Nicholas Dogas is a passionate music educator who is dedicated to the advancement of vocal music education. He currently leads a vibrant, joy-centered, and collaborative choral program at Mount Hebron High School in Ellicott City, Maryland (Howard County Public School System). Prior to joining the Music Department at Mount Hebron, Dogas led a thriving choral community down the road at Ellicott Mills Middle School. During his tenure, the program doubled in size and consistently earned superior ratings at festival and assessment.
Today, Dogas is in demand as a guest conductor and clinician at choral festivals throughout the state. In 2021, he was appointed Assistant Director of the Peabody Children’s Chorus. In addition to conducting and directing, he has served as the bass section leader of the Sanctuary Choir of the First & Franklin Street Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, MD since 2011.
Dogas holds a Master of Music in Voice Performance from The Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Music in Vocal/Choral Music Education from The College of New Jersey. His teachers have included William Sharp, Steven Rainbolt and Suzanne Hickman. He has coached with Ann Baltz, John Shirley-Quirk and Mark Markham.