Commission a Piece

In addition to teaching music lessons, Sakari actively freelances as both a composer and a performer in Southern California. Her passion for teaching students about contemporary music emanates from her devotion to producing and supporting new music. As part of her teaching philosophy, Sakari believes that a well-rounded music education includes music-making both as a performer and a creator.

One way students can enjoy the gift of partaking in music creation is when they can be incorporated as collaborators in the commissioning process. As a result, they will have the pleasure of knowing that a piece was written especially for their own talents.

In order to commission a work for educational use, such as in a school ensemble, please contact Sakari at sakari {at} sakaridixon {dotcom}. To to learn more about her work as a composer-performer in general, visit

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