University of Texas at El Paso Academic Catalog

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Music

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The University of Texas at El Paso's Department of Music offers the Bachelor of Music degree in four major areas: Education, Performance, Commercial Music, and Theory-and-Composition. The department also offers the Master of Music degree in two major areas: Education and Performance. Many of our graduates are professional performers and educators in the southwestern United States. The Department also offers a Minor in Music with three options/tracks: Applied, Performance, or Commercial/Recording. Students should choose one option.

The Master of Music with Concentration in Conducting is offered online through UTEP Connect. 

Programs

Master of Music with Concentration:

Chair

Steve Wilson
Contact Information: swilson@utep.edu; 915-747-7804
Education: BMus, The University of Texas at El Paso; M.Mus., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; DMA, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Professor

Dominic Dousa
Contact Information: ddousa@utep.edu; 915-747-7819
Education: BA, Harvard University; M.Mus., Central Michigan University; DA, Ball State University

Bradley Genevro
Contact Information: bgenevro@utep.edu; 915-747-7796
Education: BS, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.Mus., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; DMA, University of North Texas

Dena Jones
Contact Information: dkjones@utep.edu; 915-747-6625
Education: BMus, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; M.Mus., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; DMA, The University of Arizona

Charles Leinberger
Contact Information: charlesl@utep.edu; 915-747-7800
Education: BMus, Northern Arizona University; M.Mus., The University of Miami; Ph D, The University of Arizona

Oscar Macchioni
Contact Information: omacchioni@utep.edu; 915-747-7817
Education: BM Ed, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán; M.Mus., Louisiana State University; DMA, The University of Arizona

Stephanie Meyers
Contact Information: smeyers@utep.edu; 915-747-7810
Education: BMus, New England Conservatory; M.Mus., New England Conservatory; DMA, New England Conservatory

David Ross
Contact Information: dross@utep.edu; 915-747-7827
Education: BMus, Oberlin College & Conservatory; M.Mus., The University of Iowa; DMA, The University of Iowa

Steve Wilson
Contact Information: swilson@utep.edu; 915-747-7804
Education: BMus, The University of Texas at El Paso; M.Mus., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; DMA, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Associate Professor

Stephen Nordstrom
Contact Information: sbnordstrom@utep.edu; 915-747-5607
Education: BMus, University of North Texas; M.Mus., University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music; DMA, University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music

Chris Reyman
Contact Information: cereyman@utep.edu; 915-747-7805
Education: BMus, Millikin University; M.Mus., University of Illinois; DMA, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Curtis Tredway
Contact Information: ctredway@utep.edu; 915-747-5049
Education: BM Ed, Florida State University; M.Mus., The University of Southern Mississippi; Ph D, The University of Southern Mississippi

Erik Unsworth
Contact Information: eunsworth@utep.edu; 915-747-7816
Education: BMus, Appalachian State University; M.Mus., Indiana University

Elisa Wilson
Contact Information: ewilson@utep.edu; 915-747-8708
Education: BS, University of Illinois; M.Mus., Wichita State University; DMA, University of Illinois

Assistant Professor

Brian Downen
Contact Information: bgdownen@utep.edu; 915-747-6352
Education: BS, Eastern Illinois University; M.Mus., Yale University - School of Music

Brian Jarvis
Contact Information: bejarvis@utep.edu; 915-747-7814
Education: BMus, University of Missouri; M.Mus., Bowling Green State University; Ph D, Florida State University

Juan David Rubio Restrepo
Contact Information: jrubiorest@utep.edu;
Education: BMus, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana; MFA, University of California Irvine; Ph D, University of California San Diego

Andy Smith
Contact Information: apsmith@utep.edu; 915-747-7802
Education: BM Ed, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.Mus., Middle Tennessee State University; DMA, Indiana University

Professor of Practice

Cherry Duke
Contact Information: ccduke@utep.edu; 915-747-6220
Education: BS, Texas Woman's University; Artist Diploma, The Hartt School - University of Hartford

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Phillip Hill
Contact Information: pdhill@utep.edu; 915-747-8756
Education: M.Mus., The University of Texas at Austin; DMA, UT Austin

Stephen Hunter
Contact Information: sahunter@utep.edu; 915-747-7813
Education: BM Ed, The University of Tennessee; M.Mus., Northwestern State University; DMA, University of Southern Mississippi

Lindsey Macchiarella
Contact Information: lmacchiarella@utep.edu; 915-747-6630
Education: BA, University of California, Riverside; M.Mus., Florida State University; Ph D, Florida State University

Senior Lecturer

Stephen Haddad
Contact Information: sahaddad@utep.edu; 915-747-7818
Education: BMus, West Texas State University; M.Mus., New Mexico State University

Gregory Luffey
Contact Information: gsluffey@utep.edu; 915-747-5642
Education: BMus, Virginia Commonwealth University; M.Mus., Virginia Commonwealth University; Post baccalaureate Certification Program, Texas State University

Nancy Taylor
Contact Information: netaylor@utep.edu; 915-747-7827
Education: BMus, Arizona State University; M.Mus., Indiana University; MOT, The University of Texas at El Paso; DMA, Texas Tech University

Professor of Instruction

Juliana Gaona Villamizar
Contact Information: jgaonavill@utep.edu;
Education: M.Mus., University of Southern Mississippi; DMA, UC San Diego

The University of Texas at El Paso
UTEP Department of Music
Fox Fine Arts Center, Room M301
500 W University
El Paso, Texas 79968-0552


Phone: 915.747.5606
Email: music@utep.edu

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