tVirginia Dixon teaches at Wheaton and Elmhurst Colleges the Music Institute of Chicago, and the Suzuki School of Elgin. Summers find her teaching at Suzuki instutes which this year include Snowmass, CO, New Orleans, and Cleveland, and Stevens Point, WI . A Board Member of the International Society of Bassist, she also edits their journal’s Child’s Play Column. As a member of the Suzuki Bass Committee she is collaborating on creating materials for the Suzuki Bass Method. Most recently she has become a Teacher Trainer for the Suzuki Association of the Americas. She holds two performance degrees from Indiana University and has studied with Julius Levine, Murray Grodner, and Georg Hortnagel. Her performances have taken her throughout the United States as well as Europe and Japan.