Alumni Directory

Bell, Jeffrey

BM (Jazz Studies), 1993  •  MM (Composition), 2001

Software Sales Engineer, currently with Appian Corporation.

Email: jb [at]

Bell, Malcolm

MM, 1990

Composer, conductor and percussionist; currently on the faculty of Red Deer College (Red Deer, Alberta, Canada), where he teaches composition, computer music, and music theory, and directs the RDC Contemporary Styles Bands and Percussion Ensemble.

Email: malcolm.bell [at]

Benton, Stephen

BM (Composition and Guitar Performance), 2002

Los Angeles-based composer of music for film and other media; sales manager at Guitar Center.

Email: stevebenton [at],

Bergman, Rosalie Grimes

BM, 1944

Bernardo, Daniel

MM, 2012

Email: dan.lou.bernardo [at]
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Bierschwale, William

BM, 1978

Bishop, William

BM, 2019

Freelance composer based in Dallas/Fort Worth.

Email: wcbishop9 [at]

Bober, Nicholas

BM, 2006  •  MM, 2010

Email: nbb0011 [at]

Bogle, Mike

BM (Jazz Studies), 1987  •  MM (Music Education), 1989  •  DMA (Trombone Performance; related field in Composition), 2000

Freelance performer, arranger, and composer in St. Paul, MN. Previously on the faculty of McNally Smith College of Music in Saint Paul (Co-Chair of Performance, Chair of Professional Writing & International Programs, Head of Composition Department; 2004-08) and the University of Texas at Arlington (Director of Music Media & Technology, Associate Director of Jazz Studies; 1994-2004).

Email: dr.mike [at]

Bonneau, Paul

BM, 1990  •  MM, 1995  •  DMA, 2003

(1962-2013) Founder and former Music Director for the Flower Mound Symphony Orchestra (1999-2010). Teaching positions included Adjunct Instructor at UNT and Visiting Scholar at Richland College (Dallas, TX) where he conducted the string orchestra and taught courses in music composition, theory, and musicianship.
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Boothe, Walter Lea III

BM, 1984

Bortner, Jordan

BA Music, 2011

Email: jordan.bortner [at]

Boyce, Cary

MM, 1988

Doctorate in composition from Indiana University; currently artistic co-director and composer-in-residence of the production group and new music ensemble, Aguavá New Music Studio.

Email: info [at]

Bradfield, David W.

BM, 1976  •  MM, 1982

Currently on the music faculty at California State University Dominguez Hills, where he teaches Electronic/Computer Music, Music Composition/Theory, 20th Century Music, and Music Technology.

Email: DBradfield [at]

Bradford, Joshua

MA, 2004

North Texas-based composer and performer, whose work integrates elements of classical, jazz, pop, electronica, and world music; also works as an elementary music teacher for the Fort Worth Independent School District.

Bradshaw, Curtis

MM, 1976

Dallas-based composer and performer specializing in jazz standards.

Braswell, Kevin

BM, 2015

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Brooks, Barbara-Don

BM, 1967

Freelance harpist and organist based in Abilene, TX.

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Brooks, Billie Bess

BM, 1978

Brooks, Robert

BA, 1972  •  MM, 1974  •  DMA, 1979

Freelance composer; retired software engineer for Tekelec.

Email: robtjbrooks [at]