Board of Directors


Mark Matthews - President

Mark has been with The Madison Chorale for thirteen years. After receiving his BA at Western Michigan University, he performed in various shows across the country highlighted by his time in Las Vegas. Singing in choirs most of his life, he is dedicated to spreading the joy that music provides and is honored to be a part of the chorale and to serve as its president.


Cheryl Szof - Vice President

Cheryl is a registered pharmacist (RPh) who has worked as a Drug Information Specialist at Children's Hospital of Michigan since 1986. She has been affiliated with Children’s Hospital of Michigan since 1982. Cheryl also sings with the St. John Vianney Catholic Church Choir in Shelby Township. She has been a Madison Chorale member since approximately 1994.


Sandie Young - Treasurer


Brenda Braidwood - Secretary / Business Manager

Brenda has held various customer service and administrative positions throughout her lifetime including 16 years with Ameritech Cellular and American Messaging. She attended Auburn University in Alabama and Kent State University in Ohio receiving her BS degree in Fashion Merchandising. She is a current Raiser’s Edge Development Assistant at National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica, Royal Oak. A member of Madison Chorale since 2011, she has also been a member of St. Mary (Royal Oak) Folk Ensemble for 31 years. Brenda is editor of the National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica (Royal Oak) weekly bulletin, the Shrine Herald. She crafts all promotional material for the chorale including programs, tickets, flyers, business cards, brochures, concert preparation material and correspondence.


Sue Brown - Librarian


Tom Allen - Webmaster


Jamie Kilpatrick - Social Media Specialist