Revised Fall 2017
Address: 2868 Wesleyan Lane, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27106
Office Phone: (336) 758-5102 E-mail: email@example.com
Web Site: http://www.patriciadixon.net
Title: Senior Lecturer in Music - Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem,
1986 Masters in Music Performance: the University of North Carolina at
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.
1980 to 2012, Wake Forest University, Music Department.
1972 to 1974, Music Instructor at the Newfound School in Asheville, N.C.
M161-261and 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,
M 289: Independent Study in Music
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,
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
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
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
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
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.
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,
1988 - 1989 Guest Faculty at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement
of Teaching, for the Symposium: "Los Grandes Artistas de España."
2001- "Concerto for Two Guitars and Chamber Orchestra” by Jeffrey
1994 - "Three Songs for Soprano and Guitar" by Terese Kaptur.
1988 - "String Quartet and Guitar" by Roberto Sierra. Guitar
1988 - "Fanfare for Guitar and Orchestra" by Brian Johanson.
1988 - "Fanfare for Guitar and Orchestra" by Dan Locklair. Guitar
1985 - "Sonata for Solo Guitar" by Dan Locklair.
WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY GRANT AWARDS
2013_ Archie Grant Award: To do research in Chile for the publication
of an EBook
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: To attend the 6th Contemplative
Studies Curriculum Development Summer Retreat at 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
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.
2017 Keynote Speaker at a conference at the Universidad de Concepcion,
Chile. "The Legacy of Poetry and Song in the Political Life of Chile":
from the 1800's to the 1770's.
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.
2012-13 Ace Fellowship Program of the Institute for Civic Engagement Wake
2009- 2013 Director of the Wake Forest Guitar Series.
2009-2010 Spiritual Mentor for Wake Forest Program “Reading between
2007 - Adjudicator in the Appalachian State University Annual Guitar Festival
2007- Principal adjudicator of the 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
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
1999 - Presentation: "Technology in First Year Seminars". Chatham
College, Pittsburgh, PA
1998 - Presentation: "Technology in the Classroom". Charlotte,
NC. Presentation of a CD- ROM for a 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.