John Dickson
June 2020

Passion of Italy 2020 with John Dickson

Passion of Italy Choir Festival 2020 with John Dickson

John Dickson

John Dickson is the Edward G. and Catherine M. Galante Chair for Choral Music Education at Louisiana State University’s School of Music. As Director of Choral Studies and Chair of the Division of Ensembles and Conducting, he conducts the internationally acclaimed A Cappella Choir and supervises the masters and doctoral programs in choral conducting. He continues as the founding artistic director and conductor of Coro Vocati, one of Atlanta’s newest and most accomplished professional chamber choirs. 

Internationally known as a conducting pedagogue, Dr. Dickson has presented master-classes before the Association of British Choral Directors and the Russian State Music Conservatories of St. Petersburg and Moscow, and has served as adjudicator and conductor for choral festivals and workshops in England, Wales, Scotland, Finland, France, and Canada. His choirs have been featured at numerous state, regional, and national ACDA conventions and he is a frequent conductor for All-State choruses. 

Appointed as a Visiting Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge University, Dr. Dickson sang with Sir David Willcocks and The Bach Choir in London. A second post-doctoral fellowship allowed him to serve as David Hill’s assistant conductor for The Bach Choir. Dr. Dickson is also the Founding Director of the C. S. Lewis Foundation’s Oxbridge Choral Institute, a professional chorus serving the triennial symposium in Oxford and Cambridge