Brandon Dicks’s compositions have been performed by the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Columbus State University Philharmonic, Columbus State University Trumpet Ensemble, Up/Down Percussion Quartet, 9th Street Brass, and First Baptist in Columbus Adult Choir. His wind ensemble works have been performed by the Roswell High School Wind Ensemble, Harris County High School Wind Ensemble, and Northside High School Wind Ensemble. His music has been performed at the International Trumpet Guild Conference, Southeastern Trumpet Festival, and the International Double Reed Society Conference. Brandon has won audience choice in the IDRS Composition Competition and he won first prize in the State Division of Music Teacher’s National Association while receiving honorable mention in the Southern Region of MTNA.
Brandon is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Trumpet Performance and Music Composition at University of Hartford where he is studying trumpet with Phil Snedecor and composition with Robert Carl. He holds a Bachler’s of Arts degree in Music Education from Columbus State University where he studied with Robert Murray (trumpet) and James Ogburn (composition).