Don Michael Dicie (b.1941, Birmingham, Alabama) has been fond of spirituals, folksongs, and Gregorian Chant since he began music lessons in elementary school. During his formal music training, Don developed his main musical interests of music theory and composition while studying with William Baxter and Hugh Thomas.
From 1966 to 1972, Don was the organist and choir director at the Cathedral of St. Paul, Minnesota, where his boychoir participated in performances with area orchestras, ensembles, and chamber groups.
Don has received commissions for choral and instrumental music from the Visitation Convent School in St. Paul, Belle Meade United Methodist Chruch in Nashville, and from the Nashville Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. From 1973 to 1994, Dicie taught reading and vocal music in the Nashville Public School systerm, and from 1976 to 1994, was organist and choir director at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Franklin, Tennessee. He presently serves as organist at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Franklin.
Don lives in Leiper's Fork, Tennessee with his wife and his three dogs.