Alex Sutton


  • Lecturer, Director of Choral Activities

  • 2337 Old Main

  • 313-577-8925



Alex Sutton is Director of Choral Activities at Wayne State University, where he conducts and administers a program of four ensembles and teaches graduate conducting. He previously served as Associate Director of Choirs at the University of West Georgia, where he conducted the Concert Choir and taught aural skills, music appreciation, and secondary choral methods. While a doctoral teaching assistant at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Sutton conducted the UC Women’s Chorus, taught music education and conducting courses, and managed the University Choruses’ program of campus ensembles. Additional past conducting appointments include Tecumseh High School and the Boychoir of Ann Arbor, as well as pre-collegiate summer programs, including the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain and the MPulse Vocal Arts Institute at the University of Michigan. Sutton studied conducting and music education at the University of Cincinnati and the University of Michigan.