Faculty Profile

Clay Couturiaux

Title
Principal Lecturer
Department
Conducting and Ensembles
College
College of Music

    

Education

DMA, University of North Texas, 2000.
Major: Performance - Orchestral Conducting
Dissertation Title: The Nightingale's Flight from Opera to Symphonic Poem: A Comparative Study of The Nightingale and The Song of the Nightingale by Igor Stravinsky
MM, University of North Texas, 1996.
Major: Performance - Orchestral Conducting
BM, University of North Texas, 1994.
Major: Performance - Violoncello

Current Scheduled Teaching*

MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2023
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2023
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2023
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2023
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2023
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2023
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2022
MULB 5172Z.511, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Fall 2022 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

MUAG 3800.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 5W1 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 5W1 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172Z.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172Z.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 8W2 2021 Syllabus
MULB 5172Z.511, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3800.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus
MUAG 6900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2021
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172Z.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1805.801, Orchestra, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3800.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MULB 5172Z.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172Z.511, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172Z.512, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 8W2 2019 Syllabus
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3800.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 5W1 2019 SPOT
MUAG 5900.701, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172Z.500, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172Z.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1805.500, Orchestra, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5900.702, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2019 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2018 SPOT
MULB 5172Z.511, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2018
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3800.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 3W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 3W1 2018 SPOT
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2018 SPOT
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2018 SPOT
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2018 SPOT
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5900.701, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2018
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5805.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2017 SPOT
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3800.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 5W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2017 SPOT
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2017 SPOT
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2016 SPOT
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2016 SPOT
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2016 SPOT
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2015 SPOT
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3800.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 5W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5900.702, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Summer 5W1 2015
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2015
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2015
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2014
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2014
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MUAG 3800.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 5W1 2014 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2014
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2014 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2014 Syllabus
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2014
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2014 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2013
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2013 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2013 Syllabus
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2013
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Fall 2013 Syllabus
MUAG 3800.001, Fundamentals of Conducting, Summer 5W1 2013 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2013
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2013 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2013 Syllabus
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2013
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2013 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2012
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2012 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2012 Syllabus
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2012
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Fall 2012 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2012
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2012 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2012 Syllabus
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2012
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2012 Syllabus
MUAG 5900.707, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2012
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2011
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2011
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2011
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2011 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2011 Syllabus
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2011
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2011 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2010
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2010 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2010 Syllabus
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2010
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Fall 2010
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2010
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2010
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2010
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2010
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2010
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2009
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2009
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2009
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Fall 2009
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Fall 2009
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2009
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2009
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2009
MUAG 5910.701, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2009
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2008
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2008
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2008
MUGC 6910.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2008
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2008
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2008
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2008
MUAG 5910.701, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2008
MUAG 6910.703, Special Problems, Spring 2008
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2007
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2007
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2007
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2007
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2007
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2007
MUAG 5900.701, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2007
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2006
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2006
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2006
MUAG 5900.702, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Fall 2006
MUAG 5900.703, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Fall 2006
MUAG 6900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2006
MUAG 6910.703, Special Problems, Fall 2006
MUAG 5910.703, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Summer 5W1 2006
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2006
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2006
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2006
MULB 5172.501, Large Ensemble: Orchestra, Spring 2006
MULB 1805.501, Orchestra, Spring 2006
MUAG 5910.704, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2006
MUAG 6910.702, Special Problems, Spring 2006
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2005
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2005
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2005
MUAG 4900.705, Special Problems, Fall 2005
MUAG 6900.705, Special Problems, Fall 2005
MUAG 5850.003, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2005
MUAG 3800.003, Fundamentals of Conducting, Spring 2005
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2005
MUAG 5910.706, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2005
MUAG 3800.002, Fundamentals of Conducting, Fall 2004
MUAG 3870.002, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2004
MUAG 4910.706, Special Problems, Fall 2004
MUAG 5900.704, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Fall 2004
MUAG 5910.704, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Fall 2004
MUAG 6910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2004
MUAG 6910.702, Special Problems, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

CD Recording - Ensemble
Couturiaux, C. J., DeRosa, R. J. (2017). DeRosa - Suite for an Anniversary (UNT Concert Orchestra/Jazz Quintet). Perseverance: The Music of Rich DeRosa at North Texas.
Couturiaux, C. J., Holt, J. H. (2011). Richard Peaslee - Nightsongs (UNT Chamber Orchestra; John Holt, flugelhorn). Trumpet Panoply - Concertos by Arutiunian, Hummel, and Tartini; Nightsongs by Richard Peaslee.
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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