Dr. Nicolás Alberto Dosman is an Assistant Professor of Music-Choral Conducting and Director of Choral Studies at the University of Southern Maine. Additionally, he serves as Chorus Master with the Portland Symphony Orchestra. Under his direction, the USM Chamber Singers were invited to and performed at the Vietnam International Choir Competition where they received a Gold Diploma, an invitation to perform at the Grand Prize Finale, and an invitation to perform at the World Choir Games-Champions Round.
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 the Colby-Kennebec Choral Society. He led the Colby College Chamber Choir in a highly acclaimed performance at Carnegie Hall. Dosman has been a guest clinician in Mexico, Panama, regional and national American Choral Directors Association and NAfME conferences, and the International Conductors Exchange Program. He is also the Maine ACDA president, Eastern Division ICEP representative and serves on the national board of the National Collegiate Choral Organization.
Before moving to Maine, he was a conducting fellow with the Continuo Arts Foundation and director of Casita Sings Children’s Chorus in the Bronx. He founded the Miami Choral Festival in 2008 and was 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. He is a graduate of Oberlin College Conservatory of Music.