Artistic Staff
1 Dr. Thomas Strode, Founder and Music Director

Dr. Thomas Strode is a native of Portland, Oregon and came to Ann Arbor in order to pursue graduate studies in music. He earned the Master of Music degree in 1975, and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in 1981, as a pupil of Dr. Marilyn Mason, in organ performance. A church musician from the age of 15, he was Organist & Choirmaster of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Ann Arbor from 1977 to 2000. He is currently Director of Music at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ann Arbor, where he directs the Adult and Handbell Choirs. He also teaches in the church's day school, where he directs the Middle School Choir and teaches a course in Music Appreciation for 6-8 graders. As an organ recitalist, Dr. Strode has performed in several states as well as in England, France, and Spain. Dr. Strode founded The Boychoir of Ann Arbor in 1987.
Board of Directors

Jeannette Jackson, President
University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, Managing Director BioSocial Methods Collaborative
TransForum Consulting

Karen Lancaster, Treasurer
City of Ann Arbor

Danielle Palincsar, Secretary
University of Michigan, School of Education, Annual Giving Officer & Alumni Relations

Martha Farmer
Jackson Symphony Orchestra
Music Teacher, Plymouth-Canton Schools

Dr. Michele Johns
University of Michigan School of Music, Theater and Dance, Professor of Organ, retired

Marie Knoerl
Alumnus parent

Christopher Parr
Ford Motor Company
Boychoir of Ann Arbor alumnus

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