Instrumental Studies Electronic Theses and Dissertations (UMKC)
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(2016)The field of performance arts medicine is supplying musicians with alarming statistics regarding their health. Authors give statistics as high as 93% when discussing the injury rate among instrumentalists. As guitar ...
Pedagogical literature for violists: selected studies from Lillian Fuchs's 16 Fantasy Études and corresponding orchestral excerpts (2013)Few colleges and music festivals offer intensive orchestral studies programs as part of the string department curriculum, and those that do focus solely on excerpts and audition preparation. This dissertation proposes a ...
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-09-26)Very few colleges have a career-intensive program of orchestral audition preparation in their applied violin curriculum. This dissertation attempts to satisfy the need for a curriculum of audition repertoire study in the ...