Wind Talk for Brass: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching Brass Instruments (Paperback)

Wind Talk for Brass: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching Brass Instruments By Mark C. Ely, Amy E. Van Deuren Cover Image

Wind Talk for Brass: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching Brass Instruments (Paperback)

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Wind Talk for Brass provides instrumental music teachers, practitioners, and students with a handy, easy-to-use pedagogical resource for brass instruments found in school instrumental programs. With thorough coverage of the most common brass instruments - trumpet, horn, trombone, baritone/euphonium, and tuba/sousaphone - the book offers the most topical and information necessary for effective teaching. This includes terminology, topics, and concepts associated with each specific instrument, along with teaching suggestions that can be applied in the classroom. Be sure to look to the back of the book for a "Practical Tips" section, which discusses common technical faults and corrections, common problems with sound (as well as their causes and solutions to them), fingering charts, literature lists (study materials, method books, and solos), as well as a list of additional resources relevant to teaching brass instruments (articles, websites, audio recordings). Without question, Wind Talk for Brass stands alone as an invaluable resource for woodwinds

Mark C. Ely, Ph.D. is Professor of Music Education and Saxophone at the University of Utah. Dr. Ely holds a Master of Music Degree in saxophone performance from Western Michigan University and a Ph.D. in Music Education from The Ohio State University. He currently teaches courses in music education and wind methods at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Amy E. Van Deuren holds a J.D. from the S.J. Quinney Law School in Salt Lake City, Utah, a Master's degree in Music Education from the University of Utah, and an undergraduate degree in Music Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ms. Van Deuren taught high school and middle school instrumental music in the Salt Lake City area and continues to be involved in music and music education as a private teacher and performer. She has presented at state music education conferences and has published several articles in music education and law journals.
Product Details ISBN: 9780195329247
ISBN-10: 0195329244
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: August 20th, 2009
Pages: 552
Language: English