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Phelps, Kurt Aaron – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Applied music faculty are expected to have the skills necessary to oversee the development of young musicians upon employment. New professors, however, likely spent the majority of their musical life on the receiving end of the teaching dynamic and may find it difficult to adjust to their new position as purveyors of information. This document…
Descriptors: Music Education, College Students, Integrated Activities, Athletics
Flanigan, Glen Patrick – ProQuest LLC, 2008
The purpose of the present research study was to examine effects of the use of SmartMusic practice software on the intonation and rhythmic accuracy of brass players' musical performances. Twenty college brass players who served as participants in the four-week study were randomly assigned to one of two practice conditions. The WSM (With…
Descriptors: Music, Intonation, Computer Software, Educational Technology
Steele, Natalie Anne – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The first purpose of this study was to describe collegiate band members' preferred teacher interpersonal behaviors and perceptions of self-efficacy based on the gender, year in college, instrument, and major. The second purpose of the study was to measure the relationship between preferences of interpersonal teacher behavior and self-efficacy…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Universities, Measures (Individuals), Private Colleges
Hafez, Krista Mary – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The repetitive nature of practice, extensive practice regimens, and competitive nature create conditions that predispose pianists for fatigue and overuse. Medical professionals agree that muscle fatigue increases the risk for injury. The purpose of this study was to identify whether a postural intervention had an effect on fatigue by quantifying…
Descriptors: Human Posture, Fatigue (Biology), Intervention, Music Education
Covington, James Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Effective pre-collegiate trumpet instruction is essential in preparing students for the first year of collegiate trumpet study. During the first year of college, students often find themselves overwhelmed with new demands and high expectations. By incorporating the teaching ideologies of American trumpet pedagogues Vincent Cichowicz, James Stamp,…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Musicians, Musical Instruments
Scheivert, Joseph Elliot – ProQuest LLC, 2018
As large and complex campus organizations, collegiate marching bands face a variety of practical issues that must be addressed by directors through clear policies and effective procedures. Extant research on these groups focuses on pedagogical matters, ensemble histories, organizational descriptive analyses, participation factors and effects, and…
Descriptors: School Policy, Musical Instruments, Social Media, Copyrights
Wendt, Kenneth Nathan – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This dissertation considers the influence of modern recording technology on trumpet pedagogy. The research specifically looks at the listening habits of students and the sources they use for concepts of sound. It is hypothesized that students are attending less live performances and using recordings as their fundamental basis for a concept of…
Descriptors: Audio Equipment, Technology Uses in Education, Music Education, Musical Instruments