Mission and Vision

"Music takes you there." - Gordon Nelson

“Gordon Nelson makes music with the Detroit Concert Choir that one simply listens to. There is a feeling for sound, melody, meter, effect, and spiritual presence, there is spirit and soul.”  Artistic Jury - Spittal an der Drau International Choral Contest.

The Detroit Concert Choir (DCC) is Detroit’s international award-winning vocal ensemble. Honored as CHOIR OF THE WORLD, this ensemble is celebrated for exceptional programming and distinctive performances.

As a community-supported choir and registered non-profit organization in the State of Michigan, the Detroit Concert Choir provides organizational and financial information to its funders and the public. The Detroit Concert Choir is an activity of the Detroit Performing Artists, Inc., a 501(c) 3 tax-exempt organization.

 Below is a listing of international competitions, honors, and awards.

We're actively planning our 35th season, "Let Music Live!"

Holiday music returns - "A Joyful Noel!"

Our popular holiday tradition returns, A Joyful Noel! on December 12 and 19, 2021, featuring the live premiere of Dr. Mitchell's arrangement of Silent Night. Buy tickets online. Safety policies will be in place. Learn more.


Join our Circle of Friends

Keep the music alive! Join our Circle of Friends and make your gift to the DCC today! Your donation enables us to delight and enriches the lives of all who appreciate the magic of beautiful choral artistry. Together we make the music.


Community Outreach

In addition to our concert series, DCC enriches the cultural offerings for the city by singing for community events and by collaborating with fellow arts groups such as children's choirs, dance groups, young instrumentalists, and more!