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Tandy Edward DixTandy Edward Dix
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
McDaniel College
Carroll Community College

Westminster, Maryland
(410) 857-2596

Tandy Edward (Ted) Dix received his undergraduate degree in organ performance from Towson University in Towson, Maryland, where he was a second prize winner in the Peggy Friedmann Gordon Music Competition and a student of Dr. Thomas Spacht.  He then obtained the Master of Music degree in organ performance from Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, New Jersey, where he was a student of Eugene Roan and a winner in the Graduate Organ Competition.  He was later awarded the Master of Music in Music Theory Pedagogy degree from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, where he also conducted post-graduate study in organ performance with Donald Sutherland.

In 2001, Mr. Dix was a finalist in the national Arthur Poister Scholarship Competition in Syracuse, New York, and, in 2006, he was inducted into membership of the Epsilon Omicron Chapter of Pi Kappa Lambda, a national music honor society.  He has also performed in master classes with world-renown performing artists Marie-Claire Alain, David Higgs, and Dame Gillian Weir, and has produced a live CD Music for Organ and Orchestra which is available at .

Mr. Dix will be serving as a faculty member for Organ Tour Italia 2013 which, in collaboration with Assisi Performing Arts, will be visiting historic and modern Italian instruments from Como to Rome. Following the tour he will be making his European debut in a recital at the Basilica di San Paolo Fuori le Mura, one of the four great basilicas in Rome.

Ted currently resides in Westminster, Maryland, with his wife, Gretchen, and his children, Katie and Tony, where he is the Organist and Director of Traditional Music and Music Ministry Development at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church and teaches courses in Music Appreciation, Aural Musicianship, Music Theory, and private organ study at Carroll Community and McDaniel Colleges.  He is also the accompanist of the Masterworks Chorale of Carroll County and is a member of a concert artists group entitled East West Organists (www.eastwestorganists.com).


Philip Brisson, DMA
Tandy Edward Dix
Nicole Keller
Crista Miller, DMA
Timothy Olsen, DMA
Mark Pacoe
Jennifer Pascual, DMA
Damin Spritzer
Craig S. Williams