Marc Dicciani is the Dean of the College of Performing Arts at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, a Professor of Drumset Studies, and a busy drummer/clinician. He has performed with Randy Brecker, Joey DeFrancesco, Jon Faddis, Robin Eubanks, Pat Martino, Stanley Clarke, Clark Terry, Diane Schuur, Christian McBride, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Ben Vereen, Mel Torme, and Natalie Cole. Dicciani has also performed alongside orchestras including the Boston Pops, National Symphony Orchestra, San Diego Symphony, Nashville Symphony, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. He has conducted countless masterclasses and clinics at various schools and venues such as University of Southern California, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Villanova, Louisiana State University, Temple University, LIPA, Pro Jazz, Prince Claus, Tamagawa U, Samick Arts, SOTA, International Association for Jazz Education, Jazz Education Network, College Music Society, and Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Conference. Dicciani is also a member of the Modern Drummer Education Team.