lecturer with the Allen Philharmonic Orchestra (Texas) during its 2010-2011 season.
Alan McClung served as a 2010 guest conductor for an 85-voice adult choir, for the Presbyterian Association of Musicians at Mo Ranch in Hunt, TX and also presented a 2010 Choral In-Service for Middle School and Sight-Singing for the Olathe, Kansas School System. He also was recognized at the 2010 UNT Honors Ceremony as an influential professor.
Debbie Rohwer serves as chair of the national Adult and Community Music Education Special Research Interest Group. She hosted an internationally- attended Lifelong Learning Conference at UNT in 2009 at which she presented, and her senior citizen band, New Horizons, performed.
Don Taylor presented papers at several national venues, including the Society for Music Teacher Education Symposium on Music Education, Music and Lifelong Learning Conference, and the 2009 QMUE Symposium examining LGBT Studies in Music Education. Publications include an article in Texas Music Education Research and a collection of pieces for children’s voices and Orff instruments published by Alfred. In addition, Dr. Taylor received the Outstanding Alumnus Award from his undergraduate alma mater, the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Gene Cho coauthored the book Passage to Music Literacy: A Syllabus for Aural Skills with Laila K. O’Sullivan for theory pedagogues with the Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.
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Steven Friedson’s Remains of Ritual, the second book in a planned trilogy about his musical experience in African ritual, was published by the University of Chicago Press. This book focuses on the Brekete/Gorovodu religion and the different aspects of Ewe ritual life and its musicality, including dance and possession, drumming, and chanted calls to prayer.
Timothy Jackson edited a collection of articles titled Sibelius in the Old and New World: Aspects of His Music, Its Interpretation, and Reception which was published by the Peter Lang Publishing Group, and includes Jackson’s article, “Sibelius the Political.” He also published “Punctus contra punctus - a Counterpoint of Schenkerian and Weissian Analysis and Hans Weisse’s Counterpoint Studies with Heinrich Schenker” in the Journal of Schenkerian Studies, volume 4.
Laila Kteily-O’Sullivan had her book Fluent with Fundamentals: A Practice Manual for Proficiency in College Level Musicianship focusing on theory pedagogy, published by Cengage publications.
Margaret Notley had her paper “Questions of Lateness and the Opening Allegro of Brahms’s E-Flat Clarinet Sonata” published in the conference proceedings from the
Internationales musikwissenschaftliches Symposium commemorating the 175th birth anniversary of Brahms. She also published “1934, Alban Berg, and the Shadow of Politics: Documents of a Troubled Year,” in Alban Berg and His World by Princeton University Press.
Thomas Sovík was nominated for the International Education Committee (IEC) Citation for Distinguished Service to International Education. Nominations recognize a record of distinguished and meritorious service to international education at UNT.
Richard Croft made his debut in the
famed Teatro alla Scala (La Scala) in the title role of Idomeneo under the baton of Myung- Whun Chung and sang at the Opéra Royal in the Château de Versailles in France which reopened after renovations. In addition to these momentous events, his recording of Idomeneo for the Harmonia Mundi label with René Jacobs and the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra was named Opera CD of the Year by the German magazine Opernwelt and received the Editor’s Choice Award from Gramophone magazine.
Jennifer Lane recorded rare cantatas and arias of Handel with the UNT Collegium under the direction of Lyle Nordstrom. The CD was released by Magnatune and all proceeds go to the Early Music program in the College of Music.