Jonathan Thompson

Dr. Jonathan Thompson is a Mexican-American oboist, international recitalist, collaborator, scholar, and educator. He has performed in Mexico, Spain, and across the United States. His artistic mission is to engage audiences in performance, with a focus in presenting new works as well as fresh takes on classic works. In 2019, he started at the University of North Texas as adjunct oboe professor.

Jorge Cruz

Originally from the San Francisco Bay area, bassoonist Dr. Jorge Cruz, Jr. holds a bachelor of music from San Jose State University and a master of music and doctor of musical arts from the University of North Texas.  He has studied with Kathleen Reynolds, Keith Collins, Jerry Dagg, and Cyrle Perry. Jorge played in the University of North Texas Wind Symphony, Symphony Orchestra, Opera Orchestra, Baroque Orchestra and Center for Chamber Music Woodwind Quintet.

Terri Sundberg

Terri Sundberg is professor of flute at the University of North Texas College of Music and a member of the Crested Butte Opera Orchestra and Crested Butte Festival Symphony Orchestra.  She has been a featured concerto soloist at the Jeju International Music Festival in Korea, recipient of a State Department grant for recent performing and teaching in China and has performed extensively in New York City as soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, including performances at Lincoln Center/Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Concert Hall and Carnegie Hall.  She is a former member of the North Coast Chamb

James Scott

James Scott, Dean Emeritus of the College of Music at the University of North Texas, has enjoyed a musical career embracing over four decades of accomplishments as a performing musician, a teacher, and an administrator. He began his distinguished professional career while still a first-year student at Emory University, winning a position as flutist in the Atlanta Symphony at a time that made him one of the youngest musicians in the history of the orchestra.

Deborah Fabian

Deborah Fabian joined the clarinet faculty at the University of North Texas in the fall of 1990. She is concertmaster of the Dallas Wind Symphony, principal clarinetist of the Plano Symphony Orchestra and second clarinetist with the Music in the Mountains Festival Orchestra in Durango Colorado.

Ms. Fabian has been featured as a soloist with many ensembles including the Dallas Wind Symphony, Texas Chamber Orchestra and Plano Symphony Orchestra.

James Ryon

James Ryon has appeared internationally as recitalist and soloist. Recent performances include the Bach D minor Concerto with the Southern Illinois Music Festival, the Strauss Oboe Concerto with the Orchestra Sinfonica Brasileira and both the Strauss Concerto and the Telemann Concerto for Oboe d'Amore with the UANL Chamber Orchestra in Monterrey, Mexico. In 2011 he was appointed professor of oboe at the University of North Texas College of Music and he continues to serve as the principal oboist of the Baton Rouge Symphony.

Eric Nestler

Eric Nestler has been on the faculty of the University of North Texas College of Music since 1992. He is currently distinguished teaching professor of music and formerly chaired the Doctor of Musical Arts degree committee. Nestler has served as a member of the summer music faculty of the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada and has taught on the faculty of Vincennes University, IN. Mr.