The Director

Pasquale A. Pascaretti has both Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Music degrees from Wayne State University and has been Director of the MDC since 1975. He is a retired Vocal Music Teacher and Music Department Chair from Fraser High School.

He has been Choir Master and Cantor at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church and prior to that at St. Edmund's Catholic Church. He was instructor of Keyboard Harmony for Macomb Community College in 1991.

He has done summer studies with Robert Shaw, Westminster Choir College and with Margaret Hillis, Berkshire Chorale Institute.


Fraser High School Teacher of the Year - sponsored by Michigan Education Assoc, Post & Newsweek -- 1994

Nationally Registered Music Educator - Music Educators National Conference (MENC) -- 1993-1997

Fraser High School Show Choir - 1st Place - Orlando Festival of Music National Competition - 1996 and often 1st Place annually at many other locations through 2007.

Fraser High School Chamber Choir - 2nd Place - Orlando Festival of Music National Competition -- 1996

Honored with membership in the Heritage Music Festivals Hall of Fame for the consistently high quality performances by Fraser Singers in festival competitions throughout the United States -- 2007