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 150 faculty members include winners of the Grammy Award, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and soloists with world-renowned opera companies and symphony orchestras.


Quincy Davis

Assistant Professor of Jazz Percussion

Dawn De Rycke

Adjunct Professor

Christopher Deane

Professor of Percussion
Director of UNT Percussion Players Ensemble

Richard DeRosa

Professor of Jazz Arranging

Philip Dizack

Assistant Professor of Jazz Trumpet - Improvisation Emphasis

Stephen Dubberly

Associate Professor

Susan Dubois

Coordinator of Strings
Regents Professor of Viola and Chamber Music