Alumni Directory

Bell, Jeffrey

BM (Jazz Studies): 1993 MM (Composition): 2001
jb [at]

Software Sales Engineer, currently with Appian Corporation.

Bell, Malcolm

MM: 1990
malcolm.bell [at]

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.

Benton, Stephen

BM (Composition and Guitar Performance): 2002
stevebenton [at]

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

Bergman, Rosalie Grimes

BM: 1944

Bernardo, Daniel

MM: 2012
dan.lou.bernardo [at]

Bierschwale, William

BM: 1978

Bishop, William

BM: 2019
wcbishop9 [at]

Freelance composer out of DFW

Bober, Nicholas

BM: 2006 MM: 2010
nbb0011 [at]

Bogle, Mike

BM (Jazz Studies): 1987 MM (Music Education): 1989 DMA (Trombone Performance; related field in Composition): 2000
dr.mike [at]

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).

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.

Boothe, Walter Lea III

BM: 1984

Bortner, Jordan

BA (Music): 2011
jordan.bortner [at]

Boyce, Cary

MM: 1988
info [at]

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.

Bradfield, David W.

BM: 1976 MM: 1982
DBradfield [at]

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.

Bradford, Joshua

MA (Music - Composition): 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

Brooks, Barbara-Don

BM: 1967

Freelance harpist and organist based in Abilene, TX.

Brooks, Billie Bess

BM: 1978

Brooks, Robert

BA: 1972 MM: 1974 DMA: 1979
robtjbrooks [at]

Freelance composer; retired software engineer for Tekelec.