Alumni Directory

Shirey, Benjamin

BM: 2010 MM: 2016
benjamin [at]

Creative Director at Paper Spaceship Audio and freelance composer in Dallas Area.

Short, Gary

BM: 1995
info [at]

Composer, bassist, and music producer based in the Dallas area.

Siddons, James

BM (Composition): 1970 PhD (Musicology): 1983

Additional studies at the University of London, King's College (MM, 1971) and Duke University Divinity School. Currently an elder in the Virginia Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, serving as pastor of Chesterbrook United Methodist Church in McLean, VA.

Simonds, Austin

BM: 2018
austinsimonds9 [at]

Graduate student at the University of Chicago.

Smith, Felicia

BM: 1975

Smith, Michael

PhD: 2019
mstergtr [at]

Michael is currently serving as an adjunct instructor at The Art Institute of Dallas where he teaches courses in Music Technology.

Smith, Oliver

BM: 2018
oliver.e.smith4291 [at]

Smith, Steven

MM: 2000

Smith, William

BM: 1999
bill [at]

Freelance composer, arranger, and producer based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Smolenski, Daniel

BM: 2001

Freelance musician based in the Dallas area.

Snead, Lee Anne

BM: 2000

Snow, Kyle

MM: 2018
snow.kyle.g [at]

Snyder, John

BM: 2018
JohnSnyder2 [at]

Somerville, Shawn

BM: 1996

Graduate studies in viola performance at Rice University and the University of Texas; currently CEO of Craftsman Shed (Austin, TX).

Sonnabaum, Mark

BM: 2007 MA: 2013
mark [at]

Senior Performance Engineer at Acquia.

Sosa Carrillo, Alejandro

BM: 2017
alejandrososacarrillo [at]

Graduate Student at the University of North Texas

Spaniola, Joseph T.

DMA: 2000
jtspaniola [at]

Director of Jazz Studies and Music Theory at the University of West Florida, where he also teaches applied low brass; active as a composer, educator, lecturer, producer, clinician, and adjudicator. Formerly Chief Composer/Arranger for The United States Air Force Academy Band (1998-2007).

Spoonemore, Julian

BM: 1984

St. Pierre, Nathan

BM: 2006
nathan [at]

Freelance composer, writer, and web developer in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, specializing in interactive music, fiction, and personal/corporate sites.

Stafford, Barbara

BM: 2000