Ed Maki-Schramm

Edward Maki-Schramm is an organist, conductor and composer living in Detroit. He is the Organist/Choirmaster at Christ Church Detroit. He also serves as the Artistic Director/Conductor of the Community Chorus of Detroit. Dr. Maki-Schramm received his MMus and DMA from the University of Michigan studying with Professor James Kibbie 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. 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, Dr. Maki-Schramm made his European debut playing a recital at the Schlosskirche in Altenburg, Germany (the church of Johann Ludwig Krebs).