Faculty Profile for James D Dawson

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James D Dawson
Lecturer — School of Music
MUS 102
phone: (512) 245-2651

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Former member of professional orchestras of San Antonio and Ft. Worth.
Summer music festivals include Colorado Music Festival, Festival dei Due Mondi (Spoleto, Italy), Victoria Bach Festival
TV appearances include Austin City Limits and Lonesome Pine Special.
Currently principal bass with Austin Opera and principal bass with La Folia Austin Baroque.
Chamber Music appearances with Camerata San Antonio, Chamber Soloists of Austin, Austin Chamber Music Center
Grammy Award Winner 1988

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Narayana. SYDA. 2015.
  • Edward Hill Symphony No. 4. Bridge. 2014.
  • American Choral Music. Naxos. 2006.
  • Menotti. Chandos. 2001.
  • Asleep at the Wheel 10. CBS. 1987.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Best Country Instrumental. March 1, 1988

Selected Service Activities

December 18, 2018-December 31, 2018
July 10, 2018-August 10, 2018
January 1, 2017-December 31, 2017
June 1, 2010-August 1, 2016
Gurudev Siddha Peeth
July 1, 2006-August 1, 2011