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Dissertations from 2017

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Re-editing Isaia Billè’s 24 Studi-Capricci Per Contrabbasso a 4 Corde to Modern Notation for Double Bass, Samuel Dahmer

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"An Alphabet of Soldiers”: Jake Heggie’s Farewell, Auschwitz, Lori Jo Guy

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The Idiosyncratic Language of Brazilian Music: Strategies for Performing Villa-Lobos Choros No. 10, Dennis Paz Leoni

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The Influences of the French Flute School on Brazilian Flute Pedagogy, Fabiana Magrinelli Rocha Dahmer

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Villa-Lobos's Compositional Techniques and Treatment of Folk Melodies in Cirandas for Piano, Gustavo Schafaschek

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Taiwanese Traditional Musical Idioms Meet Western Music Composition: An Analytical and Pedagogical Approach to Solo Piano Works by Tyzen Hsiao, Yi-Chuan Tsai

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Beijing Opera Elements in Qigang Chen’s Piano Concerto Er Huang, Funa Wang

Dissertations from 2016

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Character Interpretation in Poulenc's La Voix Humaine: A Performer's Guide, Stefanie Nicole Anduri

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Behavioral and Environmental Analysis of Self-Reported Dysphonic and Non-Dysphonic High School Music Teachers, Emily Pence Brown

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Exploring Three Colombian-Andean Folk Style (Danza, Pasillo, and Bambuco): An Analysis and Arrangement of Three Colombian Pieces for Flute and Piano, Jesus Castro Turriago

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An Annotated Bibliography and Performance Commentary of the Works for Concert Band and Wind Orchestra by Composers Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Music 1993-2015, and a List of Their Works for Chamber Wind Ensemble, Stephen Andrew Hunter

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A Discussion of Shiguang Cui’s Piano Concerto No. 2, Focusing on a Stylistic Analysis and Traditional Chinese Musical Elements, Yuting Ji

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Student Perspectives on the Music-Learning Culture in a Competitive High School Music Program in the United States, Jeremy Scott Kellett

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A Quantitative Analysis of the Relationship Between K–12 Music Educators and Collegiate Music Education Researchers and Instructors: Is There a Disconnect?, Meghan Kilpatrick Sheehy

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Choral Theatre, Albert Joseph Wolfe Jr.

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A Reception History and Conductor’s Guide to William Grant Still’s ...And They Lynched Him on a Tree, Harlan Zackery Jr.

Dissertations from 2015

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Musical Portrayals of Death in Mussorgsky’s Songs and Dances of Death, Graham Michael Anduri

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First Critical Performing Edition of the Zarzuela Maria la O, by Ernesto Lecuona, Orchestrated by Felix Guerrero, Ivan A. del Prado

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A Jamaican Voice: The Choral Music of Noel Dexter, Desmond A. Moulton

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Psappha by Iannis Xenakis: Developing Multiple Percussion Literacy, Owen Phillip Rockwell

Dissertations from 2014

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British Brass Band Contest Pieces: A Study in Transcriptions for the American Wind Band Repertoire, Jonathan James Helmick

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The Application of Contemporary Double Bass Left Hand Techniques Applied in the Orchestra Repertoire, Eric Hilgenstieler

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A Conducting Student's Guide to the Solving and Execution of Major Gestural Issues in Beethoven's First Eight Symphonies, Nathanael Thomas Lambert

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Blue Mountain: A Chamber Opera for Winds and Voices by Justin Dello Joio: A Unique Contribution for Wind Band Literature, Armando Saldarini

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A Document in Death and Madness: A Cultural and Interdisciplinary Study of Nineteenth-Century Art Song Settings on the Death of Opelia, Jennifer Leigh Tipton

Dissertations from 2013

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Performing Jonathan Newman's "Symphony No. 1: My Hands Are A City", Joseph Corey Francis

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Adapting J.S. Bach's Solo Violin Sonatas and Partitas for the Marimba: Broken Chord and Arpeggio Performance Practices, Jason Eugene Mathena

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An Examination of the Requirements and Preparation Required forTubists Desiring a Career in the Military, with Emphasis on Premier Band Auditions, Patrick Charles Rettger

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The Published Choral Folk Songs of Cyrillus Kreek, Estonian Nationalist, Jonathan Patrick Rodgers

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A Pedagogical Guide to Roberto Carpio's Music for Solo Piano, Pablo Ernesto Sotomayor Kamiyama

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A Stylistic Analysis and Performance Guide for James Sclater's "Variations and Toccata on a Theme by Paganini", David Michael Ward

Dissertations from 2012

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An Analysis and an Historical Contextualization of Frank Ticheli’s “Cajun Folk Songs”, Jody Anthony Besse

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Werner Jaegerhuber's “Messe Folklorique Haitïenne”: A Conductor's Guide, Lauren Michelle Brandon Lindsey

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An Introductory Guide to Vibraphone: Four Idiomatic Practices and a Survey of Pedagogical Material and Solo Literature, Brian Scott Cheesman

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Extended Techniques and Electronic Enhancements: A Study of Works by Ian Clarke, Christopher Leigh Davis

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Interpretations of Student Engagement in the Context of the Orff Schulwerk Music Classroom at the DuBard School for Language Disorders, Anna Rebecca Bondurant Halliday

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The Spirit of Triumph, James Anderson DePreist: The Life, Career and Music of an American Conductor, Darryl Eric Harris Sr.

