David Dickinson, following in his grandmother's footsteps, is a Christian Science soloist. He has been a regular soloist and sub-soloist in Christian Science churches in Oregon and Washington and is a native of Seattle, WA. Ballard area. In his travels around the country he has lived in Northern Idaho, and various New England states. He transferred from public high school in Plymouth, NH. where he took an interest in the vocal arts, to Daycroft School, a Christian Science private boarding school in Greenwich, CT. (no longer active). After graduating from Daycroft in 1988, David attended Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ.
While attending Westminster, David was in various performances including Gian Carlo Menotti's 'Amahl and the Night Visitors' as The Page, and Wagner's 'Parsifal' in the Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC. under the direction of the late Gian Carlo Menotti. He has also performed in the famous Westminster Symphonic Choir at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and the Philadelphia Academy of Music with Maestros Dr. Joseph Flummerfelt, Riccardo Muti, Zubin Mehta, Robert Shaw, Kurt Masur and many others.
David has also been a member of various auditioned choirs such as Westminster Singers, Rogue Valley Chorale, Southern Oregon Repertory Singers, and the Eugene Vocal Arts Ensemble. He studied under Professors Ellen Lang and Elem Eley. His last year at Westminster Choir College, David's accompanist was Edwin Starner, the former organist for First Church of Christ, Scientist Boston, MA.
He made his opera debut in the Rogue Valley Opera in Rossini's La Cenerentola (Cinderella) as Dandini, and performed at the Hult Center with the Eugene Opera as Sciarrone in Tosca.
David now resides in Port Orchard, WA. with his wife Christina and their two children, Nathan Daniel and Annemarie Elizabeth. He is a regular soloist at the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Gig Harbor, WA.