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David Hicks Edit Profile

director , opera producer

David Hicks, American Opera producer, director. Member American Guild Museum Artists (Board of Governors 1965-1975).

Background

Hicks, David was born on June 3, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Paul W. and Mary (Ploucher) Hicks.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Music, Temple University, 1959.

Career

Acting faculty, American Opera Center, Juilliard School Music, 1978-1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Appeared as singer with various opera companies, including New York City Opera and companies in Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Baltimore, Hartford, Connecticut, until 1970. Concert artist Community Concerts, throughout United States, 1962-1970. Assistant director New York City Opera, 1967-1973.

      Free-lance director, 1973-1986 with opera companies of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Charlotte, New Orleans, Western Opera of San Francisco, Memphis, Hawaii, Kansas City, Seattle and others. Artistic director Florentine Opera, Milwaukee, 1980-1986. Director opera productions Academy Vocal Arts, Philadelphia, 1973-1977.

Membership

Member American Guild Museum Artists (Board of Governors 1965-1975).

Connections

father:
Paul W. Hicks

mother:
Mary (Ploucher) Hicks