Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

MUED 6529 Wind Band Lit & History

Prerequisite: Admission to the MMEd program. This course will include an in-depth study into a select number of core works in the wind band repertoire. Furthermore, students will review and create lists of quality works in various grade levels that can immediately be taken back to their classrooms. Additionally, the course will include a survey into the history of bands from medieval tower ensembles to contemporary symphonic bands and wind ensembles. Students will be able to use this historical knowledge to improve their score preparation, rehearsal planning, and teaching.