Madeleine Krick, Project Assistant, is a 2023-24 Gordon Nelson Scholar and first-year member of the Detroit Concert Choir. She is excited to be acting as the Project Assistant for the Connoisseur Series.

Madeleine is a passionate & creative musician, whose diverse set of skills reflects her dedication to the interdisciplinary nature of music. She holds a B.M. in voice performance from Oakland University, where she studied classical voice with Dr. Edith Diggory and conducting with Dr. Mike Mitchell. Madeleine’s experience as a vocalist & accompanist, combined with her attentive investigation of historical contexts & the musical languages that shape composition, have made her a natural fit for the podium. She recently made her conducting debut serving as Assistant Music Director and Conductor for Oakland University’s 2023 production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte. Madeleine currently holds the position of Director of Music at St. Jane Frances de Chantal in Sterling Heights and runs a private voice studio.



Olivia Donnel

Creative Assistant & Coordinator

Olivia assists with many creative aspects of the DCC, including design work, audition scheduling, and promotions. She is developing a DCC young leader council and a 2023-2024 opera artist series. Olivia is a church musician and voice instructor who received her Master of Music in Voice Performance at Oakland University. Olivia was the 2019 Stars of Altgeld Concerto Competition winner and received an Encouragement Award from the Metropolitan Opera National Council district auditions in 2020. She would like to go into opera performance and arts administration.


Dawn Surma

Website and Technology Coordinator

Dawn volunteers her expertise with all technology aspects of the choir, providing training, consulting, and design work. She joined DCC in 1999 as a soprano and developed our website, which she still manages today. Dawn is the Information Technology Technician at Harbor Oaks Hospital and an IT/Marketing Manager at Stonescape Supply. Dawn has a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Music from Oakland University.


Bob Weig

Concert Logistics Coordinator

Bob Weig leads the concert set-up team and transports and stores the choir's risers and production equipment. He joins the staff in assessing potential concert venues that accommodate our choir and audience needs. Bob joined DCC in 1988 and sings in the tenor section. Bob is a software engineer. He has many years of experience in DCC concert logistics.


Watch a video from "Grant us Peace: Music to heal the world."

Watch and enjoy "The Parting Glass" sung by the Detroit Concert Choir - March 2022. Directed by Michael A. Mitchell, Artistic Director. Presented In loving memory of Russell Yamazaki (1942-2022).


Thank you to our DCC@ Ford House Annual Auction Gala sponsors!

Thank you to all who made our 2023 Gala such a success! The setting was perfect and fun was had by all.  Special thanks to  our Event Sponsors.


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