Alumni Directory

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.

DeSpain, Lisa

BM: 1991
DeSpanish [at]

New York-based composer whose work blends jazz, classical, American folk, and theatrical music.

Dixon, Gregory

PhD: 2012
gregdixonmusic [at]

Assistant Professor of Music and Sound Design at Digipen Institute of Technology (Redmond, WA).

Dorough, Robert

BA: 1949
bob [at]

Pianist/singer/songwriter whose distinguished career has spanned several decades; has worked with such notables as Louis Armstrong, Earl "Fatha" Hines, Count Basie, and Miles Davis, but is perhaps best known for composing the music to the "Schoolhouse Rock" series in the 1970s. Distinguished UNT Alumnus, 2002.

Dorsey, Marcus

BM: 1983

Dougherty, Patrick III

BM: 1985