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“Another Best Seller from Ed Lisk”

Edward S. Lisk, former OHS Director of Bands
Edward S. Lisk, former OHS Director of Bands

Meredith Music is proud to announce the upcoming publication of The Musical Mind of The Creative Director by Edward S. Lisk (ISBN 978-1-57463-160-9, $24.95) Chapters that address the connection of nuance and inflections with language and music and that expand the meaning of the words “ensemble and entrainment” are but a few of the insightful topics covered by this award-winning author. Ed Lisk’s extensive professional career has enabled him to train many of today’s leading music educators and provide materials used in schools and universities both here and abroad. The Musical Mind of the Creative Director expands his previous 8 publications creating a greater awareness of the many components that surround the beauty of musical expression.

“The writings and publications of Ed Lisk represent the very best rehearsal and performance pedagogy to be found in our profession.” Dr. John R. Locke, Editor, the Journal of Band Research

New book cover
New book cover

“…should be required reading for the college music education major and definitely be found on every teacher’s book shelf.” Mark Kelly, Director of Bands Emeritus, Bowling Green State University

“…The Musical Mind of the Creative Director will greatly improve not only your ensemble’s performance but also the way you think about music.”
Dennis Zeisler, Director of Bands, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

“… a must-read and must-have text for the truly informed wind-band scholar…” Richard Miles, Editor/Compiler, Teaching Music through Performance in Band Series

“…belongs prominently on the bookshelf of every wind band conductor…” Thomas E. Reynolds, Conductor Massachusetts Institute of Technology Concert Band

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