by Edward S. Lisk


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The Musical Mind Of The Creative Director

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 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
The Journal of Band Research

“…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

“Ed Lisk is singularly one of the most remarkable pedagogical minds in our profession today.”
Paula A. Crider
Director Emeritus
University of Texas Band, Austin, TX

“….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
Teaching Music through Performance in Band Series

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