The Dearborn Community Chorus (DCC) believes an important part of singing is the opportunity to be musical “ambassadors” to other communities and countries. Various members have joined DCC on special trips both locally and internationally to sing.DCC has sung locally at Mackinaw City (2003), Cleveland (2004), London, Ontario (2005), Holland, Michigan (2006), Toledo, Ohio (2008), Frankenmuth, Michigan (2010), Laval/Montreal, Canada (2011), Mackinac Island (2013), Chicago (2015), and Washington DC (2017).
Internationally DCC has sung and toured in England and France (2002), Salzburg and Vienna in Austria (2006), Belgium and Holland (2008), Germany (2010), Estonia and Latvia (2014), Puerto Rico (2016), Washington DC (2017), and South Africa in 2018!
Selected Photos From Past Tours
South Africa - July, 2018
We visited South Africa and sang at the World Choir Games! Another great trip!
Washington DC - May, 2017
We visited Washington DC and had the opportunity to sing at the Kennedy Performing Arts Center. Great experience and a fun trip!
Puerto Rico - March, 2016
We visited San Juan and Ponce in Puerto Rico and sang at the "Discover Puerto Rico Choir Festival!
Chicago - May, 2015
Visited the Windy City, had a great time and sang in the Fourth Presbyterian Church on the Magnificent Mile!
Estonia and Latvia - July, 2014
Participated in the 2014 World Choir Games hosted in Riga, Latvia. Visited and sang in Tallinn, Estonia, as well as Rēzekne, Pure and Riga, Latvia. Had a great time! Pictured below are photos from our concert in Tallinn, our performance during our judging evaluation, and a group photo with the women of Pure as they greeted us in native dress!
Charlevoix and Mackinac Island, Michigan
- June, 2013
Visited and sang in Charlevoix (with the Little Traverse Choral Society) and at Mission Point on Mackinac Island for the Lilac Festival!
Cincinnati, Ohio - July, 2012
Participated in the 2012 World Choir Games hosted in Cinncinati, Ohio. Here we are in Fountain Square located in downtown Cincinnati. Had a wonderful time and met many choirs from around the world!
Laval/Montreal, Canada - June, 2011
Participated in the Loto-Québec World Choral Festival in Laval, Quebec Canada. Met many wonderful people, and of course had a great time visiting Montreal as well.
Frankenmuth, Michigan - May, 2010
Visited Frankenmuth, Michigan. Had lots of fun and of course a chicken dinner! Here we are in front of the Chamber of Commerce.
Germany (Berlin, Dresden, Leipzig,
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and Heidelberg) - April, 2010
Got to not only see many of Germany's beautiful cities, but also to sing (of course!) and meet a lot of very nice people. Everyone had a wonderful time!
Toldeo, Ohio - June, 2008
Had a great time singing the National Anthem at the Mud Hens baseball game, ate at Tony Packos of course, and sang at Our Lady Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral.
Belgium and Holland (Brussels, Brugge,
Antwerp, and Amsterdam) - March, 2008
Brussels, Brugge, Antwerp, and Amsterdam were beautiful!
Niagara Falls, Ontario - June, 2007
We had a lot of fun at Niagara Falls, Ontario. And enjoyed the falls, hiking on some nature trails, and of course the Maid of the Mist!
Holland, Michigan - June, 2006
We had a lot of fun in Holland, Michigan seeing the windmills, going to the beach, and of course singing!
Austria (Salzburg and Vienna) - April,
Austria was beautiful! Everyone had a great time seeing the country and singing in the incredible cathedrals.
London, Ontario - June, 2005
We had a great time sightseeing and shopping while in London, Ontario.
Mackinaw City, Michigan - June, 2003
In front of the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan.