Sally Husch Dean
Sally Husch Dean directs the Palomar Chorale and Chamber Singers. The ensembles perform diverse repertoire, from Major Works such as Vivaldi’s “Gloria”and Charpentier’s “Midnight Mass for Christmas Eve” to eclectic contemporary works by composers such as Eric Whitacre, Libby Larsen, and Cary Ratcliff. She is the founding Artistic Director of the San Diego North Coast Singers Youth Chorus and has led this prestigious ensemble on national and international tours. She is a long time member of the La Jolla Symphony Chorus. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Voice Performance from the University of California, San Diego, and is currently a Master of Music: Choral Conducting candidate at California State University, Los Angeles.
Ms. Dean has studied conducting with Dr. David Chase in San Diego and Donald Brinegar in Los Angeles. She has directed local honor choirs and served as an adjudicator for local high school festivals. In 1997 Ms. Dean was one of six choral directors in the country selected for a fellowship program with the well-known composer/conductor, Alice Parker.