Music Department


Lehman Summer Music Education Program 2014

Concert Band:
New Wind Literature for Music Educators
Fri to Tue, June 27 to July 1
8:30am to 5:30pm
Professor Alan Hollander

MSP 7680-01B (3 graduate credits, 3 hours) -or-
MST 485-01B (3 undergraduate credits, 3 hours)
Courses meet concurrently.


Course Description

MSP 7680/MST 485: New Wind Literature for Music Educators
Score reading, analysis and rehearsal techniques as applied to newly published instrumental music for school performance. This course provides educators an opportunity to survey, through critical study, discussion, and performance, a large number of new works while developing useful criteria for selecting pieces at the appropriate performance level for their varied ensembles.


Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate knowledge of new instrumental wind band music available for public school use, by major music publishers.
  • Analyze and evaluate new wind music literature for its suitability for smaller and larger ensembles at various performance levels.
  • Perform new compositions for wind band using primary and secondary instruments.
  • Use varied teaching strategies in rehearsing new compositions


Registration Information

If you are a current Lehman student, please email Darina Bejtja to obtain departmental permission.

If you are a new or returning student, please submit the Visiting Music Student Application Form to the address on the application, with a check for the appropriate admission fee only. If you are a new student, please also include an official transcript of your degree(s).

Please click here for the fee schedule.


For further information, please contact the Music Department at 718-960-8247, or email Darina Bejtja in the departmental office.



Last modified: Jun 12, 2014

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