Dr. Scott McAllister

SCOTT MCALLISTER has received numerous commissions, performances, and awards throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. He has also been featured at the Aspen, Chautauqua, and The Prague/American Institute Summer Festivals. McAllister has received awards, performances, and/or commissions from ASCAP, The American Composers Orchestra, The Rascher Quartet, I Musici de Montreal, Charles Neidich, The Verdehr Trio, Jacksonville Symphony, Da Camera, The Ladislav Kubik Competition, The United States New Music Ensemble, The President's Own Marine Band, The Florida Arts Council, and The Florida Bandmaster's Association ~ More...

Dr. Edward Taylor

EDWARD TAYLOR joined the faculty of Baylor University in August 2006, having previously taught at William Paterson University and Westminster Conservatory in Princeton, New Jersey. He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Music Theory and Composition from Rutgers University where he was a student of Charles Wuorinen. Additionally, he earned a B.M. in jazz studies from the Mason Gross School of the Arts where his principal teachers included Keith Copeland (jazz drums) and Kenny Barron (jazz composition). ~ More...

Dr. Ben Johansen

BEN JOHANSEN is Audio and Digital Projects Coordinator for the Crouch Fine Arts Library, teaches Electronic Studio (MUS4203) and Introduction to Music Software (MUS1331), and managing the ARC. Johansen completed his Bachelor’s in Music Education and Master’s in Music Composition at Baylor University and Ph.D. in Music with an emphasis Composition Specializing, a specialization in Computer Media, and a minor in Installation Art from University of North Texas (UNT). E-Mail: