|The Effect of Focal Task-Specific Embouchure Dystonia upon Brass Musicians: A Literature Review and Case Study
||To promote awareness and understanding among brass musicians of focal task-specific embouchure dystonia (FTSED)--a misunderstood and debilitating occupational disorder--a comprehensive review of literature from prominent medical, scientific, and musi...
|Forty-two counterparts for Vladislav Blazhevich "70 Studies for BBb Tuba Vol. I"
||The purpose of this project was to write duet counterparts for Vladislav Blazhevich's etude book, 70 Studies for BBb Tuba and to establish a desire for these duets among college applied-tuba teachers. A short biography of Blazhevich and history of hi...
|A performance edition of Five works by William Grant Still (1895-1978): brass quintet arrangements of Memphis man, Bayou home, Mississippi, Elegy, and All that I am
||William Grant Still (1895-1978) was one of the most prolific African-American composers of the 20th Century. In fact during his career, Still composed over 150 musical works. He was the first African-American to conduct a major American symphony orch...
|An annotated bibliography of works for solo marimba and electronics published from 1978-2012
||The purpose of this study was to create an annotated bibliography of works for solo marimba and electronics published from 1978-2012. Thirty-four compositions were included in the annotated bibliography. For inclusion in this study, works met criteri...
|The purposes of tubists universal brotherhood association: development, literature, performance, and pedagogy 1973-2012
||The purpose of this project was to document the purposes of Tubists Universal Brotherhood Association, currently known as the International Tuba Euphonium Association, from 1973-2012, and to analyze the effectiveness of the organization in fulfilling...