Welcome to the University of North Texas Clarinet Studios, a thriving community of performers and educators dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in all endeavors.


UNT CLARINET FACULTY - Daryl Coad, Kimberly Cole Luevano, Deborah Fabian, & John Scott.


We are tremendously proud of our students’ recent achievements:

  • The following students presented/competed at the International Clarinet Association ClarinetFest in August: 
    Lindsay Braun (DMA 2016): Finalist in ICA Research Competition
    Benjamin Cummins (MM 2015): Finalist in ICA Young Artist Competition
    Matt Casazza (MM 2016): Finalist in ICA Orchestral Audition Competition
    Aileen Razey (current student): Second Prize in ICA Orchestral Audition Competition
  • This summer, many of our clarinet students attended summer music festivals including: ARIA International Summer Academy, Aspen Music Festival and School, Lift Clarinet Academy, McCall Music Society's Summerfest Orchestra, Music in the Mountains, and Prague Summer Nights.
  • UNT undergraduate and graduate clarinetist Music Education graduates have a 100% job placement rate. 

Our alumni teach in colleges and universities throughout the U.S. and perform in service bands and symphony orchestras throughout the U.S. To learn more about their accomplishments, visit the Alumni tab.


We are proud to host a wide variety of guest artists on campus. 
Past artists have included: Diane Cawein Barger (University of Nebraska-Lincoln); Chad Burrow (University of Michigan); Wesley Ferreira (Colorado State University); Ricardo Freire (University of Brasilia); Denise Gainey (University of Alabama- Burmingham); Victoria Luperi (Principal Clarinetist of the Ft. Worth Symphony Orchestra);  Johnson Machado (Federal University of Goias); Eric Mandat (Southern Illinois University); Mark Nuccio (New York Philharmonic); Jeremy Reynolds (University of Denver);  Mark Simons (McGill University, Montreal, Canada); Robert Spring (Arizona State University); Elsa and Walter Verdehr. 


We welcome high school clarinetists to join us June 26-30, 2017 for our 6th annual ClarEssentials workshop, where students have the opportunity attend and participate in masterclasses, clinics, and recitals. We are also excited to continue our ClarEssentials Middle School Workshops.  Please go HERE for more information.


Thank you for visiting, and please contact us with any questions you may have.