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A Performer’s Guide to Six Song Cycles Composed Between 1959 and 2010 by Mississippi Composers, Sarah Hogrefe Mabary

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WJ Julian: His Life and Career with Emphasis on His Tenure as Director of Bands at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1961 to 1993, John Tilford Martin

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A Conductor’s Guide to the Poetic and Musical Style of the Cante Jondo Based on the Work of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Romancero Gitano, Op.152, for Choir and Guitar with Selected Poems of Federico Garcia Lorca’s Poema del Cante Jondo, Elsa Patricia Ramierz-Hacker

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A Pedagogical Guide and Argument for Using the Harmonic Series in Teaching Beginning and Intermediate Level Horn Students, Patrick James Richards

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What Makes Finzi Finzi? The Convergence of Style and Struggle in the Life of Gerald Finzi and in His Set Before and After Summer, op. 16, Trevor Dangerfield Smith

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Joseph Kreines: A Biographical Sketch, an Analysis of American Song Set for Band and a Descriptive Catalogue of His Original Compositions and Transcriptions for Wind Band, Paul Eugene Weikle Jr.

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Adult Community Bands and Personality Type as Defined By the Myers-Briggs: A Study of the Personality Types and Music Participation Preferences of Adult Musicians, Daniel Charles Welborn

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A Model of an Effective Approach to Studio Voice at the Undergraduate Level: The Vocal Method of Dr. Raquel Cortina, Kathleen Gorman Westfall

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The Life and Music of Brian Israel with an Emphasis on His Music for Saxophone, David James Wozniak

Dissertations from 2011

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The Life and Selected Piano Works of David Burge, Mary Chung

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A Century of Singing: 100 Years of Choral Music at The University of Southern Mississippi, John Howard

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Retention of Music Teachers Working with High Concentrations of At-Risk Students in Metro Atlanta Schools: A Qualitative Case Study, Theron Roy Petway III

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Two Lecture Recitals of Percussion Music: "Notation for Stroke-Type Analyses" and "Tabla and Indian Musical Concepts in Modern Drum Set Performance", David Robert Whitman

Dissertations from 2010

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Presenting Jamaican Folk Songs on the Art Music Stage: Social History and Artistic Decisions, Byron Gordon Johnson

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An Analysis of the Career and Solo Style of Jazz Trombonist Carl Fontana, John Wesley Parker

Dissertations from 2009

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Leo Brouwer's Estudios Sencillos for Guitar: Afro-Cuban Elements and Pedagogical Devices, Carlos Isaac Castilla Penaranda

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Comparative Analysis of Representative Marimba Works by Nebojsa Jo Van Zivkovic, Jefferson Lavelle Grant III

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A Comparative Analysis of Roman Palester's "Concertino Pour Saxophone Alto et Orchestre a Cordes", Brian Donald Kauth

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A Comparative Analysis of Roman Palester's Concertino Pour Saxophone Alto Et Orchestre A Cordes, Brian Donald Kauth

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A Performance Project with an Historical and Analytical Perspective on the Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra, Op. 31 by Peter Jona Korn, Brian Sanford Ransom

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The Music of Jerry Sieg: A Descriptive Catalogue of His Piano Music and an Analysis of the Five Miniatures for Piano, Nuria Mariela Royas

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Does Change in Timbre Alter Stereotypy Movements Exhibited by Three Persons with Diagnoses of Mental Retardation and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Three Case Studies, Kathy Wade Webb

Dissertations from 2008

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The Efficacy of SmartMusic® Assessment as a Teaching and Learning Tool, Michael William Buck

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An Analytical Conductor's Guide to the SATB A Capella Works of Arvo Part, Kimberly Anne Cargile

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Instrumental Tango Idioms in the Symphonic Works and Orchestral Arrangements of Astor Piazzolla. Performance and Notational Problems: A Conductor's Perspective, Alejandro Marcelo Drago

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A Comparison of Two Distinctive Jazz Trombone Artists, David Steinmeyer and Curtis Fuller, Eddie Lee Elsey Jr.

