Nicolas Alberto Dosman
Location: Maine, USA
Nicolás Alberto Dosman
Ed.D – Teachers College, Columbia University
M.M.E – Florida State University
B.M.-Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Dr.Nicolás Alberto Dosman is the conductor of the University of Southern Maine chorale and chamber singers and is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Southern Maine. Previously he was the director of the Colby College Chorale, Chamber Choir, and is an Applied Music Associate (voice). He also served as the artistic director of the Colby-Kennebec Choral Society. Prior to his academic career, he served as a conducting fellow with the internationally renowned Continuo Arts Foundation. He was also the director of Casita Sings (Bronx, NY) and the “Family Faith Choir” of St. Francis Xavier Church (New York, NY) while enrolled as a doctoral student at Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Dosman has prepared choirs for performances with various orchestras in New York City. During his tenure as a public school teacher in Miami, he was the Founder and Chairman of the Miami Choral Festival as well as Chairperson for the Miami-Dade/Monroe County region of the Florida Vocal Association. Choruses under his direction have performed at music education conferences as well as in various cities in the United States including Orchestra Hall in Chicago and Riverside Church in New York City. As a professional singer he has performed in the United States and the Republic of Panama and is in frequent demand as a cantor and soloist. He studied choral conducting with Dino Anagnost at Columbia University -Dr. André Thomas and Dr. Kevin Fenton at Florida Sate University. Prior to his graduate studies at FSU, he attended the renowned Oberlin Conservatory of Music where he received his B.M. in music education with a vocal emphasis. His vocal teachers and coaches included: Jeanne Goffi-Fynn, Roy Delp, Lorraine Manz, and Mark Moliterno. In addition to his responsibilities at Colby he is an adjunct faculty member at Molloy College. His research interests include: choral music, male-participation in choral ensembles, music teacher preparation, urban school districts, and addressing the need for social justice in schools with at-risk populations. He has published articles, led choral workshops, guest conducted, and enjoys freelance performing.