Veronica Dicker

Veronica Dicker

BandClassical

Biography

Veronica Dicker is currently in the final stages of completing her Master’s degree at the University of Miami, studying violin performance with Glenn Basham. Having previously studied violin at Miami University (OH) with Emma Rubinstein, Ms. Dicker earned a Bachelor of Music in violin performance as well as a minor in Arts Management. She is presently serving as assistant concertmaster of UM’S Frost Symphony Orchestra.

Since moving to Florida, Ms. Dicker has performed with many of South Florida’s orchestras, including Miami City Ballet’s Opus One Orchestra, Florida Sunshine Pops, Boca Raton Philharmonic Sinfonia, and the South Beach Chamber Ensemble.

As an avid chamber musician, Ms. Dicker has collaborated with many musicians in South Florida, performing in a variety of genres. Recent performances include works by Bartók, Berkeley, Stravinsky, Gershwin, and Libby Larsen, as well as original compositions by Ben Lindell, Jesse Jackson, Juan Calderon, and Federico Bonacossa. She is also featured on a newly released CD by Tasmanian singer-songwriter, Bridget Pross.

In addition to performing, Ms. Dicker also teaches violin at Miami Dade College, Westminster Christian School, the European Academy of Music and Arts, and maintains her own private studio. She has also worked as a mentor for the Young Musicians Orchestra.

Set List

Chamber

Larsen: Slang
Bartók: Contrasts
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor
Mozart: Flute Quartets (all)
Tedesco: Guitar Quintet
Paganini: Duo Concertant for Piano and Guitar
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D minor
Berkeley: Trio for Violin, Horn, and Piano

Solo

Bach: Partita No 2 in Minor
Stravinsky: La Baiser de la Fee
Mozart: Sonata for Piano and Violin in B-flat Major, K. 454
Bonacossa: Three Pieces for Violin Solo (2005)
Sibelius: Concerto in D minor
Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in G major
Bolcom: Graceful Ghost Rag
Gershwin (arr. Heifitz): Porgy and Bess
Saint-Saëns: Concerto No. 3 in B minor
Schubert: Sonatina in D major
Ives: Sonata No. 4 “Children’s Day at the Camp Meeting”
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances