Recognized as one of the truly important pianists of his generation, James Dick’s early triumphs as top prizewinner in the Tchaikovsky, Busoni and Leventritt International Competitions were a mere prelude to an eminent career. Acclaimed recitals and concerto performances in the world’s premier concert halls include New York’s Carnegie Hall, Town Hall and 92nd Street “Y”, London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Kennedy Center and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest, the Rudolphinum in Prague, Victoria Hall in Singapore. He continues his successful performing career nationally and internationally.
His many honors include: Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture, 2003 Texas State Musician, International Sterling Patron of the Mu Phi Epsilon Fraternity, 2007 Arts Champion of the Arts Council of the Brazos Valley and Texas Lyceum 2007 Stewardship of Texas Value Award.
James Dick remains committed to music education. In 1971, he established The International Festival-Institute at Round Top. This educational project, one of the most distinguished in the United States, welcomes Young Artists looking for developing their skills in solo, chamber music and orchestral repertoire.