||L.H. Dickert Jr.
||Professor of Music
Ph.D., University of Memphis
M.M., Wichita State University
B.M., Winthrop University
Diploma, Professional Music, Berklee College of Music
B.A., Winthrop University
||201 Conservatory of Music
Jazz Guitar, Classical Guitar, Contemporary Arranging, Music Business, Music Theory
Dickert is an associate professor responsible for teaching guitar, jazz history, theory, and directing the guitar ensembles as well as the jazz combos. He also serves as the chair of the Strings Committee.
Dickert has studied guitar with a wide array of teachers, including Jerry Hahn, Johnny Smith, William G. Leavitt, and Lily Afshar. He is active both regionally and nationally as a performer, guest artist, and clinician. His performing credits include work with such notable artists as Natalie Cole, Lou Rawls, Charlie Rouse, the Diamonds, Ronnie Milsap, Dixie Carter, Ray Charles, Manhattan Transfer, Lyle Lovett, Johnny Mathis, the Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Randy Brecker, Frank Sinatra, and Wayne Newton. Dickert also is in demand both regionally and nationally as a musical arranger, clinician, and sideman.
His professional affiliations include memberships in Phi Mu Alpha, Pi Kappa Lambda, President of Winthrop's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, Kappa Delta Pi, The Society For Ethnomusicology, and the Jazz Education Network.
Dickert is married to Lannia Broñola-Dickert '01, a piano instructor and an accompanist for Winthrop's Department of Music.