The Detroit Concert Choir (DCC), under the artistic direction of Gordon Nelson, is an international award-winning vocal ensemble. Recognized as local, national and international pacesetters of choral music, the group has built a worldwide reputation for excellence. The group’s repertoire includes international contemporary a cappella compositions, American folk and gospel, and great masterworks for chorus and orchestra. Now celebrating its 24th performance season, Detroit Concert Choir is dedicated to promoting choral music of high artistic merit and cultural enrichment for the community through performance and education. DCC rehearses in the Grosse Pointe Woods area, and involves 80+ singers from over 40 communities in and around Detroit. The ensemble presents a variety of concerts each season, performs for special events and community outreach activities, makes recordings, and travels throughout the country and abroad. The choir has enjoyed numerous performances with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and has performed at American Choral Directors Association Conventions. DCC is proud to have a highly successful record in choral competitions worldwide. The choir has received numerous honors and acclamations in eight international choral festivals (Wales, Spain, Italy, Ireland and Austria), including the prestigious “Choir of the World” title from the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in Wales. The choir was also honored to receive the nationally acclaimed “Margaret Hillis Award for Choral Excellence”. The group continues to receive a myriad of invitations to perform locally and in international arenas.
Detroit Concert Choir is an activity of the Detroit Performing Artists, Inc., a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. For further information or to join our mailing list, please contact the Detroit Concert Choir office.
This concert season is made possible with the support of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.