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MUSC227: Beginning Strings/Orchestra and Band Techniques Spring 2021

The material listed here is designed for teaching band, as distinct from method books from which to learn how to play the instruments. Links are to the UNC Library catalog. E-books require an onyen.

Cicconi, Christopher M. Band music handbook: a catalogue of emerging band repertoire. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.     Ref.  ML128.B23 C53 2017

Cook, Gary. Teaching percussion: with videos. Enhanced 3rd ed. New York: Schirmer Books; London: Prentice Hall International, 2019.  MT655.C7 2019  

Dvorak, Thomas L., with Cynthia Crump Taggart and Peter Schmalz; edited by Bob Margolis. Best music for young band: a selective guide to the young band/young wind ensemble repertoire. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Manhattan Beach Music, 1986. Ref. ML132.B3 D9 1986  

Ely, Mark C. and Amy E. Van Deuren. Wind talk for woodwinds: a practical guide to understanding and teaching woodwind instruments. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. MT339.5.E49 2009 and E-book.

Feldman, Evan. Instrumental music education: teaching with the musical and practical in harmony. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2015. MT1.F42 2016

Guides to band masterworks: instructional designs for teaching comprehensive musicianship in rehearsal and performance. 2nd ed. Delray Beach, FL: Meredith Music, 2016. MT135.G893 G3 2016 v.1-6

Haugland, Susan L. Crowd control: classroom management and effective teaching for chorus, band, and orchestra. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Education in partnership with MENC: National Association for Music Education, 2013. MT1.H38 2013

Heddon, Debra Gordon. Threading the concept: powerful learning for the music classroom. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Education: Published in partnership with MENC, the National Association for Music Education, 2010.  MT1 .H39 2010 and E-book

Hoffman, Stewart. The band teacher’s percussion guide: insights into playing and teaching percussion. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.  MT655.H62 2017  and E-book on order

Jagow, Shelley. Teaching instrumental music: developing the complete band program. Galesville, MD: Meredith Music Publications, 2007. MT733.J34 2007

Johnson, Keith. Brass performance and pedagogy. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002.  MT418.J64 2002  

Kearns, Ronald E. Quick reference for band directors. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Education in partnership with MENC: the National Association for Music Education, 2011. MT733.K43 2011 and E-book

Kraemer, Jonathan M. and Michelle Kraemer. The new band director’s guide to success: a survival guide for new music educators.         New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.  MT733.K68 2016 and E-book

Lehr, Marjorie R. Getting started with elementary-level band. Reston, VA: Music Educators National Conference, 1998.  MT733.L435 1998

Making music in the primary school: whole class instrumental and vocal teaching. Edited by Nick Beach, Julie Evans and Gary Spruce. New York, NY: Routledge, 2011. MT3.G7 M37 2011 and E-Book

Millican, J. Si. Starting out right: beginning band pedagogy. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2012. MT733.M564 2012

Pagliaro, Michael J. The instrumental music director's guide to comprehensive program development. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.   MT170.P32 2014 and E-Book

________. The musical instrument desk reference: a guide to how band and orchestral instruments work. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2012.  ML460.P313 2012

Rehrig, William H. The Heritage encyclopedia of band music: composers and their music; edited by Paul E. Bierley. Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991-1996.  Ref. ML128.B23 R43 1991 3 vols.

Reul, David G. Getting started with middle level band. Reston, VA: MENC, 1994.  MT733.R48 1994 

Spotlight on teaching band. Reston, VA: MENC, National Association for Music Education, 2001.  MT733.S75 2001   

Strategies for teaching beginning and intermediate band: your key to implementing the national standards for music education.  Compiled and edited by Edward J. Kvet and Janet M. Tweed. Reston, VA: Music Educators National Conference, 1996.  MT733.K84 1996  

Teaching wind & percussion instruments: a course of study [developed by the MENC Task Force on Band Course of Study].  Reston, VA: Music Educators National Conference, 1991.  MT172.T4 1991 

Williams, Richard and Jeff King with Derrick Logozzo. The complete instrument reference guide for band directors. San Diego: Kjos, 2001.  MT170.W49 2001  

The wind band and its repertoire: two decades of research as published in the College Band Directors National Association journal; compiled and edited by Michael Votta. Miami, Fla.: Warner Bros., 2003. ML1300.W57 2003

The wind ensemble and its repertoire: essays on the 40th anniversary of the Eastman Wind Ensemble; edited by Frank J. Cipolla and Donald R. Hunsberger. Rochester, N.Y.: University of Rochester Press, 1994.  ML1300.W58 1994 


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