Assistant Professor of Teaching, Director of Choirs
Prior to accepting the position at UC Davis, Dosman was the Director of Choral Studies and associate professor at the University of Southern Maine. He was also the artistic director of the Community Chorus at South Berwick, the Chorus Master for the Portland Symphony Orchestra’s Magic of Christmas series and Opera Maine. He began his collegiate teaching career as the Director of Choral and Vocal Activities at Colby College and worked as an adjunct voice professor at Molloy University. Prior to entering academia, he was the director of the Casita Sings Children’s Choir in the Bronx, NY and was a public school teacher in Miami, FL for a decade. His research includes choral pedagogy, social justice and policy in music education, and the evolution of gender and male recruitment in choral programs. He is currently under contract with Rowman and Littlefield to publish a choral pedagogy text in the coming months.
He holds degrees from Teachers College, Columbia University, Florida State University, and the Oberlin College-Conservatory of Music. He studied conducting with the late Dino Anagnost, André Thomas, and Kevin Fenton.
Under his leadership his choirs have appeared in Carnegie Hall, Merrill Auditorium, Vietnam, performed for the Governor of Maine and have been invited as a feature group at the ACDA and NAfME music conferences. Additionally, his choirs have recorded for a motion picture that is currently a semi-finalist for the American Prize in Choral Performance. He frequently conducts honor choirs and All-State choirs and has been invited to guest conduct in Vienna and Salzburg in 2024. Dosman has served as a choral clinician at Latin America choral festivals. He has also presented his research at national and international conferences.