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Dickens, Emily (soprano)

Emily Dickens (soprano)

An internationally established singer and choir director, Emily Dickens read music at Trinity College, Cambridge, where she held a choral scholarship. A full-time member of the critically-acclaimed British vocal ensemble VOCES8 for eight years, Emily has performed opera, a cappella, pop and contemporary commissions all over the world, appearing in renowned venues such as London’s Wigmore Hall, The NCPA Beijing, The Royal Albert Hall, Tokyo Opera City, Tel Aviv Opera House, Mariinsky Theatre, Melbourne Recital Centre and Wiener Konzerthaus. She performs regularly with The Gabrieli Consort, BBC Singers, Monteverdi Choir, Tenebrae, La Nuova Musica, and The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; appears frequently on international TV and radio; and features on numerous film and video game soundtracks.

In demand as a choir director and vocal coach, Emily was previously Choral Conducting Fellow at St Martin-in-the-Fields and is currently Associate Choral Director at the Royal College of Music Junior Department, a conductor of The National Youth Choir of Great Britain, Chorus Master for Gabrieli Roar, and a Chorus Director for the London Community Gospel Choir’s 'Gospel Baroque' project with Holland Baroque. She regularly directs and coaches the LSO Community Choirs, including spending a year as Conductor of the Junior Choir, and has been Chorus Master for London Voices at Abbey Road Studios, and for André J Thomas at the LSO.

A renowned workshop leader Emily has presented at the Royal Academy of Music, Royal Holloway (University of London), Kings Place 'Voices Unwrapped', Eton Choral Courses, The UK Choir Festival, and Exeter University, and regularly directs workshops for the BBC Singers, The Voices Foundation, The Bach Choir, London Youth Choir, and the Philharmonia. In 2018 she studied on the first National Opera Studio/Royal Opera House Women Conducting Opera Course.

Fully state-educated, and a founder member and Head Chorister of Winchester Cathedral Girls' Choir, Emily is a passionate advocate for the importance of musical opportunities for all young people. She has led workshop and outreach projects in Nottinghamshire and London, and in March 2019 she was a conductor for David Lang’s the public domain, an LSO-led project sung by 500 members of the community and directed by Simon Halsey at the Barbican Centre.


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