The Music Plays On — Dean Dixon

Dean Dixon

Charles Dean Dixon was born in Harlem in 1915 to immigrant parents from the West Indies. At an early age his parents exposed him to classical music, and his mother began teaching him violin as well as other instruments. By the age of nine, he was considered a prodigy and was performing on radio stations, and at the age of seventeen was admitted to the Juilliard School as a violin major. He decided to switch his studies and graduated…



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Donato Cabrera

Music Director of the California Symphony and Las Vegas Philharmonic