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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.

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Gideon F. Alorwoyie

Professor of Percussion
Director of the African Percussion Ensemble

José M. Aponte

Principal Lecturer of Drum Set and Latin Percussion
Director of the Afro-Cuban Ensemble
Director of the Brazilian Ensemble
Director of the Latin Jazz Lab Band

Stephen F. Austin

Professor of Voice
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Tony Baker

Professor of Trombone

Ellen Bakulina

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Joseph Banowetz

Professor of Piano

Ania Bard-Schwarz

Adjunct Instructor of Violin

David Bard-Schwarz

Coordinator of Music Theory
Professor of Music Theory

Jennifer Barnes

Professor of Vocal Jazz
Director of Vocal Jazz Studies
Director of Jazz Singers

Steve Barnes

Adjunct Professor of Jazz Percussion

Alan Baylock

Associate Professor
Director of the One O'Clock Lab Band

Brad Beckman

Coordinator of Piano Pedagogy and Group Piano
Principal Lecturer in Piano Performance

Brad Bennight

Lecturer of Harpsichord

Rodney Booth

Senior Lecturer of Jazz Trumpet
Two O'Clock Lab Band

Jeff Bradetich

Regents Professor of Double Bass

Benjamin Brand

Professor of Music History
Chair, History, Theory, and Ethnomusicology

Kirsten Broberg

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor of Composition

Bruce Broughton

Composer-in-Residence

Daniel Bubeck

Adjunct Instructor

Julia Bushkova

Professor of Violin
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Stephen Carey

Opera Coach

Elizabeth Chappell

Assistant Professor
String Music Education

Kris Chesky

Co-Director of Texas Center for Performing Arts Health
Professor

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
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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

Michael Drake

Adjunct Professor of Drumset

Stephen Dubberly

Associate Professor

Susan Dubois

Coordinator of Strings
Regents Professor of Viola and Chamber Music
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Jonathan Eaton

Professor of Music
Margot and Bill Winspear Chair in Opera Studies

Rosana Eckert

Senior Lecturer of Vocal Jazz

Donna Emmanuel

Associate Professor of Music Education

Jesse Eschbach

Professor of Organ
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Deborah Fabian

Principal Lecturer of Clarinet

Molly Fillmore

Professor of Voice
Chair of Vocal Studies

Nick Finzer

Assistant Professor of Jazz Trombone

Dennis Fisher

Associate Director of Wind Studies
Professor of Music
Conductor of the Symphonic Band

Mark Ford

Coordinator of Percussion
Regents Professor of Percussion

Robert Frankenberry

Visiting Opera Coach

Steven Friedson

University Distinguished Research Professor of Music and Anthropology
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Rebecca Geoffroy-Schwinden

Assistant Professor
Music History

Liudmila Georgievskaya

Adjunct Instructor of Piano

Daphne Gerling

Senior Lecturer in Viola

Crystal Lynn Gerrard

Assistant Professor of Music (Instrumental)

Adam Gordon

Senior Lecturer of Trumpet

Benjamin Graf

Senior Lecturer of Music Theory
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Joshua Habermann

Adjunct Professor of Choral Literature

Jaymee Haefner

Assistant Professor of Harp

Emily Hagen

Adjunct Professor, Musicology

Steven Harlos

Chair of Keyboard Studies
Professor of Piano
Professor of Collaborative Piano

David Heetderks

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Frank Heidlberger

Professor of Music Theory

Stockton Helbing

Adjunct Professor of Drumset

Warren Henry

Senior Associate Dean For Academic Affairs
Professor of Music Education

Allen Hightower

Director of Choral Studies
Professor
Director of A Cappella Choir
Director of Grand Chorus

John Holt

Chair of Instrumental Studies
Professor of Trumpet

Sungji Hong

Adjunct Instructor of Composition

Caleb Hudson

Assistant Professor of Trumpet
I

Bernardo Illari

Associate Professor of Music History

David Itkin

Director of Orchestral Studies
Professor of Music
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Timothy Jackson

Distinguished University Research Professor of Music Theory

Thomas Johnson

Assistant Professor of Guitar

Elliott Johnston

Adjunct, Mariachi Director

Noel Johnston

Adjunct Professor - Jazz Guitar

William Joyner

Assistant Professor of Voice
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Heejung Kang

Senior Lecturer of Piano

Jamey Kelley

Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education

Joseph Klein

Chair of Composition Studies
Distinguished Teaching Professor of Composition

Panayiotis Kokoras

Associate Professor of Composition
Director of the Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia
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Jennifer Lane

Professor of Voice

Lee Lattimore

Adjunct Professor
Baroque Flute

Justin Lavacek

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Brad Leali

Professor of Jazz Saxophone

Paul Leenhouts

Director of Early Music
Professor

Philip Lewis

Professor of Violin

Donald Little

Regents Professor of Tuba

Kimberly Cole Luevano

Professor of Clarinet
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Kristina Caswell MacMullen

Associate Professor of Choral Studies

Natalie Mannix

Associate Professor of Trombone

Craig Marshall

Program Manager for Jazz Lab Band
Adjunct Professor of Jazz Studies

Andrew May

Associate Professor of Compostion

William McGinney

Adjunct Professor

Mark McKnight

Head Music Librarian
Adjunct Professor of Music History

Lauren McNeese

Adjunct Professor

Elizabeth McNutt

Director of Nova New Music Ensemble
Principal Lecturer - Flute

Dave Meder

Assistant Professor of Jazz Piano

Steven Menard

Assistant Professor of Trombone

Paul Metzger

Adjunct Professor

Stacie Mickens

Associate Professor of Horn

Peter Mondelli

Associate Professor of Music History

Kathryn Montoya

Baroque Oboe and Recorder
Adjunct Professor

Davy Mooney

Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies (Guitar)

Stephen Morscheck

Associate Professor of Vocal Studies

John Murphy

Chair of the Division of Jazz Studies
Professor of Jazz History
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Jessica Nápoles

Associate Professor of Choral Music Education
Director of Concert Choir

Jon Nelson

Associate Dean for Operations
Professor of Composition

Eric Nestler

Distinguished Teaching Professor of Saxophone

Arash Noori

Adjunct Professor of Early Music

Margaret Notley

Professor of Music History
Coordinator of Music History
O

Felix Olschofka

Director of Graduate Studies
Professor of Violin

Eugene Osadchy

Professor of Cello
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Phillip O. Paglialonga

Associate Professor of Clarinet

George Papich

Director of the Center for Chamber Music Studies
Adjunct Professor of Chamber Music
Regents Professor Emeritus

Rob Parton

Associate Professor of Jazz Trumpet – Lead Trumpet Emphasis

Jonathan "Capital" Patterson

Assistant Professor of Popular and Commercial Music

Pamela Mia Paul

Regents Professor of Piano

Éva Polgár

Adjunct Instructor

Poovalur Sriji

Adjunct Faculty, Performance

Sean Powell

Chair of Music Education
Associate Professor of Music Education

April L. Prince

Senior Lecturer for Music in General Studies

Elvia Puccinelli

Associate Professor of Collaborative Piano and Vocal Coaching
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Greg Raden

Adjunct Professor

Catherine Ragland

Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology

Elisa Ramon

Adjunct Instructor

Jonny Ramsey

Adjunct Professor
Student Teacher Supervisor

Gudrun Raschen

Lecturer of Double Bass

Helen Dewey Reikofski

Adjunct Professor
English Diction

Paul Rennick

Assistant Professor of Percussion

Kathleen Reynolds

Coordinator of Woodwinds
Associate Professor of Bassoon

Terence Reynolds

Adjunct Professor of Chamber Music

John W. Richmond

Dean
Professor of Music Education

Cynthia Roberts

Principal Lecturer in Baroque Violin

Gillian Robertson

Senior Lecturer of Music Theory

David Robinson

Adjunct Professor of Voice

Debbie Rohwer

Regents Professor of Music Education
Vice President for Planning and Chief of Staff

Gustavo Romero

Professor of Piano

David Rowland

Adjunct Professor
Student Teacher Supervisor

Nikola Ružević

Coordinator of Chamber Music
Associate Professor of Cello

James Ryon

Professor of Oboe

Raquel Samayoa

Assistant Professor of Trumpet
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Maria Schleuning

Adjunct Instructor of Violin

Drew Schnurr

Assistant Professor in Composition and Media Arts

Hendrik Schulze

Associate Professor of Music History

James Scott

Dean Emeritus
Adjunct Professor of Flute

Lynn Seaton

Professor of Bass

Stephen Slottow

Associate Professor of Music Theory

Ed Smith

Adjunct Professor of Vibraphone
Director of the Bwana Kumala Gamelan Ensemble

Jeffrey Snider

Associate Professor of Voice

Thomas Sovík

Professor of Music Theory

Richard Sparks

Chair of Conducting and Ensembles
Professor of Conducting
Director of Collegium Singers
Director of University Singers

Michael Steinel

Professor of Jazz Trumpet

David Stout

Professor of Composition Studies
Coordinator for Initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Arts (iARTA)

Terri Sundberg

Professor of Flute
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Don Taylor

Coordinator of Music Education Ph.D. Studies
Associate Professor of Music Education

Joshua Taylor

Adjunct Instructor of Sacred Music

Scott Tixier

Assistant Professor of Violin (Jazz/Popular/Alternative Styles)

Andrew Trachsel

Associate Professor of Wind Studies
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Willem van Schalkwyk

Opera Coach/Lecturer

Vladimir Viardo

Artist-in-Residence
Professor of Piano

Vivek Virani

Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology and Music Theory
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Allen Whear

Baroque Cello / Viola Da Gamba
Adjunct Professor

Nicholas E. Williams

Associate Director of Wind Studies
Conductor of Wind Ensemble
Director of Green Brigade Marching Band
Director of Athletic Bands
Associate Professor

Carol Wilson

Professor of Voice

Adam Wodnicki

Regents Professor of Piano

Brian Wright

Assistant Professor of Music History
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Cyriel Aerts

Piano Technician

Michelle Aponte

Assistant to the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Registration Manager
B

Jordan Bailey

Recording Services Staff

Tony Barrette

Adjunct Professor
Woodwind Repair

Cherése Bassett-Sowell

Director of Development

Jordan Batson

Business Manager for the Murchison Performing Arts Center

Maria Baylock

Senior Administrative Coordinator to the Dean of the College of Music

Ben Bigby

Network Manager
C

Grant Carrington

Associate Academic Advisor

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
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Laura Fuller

Concert and Event Scheduling
G

Rebeca Galindo

Facilities Operations Manager
External Events Coordinator
H

Brad Haefner

Information Specialist
Graphic Designer
Webmaster

Matt Hardman

Director of Communications, Marketing and Public Relations

Christine Hill

Administrative Assistant for Instrumental Studies

Julie Hohman

Technical Director

Sara Huffstetler

Development Assistant
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Jamel Jackson

Administrative Assistant for Music Education and Composition
K

Alan Klaas

Senior Director of Development

Scott Krejci

Computer Systems Manager
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Blair Liikala

Director of Recording Services

Stephen Lucas

Lead Creative Programmer

Joseph Lyszczarz

Assistant Web Editor
M

Ann MacMillan

Adjunct Professor
Instrument Repair for Woodwinds and Brass

Joel MacMillan

Instrument Technician for Strings

Emilita Marin

Assistant Dean for Business and Finance

Austin Martinez

Audio Technician

Katie McCoy

Murchison Performing Arts Center Event Coordinator

Brian McKee

Academic Counselor for Graduate Studies

Derek Miller

Audio Technical Director

Alejandro Miranda

Piano Technician
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Vickie Napier

Administrative Assistant for Budget and Purchasing

Jessie Niu

Academic Counselor
P

Carol Pollard

Director of Undergraduate Advising
R

Raymond Rowell

Assistant Dean for Enrollment Management and External Affairs
S

Linda Strube

Assistant for Concert Programs
W

Christopher Walker

Administrative Assistant for Jazz Studies

Ana White

Academic Counselor

Joel Wiley

Director of Admissions

Amy Woods

Budget Officer / Travel
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Alex Yarbro

Administrative specialist - Music History, Theory, and Ethnomusicology
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Sebastian Zaberca

Assistant to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs