College of Liberal Arts
UT Arlington Music
UT Arlington Music Department

Dr. Carol Jessup

Associate Professor
Area: Music Education

Phone: 817-272-2438
Office Location: FA 366
Degree(s): D.M.A. University of Michigan, M.M. Michigan State University, B.M. Texas Tech University, B.F.A. University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Mentis Profile:

Carol Jessup is Associate Professor of Music at the University of Texas at Arlington. She received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in music performance from The University of Michigan where she studied with professors John Mohler and David Shifrin. She is a graduate of Texas Tech University and Michigan State University, and is a student of Keith McCarty and Dr. Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr.

Dr. Jessup’s performances include Alice Tully Hall, New York City, and performing as principal clarinet with the Mozarteum Orchestra, Salzburg, Austria. She is nationally known for her extensive work as soloist/clinician, and has appeared as a guest artist at the International Clarinet Symposium, ClarinetFest ’96, ’97, ’03, and ’08, the University of British Columbia (Vancouver), Arizona State University (Tempe), the University of Utah (Salt Lake City), Texas Tech University (Lubbock), the Mid-West National Band and Orchestra Clinic (Chicago), Mid-East Instrumental Music Conference (Pittsburg), Midwestern Conference, Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (Ann Arbor), Montana State Music Conference (Missoula), the Southern Instrumental Conductors Conference (Hattiesburg), Texas Music Educators Association and Texas Bandmasters Association conventions (San Antonio), and the renowned Interlochen National Arts Camp (Interlochen, MI). Dr. Jessup has had a number of articles on clarinet performance and pedagogy published in recognized journals including the School Band and Orchestra, The Instrumentalist, Southwestern Musician, The School Musician, and with Southern Music Company. Her comprehensive book, Playing and Teaching the Clarinet, published by RBC Music, San Antonio has been highly acclaimed and enthusiastically received.