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, mentoring, and highly interactive classes.

Our nearly 200 faculty and staff members include winners of prizes from the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, Grammy Awards, Emmy Awards, Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Guggenheim Fellowship, Fulbright Fellowship and soloists with world-renowned opera companies and symphony orchestras.


Adam Gordon

Senior Lecturer of Trumpet and Baroque Trumpet

John Holt

Professor of Trumpet

Caleb Hudson

Assistant Professor of Trumpet
Director of the Center for Chamber Music Studies

Raquel Samayoa

Associate Professor of Trumpet
Co-Director, UNT Brass Band