Mark Fonder

Mark Fonder

Emeritus Professor , Music Education
Faculty, School of Music

Publications

Book Publication

Patrick Conway and His Famous Band.  Lanham, MD: Meredith Music Publications.  2012

 

Monograph Publications

(all refereed monographs unless specified)

New Music Reviews, Dissertation and Book Reviews have appeared in the International Trombone Association Journal, National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors Journal and Bulletin for the Council on Research in Music Education since 1986.

“Easier Music By Karel Husa.”  Instrumentalist, March, 2011

“In Praise of Folk Songs.”  Instrumentalist, December, 2010.

Seven entries in The New American Grove’s Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd Edition.  Published in 2010.

”A Factory, A County Fair, or a Crucible?” Journal of the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles.  Volume 16, 2009.

”A Conductor’s Analysis of Brahms’s Blessed Are They.”  Instrumentalist, May, 2006.

”A Conductor’s Analysis of American Overture for Band.”  Instrumentalist, December, 2005.

“A History and Analysis of Albert Roussel’s A Glorious Day.”  Journal of Band Research.  Fall, 2005.

"The Journal of a Musician in the Era of Traveling Bands.  Instrumentalist, December,  2003

"The Haydn Variations Endure As Norman Dello Joio Turns 90: An Interpretive Analysis."  Instrumentalist, September, 2003.

"Audiences Love Theme Concerts." Instrumentalist, March 2003.

"Ostling's Criteria for Choosing Fine Music for All Ensembles."  Instrumentalist, January, 2003.

”Educational Quality vs. Artistic Quality in Band Literature: Must it be Either/Or?”  Journal of the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles.  January, 2001.

"Improving the Sound of the Band." Winds: The Journal of the British Association of Symphonic Bands and Wind Ensembles.  Autumn, 2000.

"Music of Many Cultures for Concert Band: Suggestions from the Repertoire."  The School Music News.  March, 2000.  (Nonrefereed)

"Defining and Realising Your Band's Ideal Tone."  Winds: The Journal of the British Association of Symphonic Bands and Wind Ensembles.  Autumn, 1999

"A Survey on the Impact of the Voluntary National Standards on American College and University Music Teacher Education Curricula."  Bulletin of the Council on Research in Music Education.  Spring, 1999.

"Defining and Realizing your Band's Ideal Tone."  Music Educators Journal, Nov. 1998

"A Compendium of Wind Band Analyses from Selected Periodicals."  CBDNA Journal, Spring, 1998

"Patrick Conway -- A Thumbnail Biographical Sketch."  CBDNA Journal, Fall, 1997

"William Billings - A Patriot's Life?" in Bulletin of Historical Research in Music Education, Sept. 1997

"National Standard #8 and the Band Curriculum: Some Suggestions," in NYSBDA Bandstand, Sept. 1997.  (Nonrefereed)

"A Bibliography of Doctoral Dissertations Pertaining to the Windband, 1979-1992."  Journal of Band Research, Spring, 1994

"A Walter Beeler Band Clinic," BDGuide, March/April, 1994

"How About an All-Anniversary Concert?, " BDGuide, September-October, 1992

"Patrick Conway and the Central New York Firemen Convention Band Contests," Journal of Band Research, Spring, 1992

"The Patrick Conway Military Band School 1922 - 1929," Journal of Research in Music Education, Spring, 1992

"Band Lessons By Mail - A Look at Musical Correspondence Schools in the Early Twentieth Century," Bulletin of Historical Research in Music Education, January, 1992

"Les is More - A Sentimental Journey with Les Brown," Instrumentalist, September, 1990

"Discover Your Band's (or Orchestra's) Roots!" Music Educators Journal, September, 1990

"Slip Sliding Away: A Guide to Trombone Intonation," Instrumentalist, November, 1989

"The Wisconsin School Music Associations and Their Band Contests: The Early Years," Journal of Research in Music Education, Summer, 1989

"The Holton School Band Plan," Journal of Band Research, Fall, 1988

"Early School Music in Wisconsin," Bulletin of Historical Research in Music Education, January, 1987

"The Last Wisconsin State Band Festival," Wisconsin School Musician, Feb. 1986.  (Nonrefereed)

 

Chapters/Sections of Published Books

 

"A Compendium of Wind Band Analyses from Selected Periodicals and University Research.” in The Wind Band and its Repertoire.  Compiled and edited by Michael Votta, Jr.  Warner Bros. Publications.  2003.

"Anasazi: An Analysis." in Teaching Music Through Performance in Band, Beginner Band Volume.  Richard Miles, Ed. GIA Publications.  2000.

Contributing Author to Strategies for Teaching High School Band.  Book compiled by Edward J. Kvet, Ed.  Reston, VA: MENC.  1998.

 

Published Music

Band Arrangement of "To the Stadium March" by Sam Rydberg.  TRN Publications, 2012

Band Arrangement of “The Captivator March” by Ernest S. Williams.  TRN Publications, 2011.

Band Arrangement of “A Turtle’s Retort” by Frank Bridge.  Daehn Publications, 2008.

A Glorious Day for Band by Albert Roussel, critical edition by Mark Fonder.  Hal Leonard Corp, 2006.

 

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