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Music Entrepreneurship Guest Speakers

2016-2017 academic year.

  • James Stephenson, Composer, Arranger, Conductor

  • Adam Wear, UNT Career Connect Coordinator

  • Dr. Gabe Ignatow, Co-founder and CEO, GradTrek, Associate Professor and Academic Affairs Fellow, University of North Texas

  • Dr. Chin-Yi Lin, Assistant Professor of Violin and Director of WKU Pre-College Strings Program at Western Kentucky University

  • Gabriel Couret, Operations Manager, Couret & Werner Artist Management

  • Dr. Daniel Pardo, UNT alumn, flutist, band leader, and producer

  • Rick Strauss, jazz guitarrist, composer, arranger, producer, and entrepreneur.

  • Dr. Brad Wells, Conductor, singer, composer and Artistic Director Roomful of Teeth

  • Alan Klaas, Senior Director of Development, UNT College of Music

  • Dr. Daniel Peak, Information Technology and Decision Sciences Department, UNT College of Business Administration

  • Megan Heber, Director of Marketing and Communications

  • Deborah Brooks, Director of DFW musician services, CoM faculty

  • Student ambassadors for UNT Professional Leadership Program, UNT

  • Catherine Barr, Executive Director, Texas Winds Community Outreach program

  • Liz Shropshire from Teaching Children Peace Through Music (Shropshire Music Foundation)

  • Dr. Ron McCurdy, Professor of Music, University of Southern California

  • Ivan Trevino, Composer, Percussionist

  • Roomful of Teeth Soprano, Esteli Gomez

  • John Raymond, Jazz trumpeter, composer and educator

  • Dr. Armen Shaomian, Pianist, Entrepreneur, Professor University of South Carolina

  • Kim Scharnberg,  Arranger, Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, and Producer

  • Debbie Brooks, UNT alumn Owner of Dallas Musicians Services, LLC

  • Jennifer Rosenfeld, CEO of ICadenza, Music Career Consulting Company

  • Jeff Antoniuk, UNT alumn, jazz musicians and owner of Jazz Teacher Training

  • Dr. David Cutler, pianist, composer, author of The Savvy Musician, Associate Professor, University of South Carolina