Alumni Directory

Schechter, Eliot Theodore

BM: 1996
etschechter [at]

Teacher, composer, and performer based in San Antonio, Texas. Composer-in-residence for the San Antonio Dance Umbrella and director of the Childbloom guitar program.

Scheihagen, Brent

BM: 2004
tuvan_trader [at]

Schimmel, David M.

MM: 1976 DMA (posthumous): 1984

American composer and conductor (1948-1984), formerly on the faculty of Mountain View College, Southern Methodist University, and Florida State University; namesake of UNT's David M. Schimmel Memorial Composition Scholarship.

Schindler, Karl W.

BM: 1992 MM: 1997
contact [at]

DMA in composition from Arizona State University. Currently Director of the Music program at Phoenix College, where he teaches Music Theory, Composition, and Electronic Music; also a faculty associate at Arizona State University.

Schmorr, Keith

BM: 1989
k.schmo [at]

Dallas-based pianist and composer.

Schneider, Barton

BM: 1975

Schneider, Gregory

MM: 1990 DMA: 1997

Composer and guitarist based in Los Alamos, NM.

Schurig, Karen

BA (Music): 1957 MM (Composition): 1962

Founder and director of the Marin Brain Injury Network in Larkspur, CA (1936-2009).

Schwabe, Michael

BM: 1984

Schwartz, Eric

BM: 2000

Scott, Mark

BM: 2008
mrobertscott [at]

Graduate studies in conducting at the University of New Mexico (MM).

Scott, Stephen

BM (Music Education): 1982 MM (Composition): 1986

Seale, Carl

DMA: 1971

1936-2014. Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas/Pan American and Conductor Emeritus of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas Symphony Orchestra after serving 30 years as music director/conductor. Obituary

Sexton, David

BM: 1988

Seymour, John Chow

MM: 2007
john [at]

Currently in the doctoral program at the University of Hawai'i.

Shafer, Seth

PhD: 2017
sethshafer [at]

Assistant Professor of Music Technology at University of Nebraska at Omaha

Shell, Joseph

MM: 1992

Owner of Arkansas Lawnscapes (Jonesboro, AR) and Vice President of High Point Farms; Music Director at Ruddell Hill Baptist Church.

Sherrod, Tory

BA Music: 2014

Shiota, Kazuaki

BM: 2004
contact [at]

Graduate composition studies at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (MM; DMA). Currently adjunct instructor at University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; previously adjunct instructor at Shobi University (Kawagoe, Japan).

Shipps, David

BM: 1999
music [at]

Freelance composer and arranger, based in Nashville, TN.