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 â€œensemble and entrainmentâ€ are but a few of the insightful topics covered by this award-winning author. Ed Liskâ€™s extensive professional career has enabled him to train many of todayâ€™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.â€ Dr. John R. Locke, Editor, the Journal of Band Research
â€œâ€¦should be required reading for the college music education major and definitely be found on every teacher’s book shelf.â€ Mark Kelly, Director of Bands Emeritus, Bowling Green State University
â€œâ€¦The Musical Mind of the Creative Director will greatly improve not only your ensembleâ€™s performance but also the way you think about music.â€
Dennis Zeisler, Director of Bands, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
â€œâ€¦ a must-read and must-have text for the truly informed wind-band scholarâ€¦â€ Richard Miles, Editor/Compiler, Teaching Music through Performance in Band Series
â€œâ€¦belongs prominently on the bookshelf of every wind band conductorâ€¦â€ Thomas E. Reynolds, Conductor Massachusetts Institute of Technology Concert Band
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