Alumni Directory

Cooke, Michael

BM: 1993
info [at]

San Francisco-based performer and composer, founder of Black Hat Records. Performer and composer with the San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra.

Cooper, Steven

DMA: 1990
cooper [at]

Arkansas-based composer of choral and brass music, musical comedies, opera, and several screenplays.

Corl, Bradley

BM: 1996
Tannerswain [at]

AKA Tanner Swain; singer/songwriter/guitarist/lap steel/bassist and producer based in Austin, TX.

Cornell, Douglas

DMA: 1976
Cornell.Douglas [at]

Former Professor of Music at Angelo State University (San Angelo, TX) and former music director of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (Dallas, TX). Currently working for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Cortes, Michael

BM: 2008
michael [at]

Currently in the master's composition program at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

Cottrell, Jeffrey S.

BM (Composition): 1985 MM (Euphonium Performance): 1996 DMA (Euphonium Performance): 2004
jcottrell [at]

Assistant Professor of Low Brass, Theory, and Composition at Hardin-Simmons University (Abilene, TX); active as a performer, composer, and arranger.

Covach, Jonathan

BA: 2016

Cox, Ronald

BM (Music Education): 1970 MM (Composition): 1976
ronncox [at]

Retired trumpet teacher in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

Cox, Travis

BM: 1965

Cripe, Bret

BM: 1988
jab [at]

AKA Jab. Graduate studies at the University of Redlands (MM 1989); musician, composer, and producer based in the Chicago area. Previously worked as a freelance musician in San Francisco and directed a music program for abused children in Finland.

Crocker, Dean

BM: 1974 MM: 1976
dcrocker [at]

Freelance composer, arranger, and music engraver based in Milwaukee, WI.

Crowley, Timothy R.

MM: 1993 DMA: 1995
tcrowley [at]

Professor of Music Theory and Composition, Interim Dean of the Graduate School/Assistant Provost for Internationalization, Fort Hays State University (Hays, KS).

Cuellar, Lucio Edilberto

DMA: 2002
lec0003 [at]

North Texas-based composer specializing in algorithmic composition, sound synthesis, multimedia video, and interactive pieces, as well as music for acoustic instruments. Currently teaching in the McKinney Independent School District (McKinney, TX).

D'Agostino, Nicole

BA (Music): 2004
nikkidag [at]

Freelance musician based in New York City; additional studies in music composition at CUNY Brooklyn College (MA 2008).

Daskas, Richard

BM: 2010
macros7777 [at]

Currently in the master's composition program at Pennsylvania State University.

Daugherty, Michael

BM: 1976
mkd [at]

Graduate studies at Manhattan School of Music and Yale University. Professor of Composition, University of Michigan, formerly on the faculty of Oberlin Conservatory (1986-1991); composer-in-residence with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1999-2003) and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra (2001-2003). UNT College of Music Alumni Appreciation Award, 2000.

Davidson, Dennis

BM: 2006

Freelance musician based in Los Angeles.

Davis, Arthur

BM: 1981

De Lisa, Eugene

DMA: 1993
gene [at]

Founder and CTO of Rockhopper Technologies, Inc., specializing in distributed Object Oriented software development, mentoring, and training.

Denny, Jacob

BM: 2015
jacobddenny [at]

Currently in the MM program in Contemporary Media/Film Composition at the Eastman School of Music.