Alumni Directory

Fox, West

BM, 2019

Currently in the master's composition program at UNT; performer and percussion educator around Texas.

Email: westafox [at]

Frank, Robert J.

MM, 1988  •  DMA, 1995

Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Composition and Music Theory, Southern Methodist University

Email: robfrank [at]

Freelove, Howard

BM, 1981

Graduate studies at National University (MS in Education); owner of Solaris Electric Company (San Diego, CA).

Friedman, Arnold

DMA, 1999

Associate Professor of Composition, Berklee College of Music.

Email: afriedman [at]

Froehner, Philip

BM, 1994

Jazz-pop composer, singer, and pianist based in the New York City area.

Fryklund, Aaron

MM, 2008

Dallas-based freelance composer and teacher.

Email: aaronfrylund [at]

Gallo Gamboa, Ricardo

BM, 2002

Graduate studies at SUNY Stony Brook (MM, PhD). New York-based freelance composer/pianist, whose work combines traditional Colombian Andean music, jazz/improvisation, avant-garde, and electroacoustic music.

Email: info [at]
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Gan, On Cally

MM (Composition), 1993  •  MS (Computer Sciences Systems), 1995

Garman, Michael A.

BM, 2010

MA in composition from the University of Redlands (California).

Email: composer [at]
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Garza, Paul

BM, 1984

Gauldin, Robert

BM, 1952

Master's and doctoral degrees in music theory from the Eastman School of Music, where he is Professor Emeritus of Music Theory (1963-1997).

Email: gauldin [at]

Gedosh, David

DMA, 2009

Currently on the faculty at Rose State College (Oklahoma City, OK), where he is director of the audio recording program. Formerly instructor in the production program at the Academy of Contemporary Music, University of Central Oklahoma (Edmund, OK).

Email: DavidGedosh [at]

Gelzleichter, Shawn

BM, 2005

Currently Director of Music Ministry at Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted in Waltham, MA.

Gerard, Garrison

MA, 2019

Currently in the PhD program in Composition at UNT.

Email: garrison.gerard [at]

Gibb, Stanley

DMA, 1976

Retired Professor of Music (Theory, Composition, Percussion, Electronic Music) at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Email: natsley.gibb [at]

Gillis, Don

MM, 1943

American composer, arranger, conductor, and music educator (1912-1978). Radio producer for NBC's Symphony of the Air during the Toscanini era. Served on the faculties of Southern Methodist University, Dallas Baptist College, the University of South Carolina, and Interlochen. UNT Distinguished Alumnus, 1974.

Email: jlucas [at]

Giordano, John

DMA, 1966

Associate Professor of Music at Texas Christian University, Music Director Emeritus of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, and Jury Chairman of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition since 1973. UNT College of Music Alumni Appreciation Award, 1984.

Email: j.giordano [at]

Glanden, Don

BM, 1975

MM degree in Jazz Studies from Rutgers University (1997). Professor of Music at the University of the Arts (Philadelphia, PA), where he serves as Division Head of Graduate Jazz Studies, Piano Department Coordinator, and Theory Department Co-Chair. Also active as a jazz composer and pianist.

Email: dglanden [at]

Gleaves, Richard Lynn, Jr.

BM, 1991

Composer, lyricist, and playwright based in New York City.

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Gold, Wilma

MM, 1983