Ed Maki-Schramm, Conductor and Composer

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Edward Maki-Schramm is an organist, conductor and composer living in Detroit.  He is the Artistic Director/Conductor of the Community Chorus of Detroit and the Director of Music at Christ Church, Detroit.  His compositions have been heard in concert by the CCD and other area choirs.  In addition, he concurrently serves as a Senior Major Gift Officer for Wayne State University School of Medicine. 

Dr. Maki-Schramm received his MMus and DMA from the University of Michigan and his BMus from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. While a student, he was the first place winner at the Jean and Broadus Staley Organ Competition in Organ Improvisation, sponsored by the American Center for Church Music two years consecutively, 1994 and 1995.
Ed is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Detroit Choral Festival and the Detroit Vocal Ensemble.  He was the organist chosen to perform for the 2005 Grammy Award winning recording of William Bolcom's "Songs of Innocence and Experience." In September 2004, Ed made his European debut playing a recital at the Schlosskirche in Altenburg, Germany (the church of Johann Ludwig Krebs). His recordings have been featured on the nationally syndicated radio program, Pipedreams.  In his service to the community, he was Dean of the Ann Arbor Chapter of the American Guild of Organists for six consecutive years.