PATRICIA A. DIXON
Curriculum Vitae
Revised Fall 2014

PERSONAL
Address: 2868 Wesleyan Lane, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27106
Office Phone: (336) 758-5102 E-mail: dixonpa@wfu.edu
Web Site: http://www.patriciadixon.net
Title: Senior Lecturer in Music - Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Professional Musician

EDUCATION
1986 Masters in Music Performance: the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, N.C.
1980 Bachelor in Music Performance: the University of the North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, N.C.
1967 1969 - Completed 50 hours of credit in studio art at UNC-Wilmington.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
1980 to 2012, Wake Forest University, Music Department.
1972 to 1974, Music Instructor at the Newfound School in Asheville, N.C.

COURSES TAUGHT
M161-261_262 and 161: Individual Instruction in Classical Guitar.
M165-166: Class Guitar I and II
M120: Chamber Ensemble
M289: Guitar Literature
M299: Individual Study for Honors in Music
M104: Basic Music Reading Skills
FYS 100: First Year Seminar: Music of Protest in the Americas
FYS 100: First Year Seminar: Music and the American Dream
M210: Survey of Latin American Music
M233: Arts and Activism
M745: Music and Political Power for Masters in Liberal Arts Summer Program, 2012
M 289: Independent Study in Music
M 249 - HMN 338 Music and Political Power

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
Solo Recitals:
2001 - Albright College, Reading PA.
1999 - Governor's School- Salem College, Winston -Salem, NC.
1999 - Winston Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC.
1992 - The Ninth International Guitar Week at the University of Denver, Denver, CO.
1988 -1990 Performances in Santiago, Chile
1985 - Performances in Alicante and Madrid, Spain
1989 - Elon College, N.C.
1986 - The University of North Carolina in Greensboro
1982 - The Charlotte Museum of Arts Series
1982 - The Piedmont Artist Series

Chamber Recitals:
2006- The Hill House Chamber Series, St Paul, MN
2005 - The University of Evansville, IN.
2004 - The University of Minnesota School of Music
2003- 2005- Classical Guitar Workshop, College-Music Conservatory, University of Cincinnati.
2002 - The St Paul Chamber Hill Players, St. Paul, MN.
2000 - The Minnesota Guitar Society
1995 - Piedmont Chamber Singers
1989 - The Second American Classical Guitar Congress
1987 - The Eastern Music Festival at Guilford College, Greensboro, NC
1986 - The Hickory Choral Society
1980 – 2004- Faculty Chamber Recitals at Wake Forest University

Orchestra Appearances:
2007 - Soloist with the Orquesta Filarmonica Universitaria, Santiago, Chile. Premiere of Reflexiones Concertantes: Concerto for Two Guitars and Chamber Orchestra by Jeffrey Van, directed by Celso Torres.
2007 - Soloist with the Mississippi Valley Orchestra, St, Paul Minnesota. Reflexiones Concertantes: Concerto for Two Guitars and Chamber Orchestra by Jeffrey Van, directed by Edward Schlueter.
2003 - Soloist with the Monterey Symphony. Reflexiones Concertantes: Concerto for Two Guitars and Chamber Orchestra by Jeffrey Van, directed by Kate Tamarkin.
2002 - Soloist with the Carolina Chamber Symphony. Reflexiones Concertantes: Concerto for Two Guitars and Chamber Orchestra directed by Robert Franz.
1996 - Soloist with the Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Symphony. Retrats Catalans by Leo Brouwer, directed by Peter Perret.
1995 - Soloist with the National Youth Orchestra in Santiago, and the Valdivia String Orchestra. Retrats Catalans by Leo Brouwer and Vivaldi Concerto in D Major, directed by Peter Perret.

INTERDISCIPLINARY PRESENTATIONS

2014-Seis Miradas por Latinoamerica: Homage to Pablo Neruda. Director of an interdisciplinary event featuring:guitarists Eliot Fisk, Ben Verdey, new compositions by Javier Farias, Lecture by Dr. Harris Feinsod, performances by Wake Forest and UNCSA students.
2012- Rekindling the American Dream Symposium. Co-organizer with Dr. David Coates. Wake Forest University
2007- Paper Presentation: "The Songs of Victor Jara and the Cantores a lo Poeta, in the Context of the New Song in Chile" Society for Ethnomusicology Southeast and Caribbean Chapter (SEMSEC) Regional Conference at the Hugh School of Music at the University of Georgia in Athens.
2005- Paper Presentation: "Canto a lo Poeta" The Central States Anthropological Society, Miami University, Oxford Ohio.
2002- Lecture/Recital: "La Nueva Canción Chilena", Albright College, Reading, PA
1993- Poetry and Music Presentation: "The Music in the Poetry of Gabriela Mistral" The Mountain Interstate Foreign Languages Conference. Clemson University, SC.
1992 - Poetry and Music Presentation: "Ancient Cries: Songs and Words of Distant Worlds" The Reynolda Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, N C
1988 - 1989 Guest Faculty at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, for the Symposium: "Los Grandes Artistas de España."

COMMISSIONS
2014- "Recinto de la Piedra" for guitar Quartet and two narrators by Javier Farias
2001- "Concerto for Two Guitars and Chamber Orchestra” by Jeffrey Van.
1994 - "Three Songs for Soprano and Guitar" by Terese Kaptur.
1988 - "String Quartet and Guitar" by Roberto Sierra. Guitar Congress.
1988 - "Fanfare for Guitar and Orchestra" by Brian Johanson. Guitar Congress.
1988 - "Fanfare for Guitar and Orchestra" by Dan Locklair. Guitar Congress.
1985 - "Sonata for Solo Guitar" by Dan Locklair.

