Michael Berg Raunick is the choral director at North Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is responsible for 5 choirs at North Central including the nationally recognized concert/show choir, the Counterpoints. In his first year at North Central his Descants Women’s Choir were named Grand Champion in both ISSMA State Show Choir and Concert Choir Competitions. The Counterpoints were named first runner-up in ISSMA Show Choir Competition and third runner-up in Concert Choir. Mr. Raunick also was vocal soloist at the NC Wind Ensemble Concert and soloist for the teacher show at Show Choir Camps of America. He also arranges music for his choirs and other area show choirs.
Previous to North Central Mr. Raunick was the director of choirs at Waynedale High School in Apple Creek, Ohio. During his time at Waynedale choral enrollment grew by over 150% and his choirs consistently received the highest rating of a “1″ at OMEA State Adjudicated Events. Mr. Raunick lives with his wife Cara in Indianapolis and holds a Bachelor of Music Education from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He is currently completing a masters degree from Butler University.