He teaches music, he performs music, he writes music. He even writes about music.
It’s this last musical talent, for which Hicks is most widely known, that has allowed him to practice another noteworthy form of repetition: repeat winner.
For the third time in his career, Hicks has received one of the highest musicology honors, the Deems Taylor Award. Hicks was recognized for his third award from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Thursday, Dec. 9.