Date of Award

Spring 2021

Document Type

Project Open Access

Degree Name

Master of Music (MM)


Music conducting

First Advisor

Dr. James Colonna


Program notes include:

  • Festive Overture, Op. 96 (1947) - Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975); trans. Donald Hunsberger
  • Incidental Suite (1966) - Claude T. Smith (1932-1987)
  • Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral (1850) - Richard Wagner (1813-1883); arr. John R. Bourgeois
  • Chorale and Shaker Dance (1972) - John Zdechlik (1937-2020)
  • First Suite in Eb for Military Band, Op. 28 No. 1 (1909) - Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
  • Alleluia! Laudamus Te (1973) - Alfred Reed (1921-2005)


This submission is part of MUAP 621 - Recital: Wind. This culminating experience in the applied wind conducting area offers the student the opportunity to showcase the skills developed over the course of the degree program. The 45-60 minute compilation of public performances will display requisite knowledge in the areas of advanced wind band conducting, score preparation, and high levels of musicianship. Program notes that emphasize the use of scholarship will be submitted as part of the recital requirement.

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