Dr. Mike Bogle


Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Music in jazz studies, University of North Texas
  • Master of Music in jazz studies, University of North Texas
  • Doctor of Musical Arts degree, University of North Texas

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • Member, Recording Academy (the Grammys)
  • Member, American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP)
  • Member, Jazz Educators Network
  • Member, Texas Music Educators Association
  • Member, American Federation of Musicians
  • Founder, Musical Institute for Knowledge and Education, a charitable organization that provides education, outreach and support for educators, communities and students


  • 1992 - Grammy nomination for his arrangement of Chick Corea's composition Got a Match? recorded by the University of North Texas (UNT) One O’Clock Lab Band
  • 2016 - Recording Academy quarterfinalist for the Grammy Music Educator Award

Areas Taught

  • MIDI
  • Synthesis
  • Arranging
  • Orchestration
  • Composition
  • Keyboard Ensemble
  • Applied Piano

Related Professional Experience

  • Instructor of music, University of North Texas
  • Instructor of music, University of Texas at Arlington (where he earned tenure)
  • Instructor of music, McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • As a student, he performed with Tom Jones, Burt Bacharach, Diana Ross and Linda Carter
  • Performance credits include performing with Irene Cara (as musical director/arranger), Doc Severinsen, James Moody, Slide Hampton, Jaco Pastorius, Ira Sullivan, Pete Christlieb, Duffy Jackson, Bobby Caldwell, the UTA Jazz Orchestra, the University of Miami Concert Jazz Band, the UNT One O’Clock Lab Band, The Mike Bogle Trio and The Mike Bogle Orchestra
  • Recorded with many Latin music artists and organizations in Miami, including Willie Chirino and Lissette, Tania Records, Gustavo Rojas and El Grupo Chequere