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Chief Musician Emily J. Dickson,


MUC Emily J. Dickson

Chief Musician Emily Dickson, a native of Denton, Texas, joined the Navy Band in 1998.  She is a 1998 graduate of the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Music in education.  While at UNT, she studied with Ellen Ritscher, was named “Most Outstanding Senior Studying Music” and won the University of North Texas Concerto Competition.  Dickson has also appeared as a Navy Band national concert tour soloist.  As leader of the Navy Band Harp/Flute Duo, she has performed at the White House, vice presidential quarters, state department, Pentagon, and the chief of naval operations’ quarters.  She has appeared with the United States Air Force Band, Naval Academy Band, Dallas Wind Symphony, East Texas Symphony and Irving Symphony.  Her interests include chairing the Navy Band recreation committee, spending time with family, and assisting with the PTA.