Kevin Dibble, D.M.A. (ABD)

Kevin Dibble, D.M.A. (ABD)

Assistant Professor of Music; Director of Choral Activities
kdibble@albright.edu
CFA Room 105/Studio 104
610-921-7872

Biography

Kevin Dibble is the Director of Choral Activities at Albright College where he directs, the College Choir, the A Cappella Ensemble and the Women’s Choir, teaches private lessons in conducting and voice, as well as courses in the general music curriculum. A frequent guest conductor and clinician, Kevin has worked with singers and instrumentalists of all experience levels and all ages in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Iowa, Connecticut, Michigan, California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado. His ensembles have been heard at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

Previous appointments included serving on the faculties of the Esther Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University, the Greatbatch School of Music, Houghton College, The School of Music at Cairn University, and in the music department at Ursinus College. His primary areas of interest include choral literature, the collaboration of chorus and orchestra in the presentation of masterworks, choral performance practice, and indigenous choral music from non-western traditions.

Kevin serves as the Editor of the Repertoire Reviews Column for the American Choral Directors Association’s national publication, The Choral Journal and is a regular contributor to the Recorded Sound Reviews Column in the same publication. Additionally, Kevin has recently been appointed to the position of Encompassing Repertoire Chairperson for the Pennsylvania Choral Directors Association.

Dibble holds a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting with an elective cognate in Vocal Pedagogy and a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Music Education, both from the Greatbatch School of Music, Houghton College. He is in the final stages of his Doctorate of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting and Pedagogy at the University of Iowa as a student of Dr. Timothy Stalter.

Kevin’s primary conducting instructors include Timothy Stalter, David Puderbaugh, Stephen Plate, and Brandon Johnson.

Courses Taught

MUS 105A Women’s Choir

MUS 105C Chamber Singers

MUS 126 Music and Cinema