James Moore, Jr., tenor, is a long-time member and featured soloist of the Detroit Concert Choir.

He was highlighted with the DCC in eight international competitions, impressing adjudicators and audiences alike in performances around the world. James has appeared with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, most notably as a soloist in the Classical Roots series and has performed with both the Toledo Symphony Orchestra and Louisville Symphony Orchestra.  Born and raised in Detroit, James has served as guest soloist for organizations and churches around the area and was elected to leadership positions in the Detroit and National Associations of African American Musicians.

With a passion to help others less fortunate, James distributes food at the Hartford Food Pantry and volunteers with Project Healthy Community at the Northwest Activity Center’s food pantry program. He has been married to Eunice Moore for 46 years. They have one daughter, two sons, and six grandchildren. In his spare time, you will find James on a tennis court or listening to his favorite jazz musicians.



Dawn Surma

IT Manager

Dawn has been a member of the DCC since 1999 and is honored to be part of such an esteemed organization. Dawn developed the DCC website, and helps with all the technology aspects of the choir.


Bob Weig

Concert Logistics

Bob joined the Detroit Concert Choir in 1988. Bob leads the concert set up team and transports and stores the choir's risers and production equipment.


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 2022 Gala such a success! The setting was perfect and fun was had by all.  Special thanks to  our Event Sponsors.  This gala honored A. Paul and Carol C. Schaap.


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