Dr. Steven Dahlke


Dr. Steven Dahlke

Baritone Steven Dahlke received his Master of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music where he was a student of Adele Addison, and his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from University of Southern California where he was a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Kappa Lambda.

Dr. Dahlke has been a featured soloist with Seattle Symphony Pops, Oregon Symphony Orchestra, Portland Baroque Orchestra, Portland Youth Philharmonic, Portland Opera Players, Oregon Repertory Singers, and the Aspen Music Festival, where he was a vocal fellow.

As a music director and conductor of musical theatre, Dr. Dahlke has been active on the West Coast and locally; favorite West Coast productions have been Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella at Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre in North Idaho, The Roar of the Greasepaint... at Downey Civic Light Opera in Los Angeles, and Chess at Lakewood Theatre, in Portland, Oregon. His most recent local production was The Music Man for Temple B'nai Torah's Mainstage Players on Long Island.

Dr. Dahlke has served on the music faculties of Fullerton College, Orange County High School of the Arts, and the Music Institute of Los Angeles in Southern California; Lewis and Clark College, Linfield College, and Portland State University in Oregon; and has been an active clinician and adjudicator for the National Association of Teachers of Singing, and Oregon Music Teachers' Association. His vocal students have gone on to successful graduate study, careers in music education, and have performed in musicals on national tours and on Broadway.

Dr. Dahlke has published on Affective Education and its application to choral music in the American Choral Directors Association's journals Choral Journal and ChorTeach, and in contributed chapters in edited volumes published by Palgrave.

Email: SDahlke@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone: 718.281.5531

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