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Comerica Bank Announces Top 10 Finalists for Star Spangled Choir National Anthem singing contest
Public Voting New Open

DETROIT/Sept. 8, 2015 – Comerica Bank today announced the top 10 finalists for its Star Spangled Choir National Anthem Singing Contest and is now turning to the public to decide the winner by voting for their favorite on the Comerica Cares Facebook page.  

The Top 10 choirs vying for public vote are:

  • Bella Voce, Woodhaven High School Choir
  • Cantata Academy Chorale
  • Community Chorus of Detroit
  • Dakota High School Mixed Varsity Choir
  • Great Lakes Chorus
  • Lake Orion High School Chorale
  • Laker Express, West Bloomfield High School Choir
  • Rackham Choir
  • Rochester College A Cappella Chorus
  • Rochester High School Chamber Choir

All top 10 videos are now available on Comerica Cares Facebook page and open for public voting until Sept. 20. The winner will be announced Monday, Sept. 21.

The winner will receive a $5,000 grant to support the choir’s efforts, have the opportunity to sing the National Anthem on Sept. 26, 2015, before the Detroit Tigers game at Comerica Park and will receive 45 tickets to the game. For more information and to vote, visit

About Comerica Bank
Comerica Bank, with 214 banking centers in Michigan, is a subsidiary of Comerica Incorporated. Founded in Detroit in 1849, Comerica continues to invest in Michigan. Comerica’s $1 million commitment last year to the Detroit Institute of Arts “grand bargain” helped the City of Detroit emerge from bankruptcy, support city pensioners and protect the museum’s art collection for the public. Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) is a financial services company strategically aligned by three business segments: The Business Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. Comerica focuses on relationships, and helping people and businesses be successful. To find us on Facebook, please visit Follow us on Twitter at @ComericaCares.  

About The Detroit Tigers: 
The Detroit Tigers, Inc., a charter member of the American League in 1901, have won four World Series and 11 American League pennants. The team is owned by Michael Ilitch who purchased the ballclub in 1992. Michael and his wife, Marian, jointly own other companies in the food, sports and entertainment industries including: Little Caesars Pizza, Blue Line Foodservice Distribution, the Detroit Red Wings, Olympia Entertainment, Olympia Development, Little Caesars Pizza Kit Fundraising Program, Champion Foods, Uptown Entertainment and Ilitch Holdings, Inc. Marian Ilitch is the sole owner of MotorCity Casino Hotel. For more information, visit www.tigers.c

Comerica Media Contact:  
Kathleen Pitton                      
(313) 584-4523            

Franco Media Contact:
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Detroit Tigers Media Contact:
Ron Colangelo
(313) 471-2024