Degrees and Certifications:
Dr. Richard Ingram
Music Department Chair
Richard Ingram has been a choral director at Ann Arbor Huron High School since 1978, where he is also currently chairman of the Music Department. In addition, he is one of the founders and past conductors of the Ann Arbor Youth Chorale, a select treble voice choir. His college work at the University of Michigan included degrees in Music Education, (BME) Choral Conducting (MME) and Vocal Performance (DMA).
Choirs under Dr. Ingram’s direction have appeared throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe, including New York’s Carnegie Hall. His honors and leadership positions have included: Michigan School Vocal Music Association Teacher of the Year for 2007, Presidential Scholar Distinguished Teacher in 1997, President of the Michigan School Vocal Music Association (1995-1997) and MSVMA State Honors Choir Director in 1995 and 2009. He served as President of the American Choral Directors – Michigan (2008-2010)
His A Cappella Choir was awarded a Second Place Prize in the High School Division of the 2011 American Prize Competition. In 2006, the Huron A Cappella Choir placed first in their Category at the International Choral Competition in Verona, Italy.