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Rackham Choir’s 20th Anniversary Production of Too Hot To Handel

August 2, 2023

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Melissa Bunker (586) 219-0094 Rackham Choir Presents Its All-Star Holiday Favorite, ‘Too Hot To Handel,’ January 13, 2024 at the Detroit Opera House, Performed by an All-Star Roster of Jazz, Gospel and Classical Artists DETROIT, (Aug. 2, 2023) – Beloved by audiences and performers alike, Rackham Choir is proud… Read more >

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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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Rackham Choir earns Guidestar Bronze Seal of Transparency

June 8, 2021

Our organization earned a 2021 Bronze Seal of Transparency! Now, everyone can learnmore about the work our organization does and easily contact us for more information.Check out our updated #NonprofitProfile on Candid:

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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 >