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Roy Allen Jr., director for instrumental studies

Roy Allen Jr.

Roy Allen Jr. is the director for instrumental studies at Brookhaven College. His duties include supervising all instrumental adjunct instructors and coordinating all ensembles that use string, woodwind, brass or percussion. In addition to teaching saxophone applied lessons, music appreciation, jazz combo and chamber ensembles, Mr. Allen coordinates all music major performances in the Recital Series.

Before coming to Brookhaven College, Mr. Allen taught for 11 years at Texas A&M University Commerce as adjunct professor of saxophone. Mr. Allen has performed extensively with the Mesquite, East Texas, Garland and Las Colinas symphonies and the Waco and Dallas symphony orchestras. Mr. Allen is also a tenured member of the Dallas Wind Symphony and is on 12 recordings including an educational CD for students who are studying etudes to compete in the Texas All State Bands. As a versatile musician, Mr. Allen performed and was a composer/arranger with the Larry “T Byrd” Gordon Band for four years, performing various styles as: rock and roll, pop 40, jazz, rhythm and blues and country. Mr. Allen earned his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in music performance from Baylor University.


Primary Fields
Music Appreciation
Jazz Combo
Chamber Ensemble
Applied Saxophone
Contact Info
Building D, Room D107
972-860-4229
rxa2430@dcccd.edu