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Dr. Jonathan Guist

Dr. Jonathan Guist 

Dr. Jonathan Guist
Associate Professor of Clarinet

Department of Music


DMA The Eastman School of Music
MM Baylor University
BME New Mexico State University

CV/VITAE: Guist Vitae

Classes Taught:

Applied Clarinet
Clarinet Choir
Chamber Music

Joined UTB:



Jonathan Guist is associate professor of music at the University of Texas at Brownsville, where he teaches applied clarinet, clarinet ensemble and chamber music. He holds a D.M.A. from the Eastman School of Music, an M.M. from Baylor University and a B.M.E. from New Mexico State University. Principal teachers include Kenneth Grant, Richard Shanley, and Laroy Borchert.  Dr. Guist’s previous teaching engagements have included the Eastman School of Music, Nazareth College, Baylor University, the Hochstein School of Music and Dance, and the Conservatory of Central Illinois. Dr. Guist holds the position of Co-principal Clarinet with the Valley Symphony Orchestra and also maintains a busy performance schedule as a soloist and chamber musician. Recently he has been a featured soloist with the UTB Wind Ensemble, performing Scott McAllister’s Black Dog, with additional concerto performances of works by C.M. von Weber and W.A. Mozart in Cholula and Puebla, Mexico in 2013. Conference presentations include the 2007 International Double Reed Society Conference, 2008 and 2011 College Music Society Conferences, and the 2010 Texas Music Educators Association Conference. Dr. Guist is active throughout the United States and Mexico as a clinician and adjudicator, and is a founding member of the Frontera Chamber Music Society, whose mission is to advance and promote chamber music through inspiring community performance, education and outreach.





Office Hours

Mon. & Wed. : 1:00-3:00 p.m. Friday 1:00-2:00 p.m.


Office: Eidman Hall 218
Phone: (956) 882-8808
Department: (956) 882-8247

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