First Name
Last Name
Director of Choral Activities
Chair of Music
Academic Program

Dillon Beede currently serves as Director of Choral Activities and Chair of Music at Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA. He joined the faculty in Fall 2022.

Dillon earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance from Hastings College in 2011 and continued his education at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey. While at Westminster, Dillon performed with the Westminster Symphonic Chorus under the batons of Yannick Nezet-Seguin (Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra), Sir Simon Rattle (Berlin Philharmonic), Jacques Lacombe (NJ Symphony Orchestra), James Jordan (Westminster Choir College), Amanda Quist (Westminster Choir College) and Joe Miller (Westminster Choir College). During his time at Westminster he also studied voice with the late Julian Rodescu and Christopher Arneson and further studied with Matthew Anchel after graduation.

His graduate voice research studied the effects of musical exercises in combination with Stemple’s vocal function exercises for voice feminization. He completed his graduate recital studying with Dr. Christopher Arneson performing works by Ravel, Rorem, Mozart, Dørumsgaard and Rossini. Upon completion of his Master of Music in Voice Performance and Vocal Pedagogy, he held a private voice studio in the Princeton community teaching students of all skill levels as well as specializing in transgender voice modification.
Dillon has served as a guest clinician and conductor and taught vocal master classes in schools across Nebraska, Arizona, South Dakota, and Pennsylvania. Additionally, he is currently enrolled at Teachers College-Columbia University where he is completing coursework towards the Doctor of Education in College Teaching-Music and Music Education.
 His professional memberships include the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), National Association for Music Education (NAfME), Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), Pennsylvania Choral Directors Association (ACDA-PA), Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), Alpha Psi Omega (APO), and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (PMA).