Nicolas A. Dosman

Choral Director

Office: Bixler 229 [ campus map ]
Box 5670

Phone: 207-859-5680
Fax: 207-859-5635
Mailing Address:
5670 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8856
Office Hours:
Tu: 3pm-4pm
Dosman, Nicolas A.


Ed.D. in Music Education Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY May 22, 2013
Dissertation Title: Music in the lives of Bronx Adolescents: A Case Study of the Celia Cruz High School of Music
Advisor: Dr. Harold Abeles
Master of Music in Music Education Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL August 2006
Bachelor of Music in Music Education Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, OH May 2001

Areas of Expertise

  • Choral Music
  • Male Participation in Choral Groups and singing
  • Applied Voice
  • Urban Music Education

Current Research

Male participation in choral ensembles.
Academic performance of music students in urban schools.
The urban adolescent music student school experience.


Dosman, N.A. (2011) Gender, sexual orientation, and camaraderie: Factors that may
influence male participation in chorus. School Music News, 74 (6)

Dosman, N.A. (2014) How to bring young men into your chorus: addressing gender stereotypes in the 21st century. Manuscript in preparation
Dosman, N.A. (2014) Graduation rates within the context of a school of music in the Bronx, NY: A closer look at the statistics.
Dosman, N.A. (2014) Why Music Matters in Urban School Districts Part 1: The perspectives of students and parents of the Celia Cruz High School of Music – Bronx, NY
Dosman, N.A. (2014) Why Music Matters in Urban School Districts Part 2: The perspectives of the faculty and founding principal of the Celia Cruz High School of Music – Bronx, NY

Dosman, N.A. (2008). Vamos, Pastores, Vamos. Awarded Coral Gables Rotary
Award; performed at 2009 Florida Music Educators Conference by the Killian Singers
Dosman, N.A. (2007) Alegria. Awarded Coral Gables Rotary Award. Performed at the 2007
Choral Gables Caroling Competition


Dosman, N.A. (2015) Maine District 2 Treble Honor Choir, Guest Conductor. Portland, ME.

Dosman, N.A. (2014) Recruiting and retaining adolescent males in urban schools. Eastern Division American Choral Directors Conference. Baltimore, MD.

Dosman, N.A. (2012) Male participation recruitment and retention in choral ensembles. New England Area American Choral Directors Conference. Keene, NH.

Dosman, N.A. (2011). Choral Literature Workshop. Presented at the Teachers College Music Education Student Teacher’s Saturday Workshop. New York, NY.

Dosman, N.A. (2011) Family Faith: The participation of the family in music ministry. Presented at the Archdioceses of New York’s annual conference on religious education. Bronx, NY

Dosman, N.A. (2010) Classroom management and positive reinforcement. Good Shepherd Services. Bronx, NY

Dosman, N.A. (2009) Miami Killian Singers Choral Performance. Florida Music Educators Association annual conference. Tampa, FL


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