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, & Greg Raden.

We are tremendously proud of our students’ recent achievements:

  • The following students presented/competed at the International Clarinet Association ClarinetFest in July 2017: 
    Catherine Conlin: Finalist in ICA Orchestral Audition Competition
    Bryce Newcomer: Finalist in ICA Orchestral Audition Competition
    Tzu-Ting Wang: Finalist in ICA Orchestral Audition Competition
    Ting-Wei Chang: Semifinalist in ICA Young Artist Competition
    Sam Day: Semifinalist in ICA Young Artist Competition
    Kelsey Gallagher: Semifinalist in ICA Young Artist Competition
    Aileen Razey: Semifinalist in ICA Young Artist Competition
    Besnik Abrashi: Finalist in ICA High School Solo Competition
  • This summer, many of our clarinet students attended summer music festivals including: Atlantic Music Festival, Lift Clarinet Academy, Lucerne Festival, Henri Selmer Summer Clarinet Academy, and Cortona Sessions.
  • 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: Jeff Anderle (San Francisco Conservatory), Christopher Ayer (Stephen F. Austin State University), 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, 2018 for our 7th annual ClarEssentials workshop, where students have the opportunity attend and participate in masterclasses, clinics, and recitals.  Please click here for more information.


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