Christine Rouce has an extensive background in Fine Arts management and not-for-profit organizational administration. She has helped nurture and develop the world-renowned Detroit Concert Choir by serving as the organization’s Executive Director from 1993 to the present.
As a member of Chorus America, Christine was instrumental in the Detroit Concert Choir’s important recognition as winner of the Margaret Hillis Award for Choral Excellence. She helped coordinate and has traveled with the group to six international music competitions and participates actively as a Detroit Concert Choir singer.
Christine is the daughter of the founding director, Gordon E. Nelson, and was fortunate to work alongside him for 30 years. Her appreciation and understanding of the choral arts are demonstrated by her strong commitment to bringing the performing arts to the larger community.