NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The School of Music at Stephen F. Austin State University will host Pineywoods Horn Day 2022 Saturday, Feb. 19, in Wright Music Building on the SFA campus.

The all-day event will feature a presentation by and master class with Nacogdoches native and SFA alumnus John Dickson, along with clinics and sessions with Dr. Tamey Anglley, director of bands at SFA; Dr. Andrea Denis, assistant professor of horn at SFA; and noted horn instructors Karen Houghton and Janet Nye.

Dickson is known for his compositions for and performances in film, television and the recording industries as well as performing with such artists as Barbra Streisand, Elton John, Seth MacFarlane and Ray Charles. He has received numerous awards for his work on the hit TV show “Burn Notice,” composed for the film “XXX,” and has been part of projects that earned Emmy and Grammy awards and multiple film festival distinctions.

The day’s activities will conclude with a horn choir and ensemble concert at 4:30 p.m. that is free and open to the public. Pineywoods Horn Day is sponsored by Houghton Horns.

Registration is still open at $20 per person. For information, contact the School of Music at (936) 468-4602 or visit