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Associate Professor Featured in International Festival

  Dr. Ames Asbell, Associate Professor of Viola, was a featured artist during the 5th International Viola Forum, hosted by the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznan, Poland, from April 10th-14th. The forum was held in a virtual format this year due to the pandemic; Dr. Asbell presented a solo viola recital (“Neo-Baroque […]

Dr. Alec D. Scherer, Assistant Professor of Music Education, was part of a research team that recently published “Effects of Preconducting and Conducting Behaviors on Collegiate Musicians’ Evaluations of Conductor Competence” in issue 228 of the Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education. The article was co-authored with Joshua R. B...

Lecturer of Music Theory is Published by Society for Music Theory

Dr. Jose Garza, Jr., Lecturer in the School of Music, had his article “Transcending Time (Feels): Riff Types, Timekeeping Cymbals, and Time Feels in Contemporary Metal Music” published in Music Theory Online Volume 27 Number 1, March 2021. Music Theory Online is a peer-reviewed journal of the Society for Music Theory, a prominent theory organiza...

Associate Professor Featured in Viola Festival

On March 26, Dr. Ames Asbell, Associate Professor of Viola, was a featured artist at the University of Southern Mississippi Viola Festival, where she presented a masterclass on works of Hindemith and Brahms. She will also present a masterclass for the University of Southern Mississippi Suzuki Stings program in April.

Lecturer Publishes Statistically Significant Article

Lecturer Jordan Stern‘s research article “Correlations between socioeconomic status and scores at a marching band contest” is now available in print and online in the Journal of Band Research. In this study, Stern examined whether a correlation existed between the socioeconomic status (SES) of a school, based on the percentage of students at the...