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-Dr. Anne-Marie Dicce
Dr. Anne-Marie Dicce, soprano, is a active performer and voice teacher in the San Diego area. As a studio voice teacher, Dr. Dicce maintains a private studio in San Diego and has taught throughout Southern California since 2000. She enjoys teaching students of all age ranges and abilities, and challenges her students with exciting repertoire personally catered to their voice and interests. In the classroom, Dr. Dicce has worked at the university level throughout Southern California (UC San Diego, Scripps College, and Southwestern College) teaching courses in vocal music, music history, music theory and fundamentals, contemporary music, popular music and folk music. In addition, she has taught vocal music at Coronado School of the Arts, she has been a guest artist at Canyon Crest Academy, and taught choral music and AP Music Theory extensively at La Jolla Country Day School.
Anne-Marie Dicce has performed as a soloist throughout North America and Europe, most notably on tour in Mexico City and throughout Bolivia and Germany. A frequent performer of early music as well as contemporary classical music, Anne-Marie has participated in a variety of festivals and ensembles including the Bach Collegium San Diego, Festival Ensemble Stuttgart, Festival Internacional del Organo Barroco (Mexico City), IRCAM Festival in Paris, Los Angeles Philharmonic Green Umbrella Series and the La Jolla Symphony Chorus. Recent solo appearances include Bach's St. John Passion, Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610, Bach’s Magnificat, the Vivaldi Gloria, and appeared as the Second Woman in Purcell's Dido & Aeneas with the Bach Collegium San Diego, Handel’s Messiah with the Bach Collegium San Diego, Center Chorale and The Village Church Community Chorale.
Anne-Marie has worked with such renowned conductors as Richard Egarr, Helmuth Rilling, Steven Schick, Paul Salamunovich, Jung-Ho Pak, David Chase, Maria Guinand, and Ruben Valenzuela. She has recorded numerous projects, including the six Motets of J.S. Bach with the Bach Collegium San Diego on the RMAP label, a CD of music by Pultizer-prize winning composer Roger Reynolds, new music by Derek Keller on the Tzadik label, and Benjamin Britten's War Requiem with the Festivalensemble Stuttgart under the direction of Helmuth Rilling.
Anne-Marie received her Doctor of Musical Arts and Masters degrees from the University of California, San Diego, maintains an active voice studio in the San Diego area, and serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) San Diego Chapter. Her doctoral dissertation included research in synesthesia and the connection between early and contemporary vocal music techniques. In May 2012, Anne-Marie traveled to Bolivia as a soloist with BCSD to participate in the International Festival of Baroque Music. Anne-Marie was recently invited to join the Berwick Chorus of the Oregon Bach Festival, and has also been accepted to the core roster of Conspirare's Company of Voices in Austin, Texas.