Mr. Dixon has been teaching music for the Crow School District since the fall of 2000. His duties have included teaching all bands (including jazz), choir, and general music, and music appreciation. This is his second year teaching for the West Cascades Fiddle Camp.
Mr. Dixon is an Oregon native, and graduated from Redmond High School. He also has degrees from the University of Oregon, University of North Texas, and Yale University. Before he was a full time music teacher, he worked as a professional performing musician, playing bass trombone for both classical orchestras and jazz bands, as well as a soloist and on a number of different recordings. He has also taught at the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, and at the Oregon Festival of American Music. He has acted as a clinician and adjudicator for bands throughout the Willamette Valley.
Mr. Dixon has many outside interests including cooking, writing, painting & drawing, and sculpting. An unapologetic nerd, he has been avid player of Dungeons and Dragons and other related games since 1979.