For twenty years, Eugene Corporon, renowned conductor, recording artist, and music educator, has shown generations of band directors not only how to transform the performance of individual ensemble members and the sound of an ensemble, but also how the participants and audience listen to and perceive a musical work.
Now, Corporon’s celebrated insights published in each edition of the iconic Teaching Music through Performance in Band series are collected in a single volume, making Explorations, Discoveries, Inventions, and Designs in the Know Where a must-have resource for music educators who want to grow their skills as teacher, communicator, musician, and inspiration to students. Included are chapters on “Making an Emotional Connection” (Volume 3), “Historical Highlights of the Wind Band” (Volumes 6 and 7), “Principles for Achievement, Enhancing Musicianship, and Valued Colleagues” (Volume 8), and much more.
Corporon’s complete discography—updated for this volume—is included, as well as a chronological listing of his doctoral and master’s students, and an invaluable bibliography. Of special note is the inclusion of his chapter in the forthcoming Volume 11 of the iconic Teaching Music through Performance in Band series.