Faculty and Staff

Our faculty of outstanding and internationally recognized performers, composers, scholars and researchers is dedicated to providing our diverse student body with a rich musical environment and an excellent education through private lessons, large and small ensembles, and highly interactive classes.

Our more than 100 full-time faculty members include winners of the Grammy Award, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and soloists with world-renowned opera companies and symphony orchestras.


Stephen Carey

Opera Coach

Elizabeth Chappell

Assistant Professor
String Music Education

Kris Chesky

Co-Director of Texas Center for Performing Arts Health

David Childs

Professor of Euphonium

Andrew Chung

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Mary Karen Clardy

Regents Professor of Flute

Fabiana Claure

Director of Music Business and Entrepreneurship
Assistant Professor
Keyboard Studies

Daryl Coad

Principal Lecturer in Clarinet

Keith Collins

Adjunct Professor of Early Winds

Daniel Cook

Director of Athletic Bands
Lecturer in Wind Studies

William J. Coppola

Music Education

Eugene Corporon

Director of Wind Studies
Regents Professor of Music
Conductor of the Wind Symphony

Clay Couturiaux

Assistant Director of Orchestral Studies
Conductor of the Concert Orchestra
Principal Lecturer in Orchestral Conducting

Richard Croft

Distinguished Research Professor of Voice

Jorge Cruz

Adjunct Professor

Diego Cubero

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Mafalda Chandler

Sr. Administrative Coordinator for Music Awards

Heather Coffin

Administrative Assistant for Wind Studies

Shaunté Collins

Academic Counselor

Colleen Conlon

Graduate Academic Counselor

Diana Cooley

Administrative Assistant for Conducting and Ensembles, Keyboard Studies and Vocal Studies

Justin Cooper

Instrument Technician for Brass