Dr. Nicolás Dosman
was enthusiatically selected by CCSB after a comprehensive search process to replace
Dr. Harry Moon in early 2016 that attracted many fine candidates.
Dr. Dosman is also an Assistant Professor of Music, Choral Conducting at the University of
Southern Maine (USM), School of Music. Prior to his arrival at USM, he was the Director of Choral
Activities at Colby College and an Applied Music Associate (voice) where he conducted the Colby Chorale,
Chamber Choir, and Colby-Kennebec Choral Society. He also served as an adjunct faculty member at
Molloy College. Under his leadership the Colby College Chamber Choir performed at Carnegie Hall where
the Colby Chamber Choir’s performance was described as “an inspired performance, with an enthusiastic audience.”
In 2013 he was one of three American choral conductors that was invited to and attended the Musica e Arte Sacra
conductor’s invitational in Rome, Italy. In addition to his academic responsibilities at USM, Dr. Dosman is the
Maine ACDA youth and student activities chair.
Prior to his coming to Maine, he was a conducting fellow with the Continuo Arts Foundation
(Westfield, NJ) and was also the director of Casita Sings Children’s Chorus (Bronx, NY). He founded the
Miami Choral Festival in 2008 and was also the chairman of the Miami-Dade/Monroe County region of the
Florida Vocal Association. He studied choral conducting with Dr. Dino Anagnost at Columbia University
and Drs. André Thomas and Kevin Fenton at Florida State University (FSU). Prior to his graduate studies at
FSU, he attended the Oberlin Conservatory of Music where he received his B.M. in music education with a vocal emphasis.
Dr. Dosman’s research interests include: male-participation in choral ensembles, music teacher preparation,
urban school districts and music education, and social justice in urban schools.