Mary Dibbern is beginning her eighth season at TDO as Music Director of Education and Family Programs. After receiving a Master of Music from SMU as a student of Maestro Paul Vellucci, she moved to Paris, France, to study with Nadia Boulanger, Pierre Bernac and Gérard Souzay. Living in Paris for 31 years, she worked the Opéra National de Paris and other major companies in France, Europe, Asia and the US. She has extensive recital and recording credits and is published by Pendragon Press (NY), Musik Fabrik (Paris) and Classical Vocal Reprints (USA). This season she will direct TDO’s productions of Bizet’s Dr. Miracle and Davis’s The Bremen Town Musicians.