Praised for her "beautiful, pure, and caressing voice" (Kansas City Metropolis), Anne-Marie Dicce has performed as a soloist and ensemble singer throughout North America, Europe, and South America. A frequent interpreter of Baroque and contemporary classical music, her recent solo appearances have included the Bach Weinachtsoratorium (Oregon Bach Festival solo debut), St. Matthew Passion, St. John Passion, and B Minor Mass, Handel's Israel in Egypt and Messiah, and Haydn's Die Schöpfung. Highlights of recent seasons include performances with the GRAMMY award winning ensemble Conspirare in Austin and on tour in Norway, True Concord Voices & Orchestra in Tucson, Spire Chamber Ensemble in Kansas City, Bach Collegium San Diego, Sacramento Baroque Soloists and Albuquerque Baroque Players.
She was previously invited to be the Soprano Vocal Fellow at the Oregon Bach Festival under the direction of Matthew Halls. Anne-Marie has worked with such renowned conductors as Richard Egarr, Helmuth Rilling, Matthew Halls, Steven Schick, Paul Salamunovich, Jung-Ho Pak, David Chase, Maria Guinand, and Ruben Valenzuela. She has recorded numerous projects, including the Bach B Minor Mass with the Bach Collegium San Diego, Bach's six Motets also with BCSD, an album of new music by Pultizer-prize winning composer Roger Reynolds, new music by Derek Keller on the Tzadik label, and Benjamin Britten's War Requiem on the Hänssler Classic label with the Festivalensemble Stuttgart conducted by Helmuth Rilling.
Anne-Marie received her Doctor of Musical Arts and Masters degrees from the University of California, San Diego, held various positions in arts administration, and served multiple terms on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) San Diego Chapter. Equally passionate about both music education and performance, she has spent the past 20 years in education, and has taught at every level from elementary to post-graduate. Her doctoral dissertation includes research in synesthesia and the connection between early and contemporary vocal music techniques.
"Anne-Marie Dicce had a beautiful, pure, and caressing voice...[that] soared gloriously."
- Kansas City Metropolis