes for flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, and bassoon. The Brass Quintet will hold master classes for trumpet, French horn, trombone, and bass trombone from … [Read more...]