Brian Dickerson a native New Yorker holds a Masters Degree in Classical Voice from New York University and a Speech Communication's / Theater degree from Oklahoma Christian University. Brian has performed internationally over the past fifteen years in almost every major City in Europe as well as Asia and Sydney Australia. He has performed in productions under the direction of the legendary Hal Prince and George C. Wolf, and sung under the conducting talents of the world-renowned Maestro Andrew Litton (Musical Director of the Dallas Symphony) as well as a host of others. He is a Jan Peerce 1st place Opera Competition winner and was a finalist in the Sydney, Australian Opera House Auditions. He has performed in Smokey Joes café-Regional Theatres, Porgy and Bess-Internationally, Show Boat-(Joe)Hal Prince's Australian Production, Fences, King Richard the III, A Cabin in the Sky (revived and revised) NYC. His PBS Specials include Jessye Norman, Live at Riverside Church, back up singer for Elton John at Riverside Church-appearing on program with Maya Angelou, Whoopi Goldb erg and Toni Morrison. He was a featured Singer for the legendary Max Roach at Saint John the Devine Cathedral-NYC. He has appeared on European television as the featured Basso in Bologna, Italy for the Late Pope John Paul III, performing on program with Andrea Bocelli. He also has appeared in the NYC productions of A Pure Gospel Christmas – and a Pure Gospel Valentine-on Broadway's Theatre Row. He has appeared on New York One, News Television station as a featured vocalist for New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg and is featured on the Acappella Spirituals II CD, Sony, Word Records.
Brian was recently featured on Andre Rieu's CD/DVD - Andre Rieu in Wonderland.
Brian recently journeyed to South Africa along with nine gifted singers as the Musical Director and one of the Musical Producers of an Acappella Gospel CD, Thabo-Jabula (Happy Day) for SAOP (South African Outreach Project). The proceeds of this effort will assist formerly disadvantaged South Africans who continue to struggle with various forms of depredation until this day. This CD will be available on CD baby for purchasing this winter.
Works featuring Brian Dickerson:
PBS' #1 musical star presents a magical new special that grandparents and grandchildren can share together! André Rieu takes viewers to a land of fairies, elves, princesses and knights, where everyone lives happily ever after! André Rieu In Wonderland features enchanting melodies recorded at Efteling, one of the world s most beautiful fairy-tale theme parks. This musical extravaganza is performed by Rieu, his Johann Strauss Orchestra and choir, fantastic soloists from the Ballet of The Vienna State Opera, The International Dance Theatre, and The Berlin Folk-Music Sparrows. The film features Read more...