Alumni Directory

Thompson, Michael

MM: 1996 DMA: 2002
mathomp [at]

Software Engineer in the Department of Technology Systems at Bowling Green State University.

Thomson, William

BM: 1948 MM: 1949
Sansptom [at]

Doctoral studies at Indiana University (PhD in Music Theory and Philosophy), where he later served as Chair of the Music Theory Department. Professor Emeritus and former Dean of Music at the University of Southern California. UNT College of Music Alumni Appreciation Award, 2009.

Tramte, Dan

PhD Music Composition:
datramt [at]

(Electro)acoustic composer/artist, teaching assistant at Harvard University, new media/music theorist, and the YouTube 'Score Follower.’

Trapp, Walter

BM: 2019
walter.trapp [at]

Walter is living in Los Angeles working as a freelance composer and sound designer for film and various media.

Trusko, Robert

MA: 2014
rtrusko [at]

Freelance composer and performer in Denton.

Tseng, Yu-Chung

MM: 1994 DMA: 1998
eamusic.tseng [at]

Associate Professor of Music at the National Chiao Tung University (Taiwan); specializes in computer music composition.

Tucker, Christopher

BM: 1999
ctucker [at]

Master's degree in composition and Performance Certificate in conducting from the University of Texas in Austin. Freelance composer and Director of Artistic Administration/Co-founder of the Lone Star Wind Orchestra.

Tull, Fisher

BM (Music Education): 1956 MM (Music Theory): 1957 PhD (Composition): 1965

American composer, arranger, educator, administrator, and trumpeter (1934-1994); formerly on the faculty of Sam Houston State University (Huntsville, TX). Named Distinguished alumnus by the UNT College of Music (1993).

Turner, Michael

BM: 2014

Underriner, Charles

BA: 2010 PhD: 2016
cfunderriner [at]

Assistant Professor of Digital Arts at Stetson University (beginning Fall 2017).

Useche-Gonzalez, Nicolás

MM (posthumous): 2004

Colombian composer and jazz musician (1974-2004).

VanStryland, Robert G.

MM: 1980


MM: 2017
SamuelVaughn [at]

Graduate Student at the University of North Texas

Vega, Henry

MM: 2004
hvega [at]

Further studies at the Institute for Sonology at the Royal Conservatory of the Hague (The Netherlands); currently a PhD candidate at the Sonic Arts Research Centre in Belfast, UK. Active as a composer, performer, and technician specializing in experimental electroacoustic music; founder of The Electronic Hammer performance ensemble.

Vigneron, Christopher

BM: 2001

Freelance musician and composer based in Nice, France.

Vongdharadon, Saksri

MM (Jazz Studies; related field in Composition): 2004

Walczyk, Kevin M.

MM: 1991 DMA: 1994
keveli [at]

Professor of Music at Western Oregon University, where he teaches electronic music & composition studies

Walden, Columbus G. (Sonny), III

MM: 1981

Conductor, teacher, singer, composer, and poet. Currently serves as Minister of Music at Dunwoody United Methodist Church (Dunwoody, GA). Previously taught composition at Georgia Southern University.

Waldron, Richard

MM: 1984
RickWaldron [at]

Freelance jazz musician and recording artist in the Puget Sound area; currently on the faculty of Everett Community College (Everett, WA), where he teaches class piano, applied music, and music theory.

Walker, Christopher

BM: 2013
christopher.walker [at]

Staff Administrative Assistant for the Divisions of Composition Studies and Music Education at UNT.