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Rackham Choir welcomes Brandon Waddles as Artistic Director

July 1, 2021

Brandon Waddles, a composer, conductor and educator with deep roots in the Detroit gospel music tradition, has been named the new artistic director of Rackham Choir. Waddles began working with the choir this month, and hopes to put on a first concert in the fall. He is also director of choral activities at Wayne State… Read more >

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Suzanne Mallare Acton Steps Down as Rackham Choir Artistic Director

May 21, 2021

Suzanne Mallare Acton, a genre-defying conductor whose exacting musical standards andknack for experimentation transformed Rackham Choir, is stepping down as the choir’s artisticdirector after 25 years. Acton will continue to be music director/conductor for future performances of Too Hot To Handeland will remain as a mentor to promising young singers in Rackham’s high school vocalinternship… Read more >

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Rackham Choir Joins Alvin Waddles in Concert on October 4 ~ Bloomfield Hills High School

September 25, 2019

Bloomfield Hills, MI – One Night. One Concert. One Amazing Evening of Music! Rackham Choir will perform as part of An Evening with Alvin Waddles and Friends on Friday, October 4 at Bloomfield Hills High School Auditorium. This unique concert will combine classical, jazz, gospel and Broadway for a one-of-a-kind celebration of music, friendship and… Read more >