Dr. Nicole Lamartine - University of California, Santa Barbara

Since 2020, Dr. Nicole Lamartine serves as the Sorensen Director of Choral Music at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she conducts the flagship choir, UCSB Chamber Choir, integrates relevancy into graduate choral studies at the MM and DMA levels for 21st century conductors, and teaches studio conducting and voice.

As Director of Choral Activities at the University of Wyoming from 2008-2020, she led the Collegiate Chorale, The UW Singing Statesmen and the Happy Jacks, and taught conducting and studio voice. Her choirs were honored to sing at several national and regional conferences (2020 NW ACDA, 2017 NW NAfME, 2015 NW NAfME, 2012, NW ACDA, 2011 NCCO, 2011 NW MENC), and she is a recognized expert in females conducting male choirs.

As a clinician and guest conductor of three international honor choirs (DoDDS Honor Choir in Germany, AMIS TTBB Honor Choir in Abu Dhabi, TAISM Festival Choir in Oman), eight All-State choirs (MN, CO, WA, OR, WY, MT, AK), and dozens of regional honor choirs, Nicole seeks to positively impact the next generation of choral musicians all over the world. An avid champion for music education, Nicole has headlined music conferences of the Association for Music in International Schools (Hong Kong) and the Washington Music Educators Association.

She conducts Chor Anno with Howard Meharg (Washington), providing opportunity for choral music educators in the NW a creative outlet for ensemble singing. Chor Anno performed at the 2022 NW ACDA conference. She is also the founding Artistic Director of the Santa Barbara Gay Menís Chorus, which just performed its first season.

An active performer, she has sung professionally with Conspirare, the Santa Fe Desert Chorale, and Colorado Bach Ensemble. She has served the American Choral Directors Association as President of the Northwestern region. She achieved world, national, and state records in powerlifting, demonstrating that creativity is intertwined with strength of body and mind.

2 Octavos from the Nicole Lamartine Choral Series
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IPharadisi arr. Brad Richmond TTB RELEASED: April 2022
Lullaby for a King J. Edmund Hughes TB RELEASED: March 2022