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Brody, James Associate Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Professor Brody‚Äôs main areas of interest include Alexander Technique, oboe, and study/teaching of Rock-era music. Recent research includes a study of the popular music of the Viet Nam era. Professor Brody teaches oboe and performance as an orchestral, chamber and solo performer; he has special interests in music of the Baroque period, popular music of the Rock Era (roughly 1950-present), and music listening and discrimination skills for the non-music major. He continues to study Alexander Technique and other somatic methods to enrich his musician wellness work.

keywords

  • Alexander Technique, Body Mapping, special expertise with musicians, Development of College of Music Wellness Program. Oboe performance, Chamber Music, Baroque Performance Practice, Rock Era Music (author), Music listening and discrimination skills

Publications

selected publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • MUSC 2608 - Alexander Technique
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Investigates the discoveries and writings of F. M. Alexander regarding kinesthetic perception, physical coordination and mind-body awareness. Applies these contexts to specific musical activities. Same as MUSC 5608.
  • MUSC 4608 - Advanced Studies in the Alexander Technique
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Continues investigation of the benefits of Alexander's principles regarding mind-body awareness begun in MUSC 2608. Increased emphasis on utilizing principles in specialized activity. Analysis and research regarding musical activities. May be repeated up to 2 total credit hours. Same as MUSC 5808.
  • MUSC 5608 - Graduate Studies in the Alexander Technique
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Investigates the discoveries and writings of F. M. Alexander regarding kinesthetic perception, physical coordination and mind-body awareness. Applies these contexts to specific musical activities. Analysis and research regarding Alexander's principles. Same as MUSC 2608.
  • MUSC 5808 - Advanced Studies in the Alexander Technique
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Continues investigation of the benefits of Alexander's principles regarding mind-body awareness begun in MUSC 5608. Increased emphasis on utilizing principles in specialized activity. Analysis and research regarding musical activities. May be repeated up to 2 total credit hours. Same as MUSC 4608.
  • PMUS 1606 - Oboe
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
  • PMUS 2606 - Oboe
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
  • PMUS 3606 - Oboe
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
  • PMUS 4606 - Oboe
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
  • PMUS 5606 - Oboe
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
  • PMUS 6606 - Oboe
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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