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY GRANT AWARDS
2013- Robinson Fund Research Fellowship Award
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2013- Archie Grant: Research and Presentation in Chile.
2013-Robinson Fund Research Fellowship Award: To do research in Chile for the publication of an EBook.
2012- Robinson Fund Research Fellowship Award: To attend an International Conference of Contemplative Science. Denver, Co
2010- Wake Forest Faculty Fellowship Program: 6th Contemplative Studies Curriculum Development, Smith College, Mass.
2009- Archie Grant to teach in Frutillar, Chile at the Fourth Encounter of Classical Guitar
2009- Wake Forest Faculty Fellowship Program
2008 - QEP Funds for International Scholars to set up a classical guitar residency for Carlos Perez.
2008 - Archie Grant: To attend the Guitar Foundation of America International Annual Conference and Competition.
2007- Robinson Fund Research Fellowship, and Archie Grant, to support musical activities in Santiago, Chile.
2006- Archie Grant to support appearance with the Mississippi Valley Orchestra in St. Paul, Minnesota.
2003- 2005 Archie Grants: To support performance and teaching activities.
2004 -Archie Grant: Publication of a compact disc released April 2004 by Centaur Records.
2002 -Archie Grant: Support for rehearsals for upcoming performances.
2001- Research and Publication Fund: To record music for a compact disc.
2000 -Culpeper Grant: To develop a CD- ROM for classroom use.
1999 -Archie Grant: To commission of a Concerto for Two Guitars and Chamber Orchestra.
1998 -Spires Grant: Research activities at the University of Indiana, in Bloomington, IN
1995 -Archie Grant: to support appearance with the National Youth Symphony of Santiago Chile.
1993 -Archie Grant: Research activities in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1985 -Archie Grant: Studies with Jose Luis Rodrigo and Jose Tomas, in Madrid and Alicante, Spain.

OTHER ACTIVITIES
2014- Lecture: Violeta Parra's Legacy. Universidad de Diego Portales Santiago. Chile
2012-13 Ace Fellowship Program of the Institute for Civic Engagement Wake Forest University
2009- 2013 Director of the Wake Forest Guitar Series.
2009-2012 Spiritual Mentor for Wake Forest Program “Reading between the Lines”
2007 - Adjudicator in the Appalachian State University Annual Guitar Festival and Competition.
2007- Principal adjudicator Séptimo Concurso Nacional de Guitarra Liliana Pérez Corey, Instituto Profesional Escuela Moderna de Música, Santiago, Chile.
2007- Colegio Experimental de las Artes, Santiago Chile. Lecture: "The Songs of Victor Jara and the Cantores a lo Poeta, in the Context of the New Song in Chile."
2006- Lecture/Presentation: “Baroque Guitar in Europe and the New World” at the University of Minnesota, MN.
2005- Guitar Master Class: La Escuela Moderna de Música, Santiago Chile.
2003-04-05 - Faculty at the Annual Guitar Workshop, Cincinnati-College Conservatory, University of Cincinnati, OH.
2004-CD Publication: "The Music of Jeffrey Van" by Centaur Records.
2001- Three Day Residency: Albright College, Reading, PA. Three lectures on Latin American Music and Culture, and a Solo Recital of songs from the "Nueva Canción Chilena".
2001 - Visiting Artist at the North Carolina School of the Arts, N.C. Lecture: "Rasgueado Techniques in Andean Music"
2000 - Visiting Artist at the 17th Classical Guitar Workshop, the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, OH. Lecture on "Rasgueado Techniques in Andean Music."
1999 - Featured on ZDTV: An Infomercial on the Uses of Technology in the Classroom.
1999 - Presentation: "Technology in First Year Seminars". Chatham College, Pittsburgh, PA.
1998 - Presentation: "Technology in the Classroom". Charlotte, NC. Presentation of a CD- ROM of Survey of Latin American Music course.
1998 - Served as principal juror at the Portland Guitar Festival and Competition.
1998 - Featured in a video "Dancing on Little Wires": Women in Classical Guitar
1989 - Director of the Second American Classical Guitar Congress.

SERVICE WORK
Spring 2014_ Masters Thesis Reader and Mentor for Lashonda Hairstone, Masters in Liberal Arts.
Fall 2014- Lecture: Labor Songs and the Populist Heritage. The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Winston-Salem NC
Spring 2014 -Lecture: Labor Songs and the Populist Heritage. Americans United for the Separation of Chuch and State Winston-Salem NC.
2014-Seis Miradas por Latinoamerica: Homage to Pablo Neruda. Director of an interdisciplinary event featuring:guitarists Eliot Fisk, Ben Verdey, new compositions by Javier Farias, Lecture by Dr. Harris Feinsod, performances by Wake Forest and UNCSA students.
Fall 2013- Lecture: Songs of Protest. Americans United for the Separation of Chuch and State Winston-Salem NC. 2009-2013- Director of the Guitar Series.
2012- Rekindling the American Dream Symposium. Co-organizer with Dr. David Coates. Wake Forest University
2009-2012 Spiritual Mentor for Wake Forest Program “Reading Between the Lines”
2008-2013 Class Presentations for the Admissions Office, Wake Forest University.
2007 Master's Thesis Mentor for Laura Riddle,Department of Communications.