Alumni Directory

Hunnicutt, Len

BM: 1983

Graduate studies in Music Education at Georgia Southern University; currently teaching music at Metter Elementary School (Metter, GA).

Hunt, Preston

BM: 1990

Hutchison, Warner

MM: 1956 PhD: 1971

Professor Emeritus and former Composer-in-Residence and Music Department chair at New Mexico State University (Las Cruces, NM); previously taught at Houghton College (1956-58) and at Union University (1959-66).

Im, Bora

BM: 2008
dreameribr [at]

Professional diploma studies in film scoring and contemporary writing and production at Berklee College of Music. Currently a music instructor at Lone Star Music Academy (Flower Mound, TX).

Ireland, Taylor

BA (Music): 2002

Composer, music producer, supervisor, and founder of Modus Novus Musik, specializing in the creation, production, and licensing of music for visual media.

Irvin, Nat

DMA: 1987
nat.irvin [at]

Founder and President of Future Focus 2020, Strickler Executive-in-Residence and Professor of Management at the University of Louisville College of Business, and Visiting Executive Professor at Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC).

Jackson, Jonathan

BM (Music Education): 2010 MA (Composition): 2012 [at]

Performer and intermedia artist based in Denton, TX.

Job, Lynn

MM: 1988 DMA: 1998
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Freelance composer based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

Johansen, Benjamin

PhD: 2012

Adjunct professor at Baylor University, where he teaches computer music classes and manages the Arts Research Coalition.

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Jones, Horace C.

BM: 1997

Jones, Kevin

BM (Music Education): 1978
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Composer, writer, and educator based in upstate New York; graduate degrees from New England Conservatory and MIT.

Jurcisin, Mark

BM: 1983
markj [at]

Graduate studies in composition at Montclair State University (MA 1986) and Temple University (DMA 2005). Currently Associate Professor of Music at Mercer County Community College (West Windsor, NJ).

Kahler, Elyse

MA: 2013
etkahler [at]

Kanozik, Nicholas

BM: 2009
kazoink222 [at]

Currently in the master's composition program at Mills College.

Kappaz, Philip

BM (Music Education): 1981 DMA (Composition): 1994
pkappaz [at]

Senior Manager for CSC in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Kawamoto, Hideko

BM (Piano Performance): 1992 MM (Piano Performance): 1995 DMA (Composition): 2002
info.kawamoto [at]

Freelance composer/pianist based in Southern California. Formerly Assistant Professor and Chair of Music Department at St. Andrews Presbyterian College in North Carolina (2000-2003).

Kawamoto, Hisashi

MM: 1997

Kazik, James

MM (Trombone Performance; related field in Composition): 2000

Trombonist and staff arranger with the U.S. Army Band, "Pershing's Own" (Ft. Myer, VA).

Keefe, Robert

MM (Music Education): 1982 PhD (Composition): 1989

Freelance composer, performer, and educator active in jazz, classical, and popular genres; based in Ithaca, New York.

Kersting, Larry Fritz

BM (Jazz Studies): 1972 MM: 1983
fritz [at]

Professional pianist/composer/producer based in Puerto Rico; formerly on the faculty of the Conservatory of Music (San Juan, PR) and former head of the jazz department at Prairie State College (Chicago, IL).