Bruce Dickey

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Bruce Dickey is an American cornett player. He is regarded as the doyen of the modern generation of cornett players, many of whom were his students at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis and Early Music Institute at Indiana University, or students of his students.[1] In 1987 he founded the ensemble Concerto Palatino with the Dutch baroque trombonist Charles Toet, following the name of the original eight-man Concerto Palatino della Signoria di Bologna of San Petronio which was famed from 1530 to 1800.[2] He is married to the American singer and conductor Candace Smith, with whom he founded Artemisia Editions, which specializes in publishing editions of 17th-century Italian sacred music.


  1. ^ The Cambridge Companion to Brass Instruments - Page xii Trevor Herbert, John Wallace - 1997 "Bruce Dickey was born in the United States, but now lives in Europe. He is the world's leading virtuoso and scholar of the cornett and has recorded much of the repertory for the instrument"
  2. ^ HMF