Michael Fuchs has enjoyed an active career as a conductor, educator, and singer. He is the Director of Choral Activities at the University of Wisconsin-Superior where he conducts the UWS Singers and Chorale in addition to teaching courses in conducting, choral methods, and ear training. Prior to moving to the Twin Ports, Dr. Fuchs was the Director of Choral Activities at Clayton State University in Morrow, GA where he conducted the Chorale, the Collegium Vocale, and founded the Masterworks Chorus at Spivey Hall. Previous professional positions include Artistic Director of Musica, the premier chamber choir of Dayton, OH, and the Founder and Artistic Director of the Westminster Bach Consort. He is also the Director of Choral Activities at First Lutheran Church in Duluth where he oversees an active and vibrant choral program.
Dr. Fuchs has sung professionally throughout the United States. He has performed with the Vocal Arts Ensemble, May Festival Chorus, and the Kinnara Ensemble. He has appeared as baritone soloist with Princeton Pro Musica and the Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra. Fuchs holds degrees in choral conducting from the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music and Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey as well as a degree in Music Education from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota.