College of Music Administration

Emilita Marin

Emilita (Emily) Marin is Assistant Dean for Finance and Business in the College of Music. Before coming to UNT, she was an Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (Memphis) and a College Business Administrator at the University of Houston, main campus. She has over 15 years of experience in administration, human resource, finance and accounting in higher education, and is currently working on her doctorate in leadership and management at St. Thomas University.

John W. Richmond

John W. Richmond was appointed tenured Professor and Dean of the College of Music at the University of North Texas on August 1, 2016. Previously, Richmond served as Professor and Director of the Glenn Korff School of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL; 2003-2016) and as Professor and in various administrative appointments in the School of Music at the University of South Florida-Tampa (USF; 1987-2003).

Jon Nelson

Jon Christopher Nelson's electroacoustic music has been performed widely throughout the United States, Europe and Latin America, and has been honored with numerous awards including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Fulbright Commission. He is also the recipient of a Bourges Prize, a Luigi Russolo Prize, and numerous electroacoustic commissions.

Warren Henry

Dr. Warren Henry is Professor of Music Education and serving as Senior Associate Dean For Academic Affairs at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. Dr. Henry received his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Music Education from the Crane School of Music (Potsdam, NY) and his Ph.D. in Music Education from Michigan State University. He is an active clinician and researcher, and he has presented many sessions at national and international conferences. In 2009, Dr. Henry's was named the Outstanding Alumnus of Michigan State University’s College of Music.

Jaymee Haefner

Jaymee Haefner’s performances have been described by Daniel Buckley as possessing “an air of dreamy lyricism… interlocking melody lines with the deftness of a dancer’s footwork.” Joseph Gold wrote that her “subtlety of touch reminded [him] of the immortal Nicanor Zabaleta.” Jaymee has taught at the University of North Texas (UNT) since 2006 and was appointed as Director of Undergraduate Studies for the College of Music in 2010.

Benjamin Brand

Professor Brand is a specialist in medieval liturgy and plainsong. His articles appear in such journals as The Journal of Musicology, Plainsong and Medieval Music, Early Music HistoryRenaissance Quarterly, and Music and Letters. He has published two books: Holy Treasure and Sacred Song: Relic Cults and their Liturgies in Medieval Tuscany (Oxford University Press, 2014) and Music and Culture in the Middle Ages and Beyond: Liturgy, Sources, and Symbolism (Cambridge University Press, 2017) (co-edited with David J. Rothenberg).