Charles (Chuck) Dickerson is a conductor and composer of orchestral and choral music. He serves as Executive Director and Conductor of the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles, Director of Music at Rolling Hills United Methodist Church (Rolling Hills Estates, California), and Director of the Leo Baeck Temple Chorus (Los Angeles, California) for High Holyday Services.
Chuck’s setting of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s landmark “I Have a Dream” speech for chorus with either piano or orchestra accompaniment is quickly becoming the standard music performed for King Day celebrations and other civic occasions. Please review information about this piece below and listen to samples on the “sample” page of this website. Full recordings of the piece (featuring a narration by Keith David) and vocal, piano and orchestra scores are available. Please see the purchase page of this website. For questions, contact Chuck as described on the contact page of this website.