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A Comparative Analysis of Poetic Structure as the Primary Determinant of Musical Form in Selected A Cappella Choral Works of Gerald Finzi and Benjamin Britten, Andrew Malcolm Jensen

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Four Twentieth-Century Mass Ordinary Settings Surveyed Using the Dictates of the Motu Proprio of 1903 as a Stylistic Guide, Jonathan Candler Kilgore

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Coincidence Theory: Seeking a Perceptual Preference for Just Intonation, Equal Temperament, and Pythagorean Intonation in Excerpts for Wind Instruments, Derle Ray Long

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A Performer's Analysis of Eric Ewazen's Sonata for Trumpet and Piano, Joseph Daniel McNally III

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Jack Stamp: A Biographical Sketch and Analysis of Symphony No. 1 - "In Memoriam David Diamond", Dawn Anna Perry

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A History of the Tara Winds Community Band, Jonesboro, Georgia, 1988-2008, Myra King Rhoden

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Luigi Zaninelli: Rehearsing, Performing, and Conducting Selected Works 2005-2008, James Ernest Standland

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Fantasy Variations on George Gershwin's Prelude II for Piano: An Analysis and Conductor's Guide, Brian Stevon Taylor

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A Stylistic Analysis of Six Pieces for Solo Piano by Rodion Shchedrin and a Stylistic Analysis of Trespreludiosa Modo de Toccata, Dos Danzas Cubanas, and Estudio de Contrastes by Harold Gramatges, Amanda Virelles del Valle

Dissertations from 2007

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A Performance Project For Saxophone Orchestra Consisting of Five Performance Editions From the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern Eras, Marcus Daniel Ballard

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A Performance Project for Saxophone Orchestra Consisting of Five Performance Editions From the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern Eras, Mary Elizabeth Everett

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A Historical and Pedagogical Guide To Alan Shulman's "Theme and Variations" (1940) For Viola and Piano With an Introduction To "Variations" (1984) For Viola, Harp, And Strings, Paula Mary Krupiczewicz

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H. Leslie Adams' "Nightsongs": Poetry, Music, and Performance, Allanda Constantina Small

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A Study of Selected Characteristics of Mississippi High School Bands and Band Festival Ratings, Kara Elizabeth Washington

Dissertations from 2006

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Trends in Historic and Modern Performance Practice For the Trumpet In Richard Wagner’s Der Ring Des Nibelungen, Michael Ryan Ellzey

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Effects of Interpretive Gestures On Adjudicators' Rating of Solo Vocal Performances, Douglas Rudolph Gatlin II

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Teaching Music Theory In the Traditional Wind Band Rehearsal: A Rationale, Survey of Materials, and Recommendations, Eric Lynn Harris

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Martin Ellerby: A Biographical Sketch of the Composer and Descriptive Analysis of Paris Sketches and Symphony For Winds, Jeffrey Cliff Mathews

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A Conductor’s Guide to Wind Instrument Deficiencies: A Practical Addendum to the Undergraduate Conducting Text, Donald Bradley Snow

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An Overview of Gerald R. Prescott’s 1935 “The Prescott Technic System” With Recommendations for a Contemporary Edition, Carson Lee Vermillion

Dissertations from 2005

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The Works For Guitar and Orchestra of Federico Moreno-Torroba and Performing Edition of "Romancillos" For Guitar and Orchestra, Michael Alan Boyd

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A Door to Extended Techniques: Five Analyses and Composer Interviews From the National Flute Association's High School Soloist Competition, Ronda Benson Ford

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A Survey of the Choral Music of John Cheetham Including a Conductor's Guide for Performing His "Gloria", Christopher Anthony Shelt

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The Saxophone Music of Karl Heinrich David, David Andrew Wright

Dissertations from 2004

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The Influence of the Orient On the Later Vocal Works of Charles T. Griffes: "Five Poems of Ancient China and Japan" and "Three Javanese Songs", Iwao Asakura

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A Stylistic Analysis of the Fourth Piano Suite, "Memories of Childhood" By Jun-Pok Lee, Sunhee Beak

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The "Golden Age" of Euphonium Playing c. 1880--1930, Gretchen Renae Bowles

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Songs of Tennyson (1982), "Life Cycles" (1988) and The Serenade Op. 31 (1943). A Comparative Analysis of Compositional Style and Performance Considerations, Crystal Swepson Britton

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The Players, Performance Practices, and Traditions of the New York Philharmonic Horn Section Since 1928, Valerie S. Fuller

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Relationships Among Personality Types, Timbre Preferences, and Choice of Instrument by Beginning Band Students In Selected Schools In Southern Mississippi, Milton Leander Hudson

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John Williams' "The Five Sacred Trees Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra": A Pedagogical Approach to Developing Technique Through Literature, John Michael Lopinto

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The Effects of "Music Play" Instruction On Language Behaviors Of Children With Developmental Disabilities, Ages Three To Six, Lorrie Steen Stringer

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Developing a Computer Database That Will Determine the Suitability of Band Compositions For Specific School Bands, John Samuel Stroube

Dissertations from 2003

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The Effects of Sequential Composition Experiences On the Music Aptitude and Composition Creativity of Selected Korean Third-Grade Students In General Music Classes, Kyung Soon Chang

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The Assimilation of Musical Styles In Michael Colgrass' "Urban Requiem", Paul David Garcia

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Luigi Zaninelli's "Aria Festiva" From Four Perspectives: The Composer, Virtuoso Soloist, Conductor, and Analyst, Leland Neville Kornegay

Dissertations from 2002

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James Sclater's Style In Three Song Cycles: "Four Songs On Texts of Emily Dickinson", "Kinderscenen", and "ERA-tic Behavior", Nellie Juanita Cook Adams