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...]

Rochester Hills Museum Hosts March Cabin Fever Series

On Friday evenings in March, the Museum is the place to be for a variety of topics and speakers. All programs begin at 7:00 p.m. These are Free to Museum members and $5 for the public. Refreshments provided. March 2 - Living with Coyotes, presented by Holly Vaughn Coyotes are one of the most misunderstood and feared creatures in Southeast Michigan. Learn more about this adaptable creature and their habits as well as tips for co-existing with this important carnivore. Holly Vaughn is the … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Public Library Celebrates Michigan Opera Theatre

On September 12 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., the Rochester Hills Public Library will host Michigan Opera Theatre’s OperaHERE outreach program with musicologist Austin Stewart. Substituting for Dr. DiChiera’s lecture, the Michigan Opera Theatre will celebrate opera through its enrichment experience, OperaHERE. This program introduces new and experienced audiences to two great pieces of opera, Verdi’s Rigoletto and Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. “The OperaHERE program is designed to make you think … [Read more...]