Dr. Steinmetz has done extensive research in percussion pedagogical methods for public school band directors. His most recent clinic at the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic centered around the culture of percussion sections in a school band program. In addition to percussion pedagogy, he has also done research on the organ music of J.S. Bach. His transcription of Prelude and Fugue in D Major for Wind Band was recently published with Murphy Music Press (2019). This was also the focus of his dissertation document at Michigan State University for the completion of the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Wind Conducting.
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EMUS 3317 - Concert Band
Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021
May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours. Same as EMUS 1317.
MUSC 3363 - Marching Band Techniques
Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
Helps develop the skills needed to administer and teach all aspects of a contemporary high school marching band. Includes drill conception and design, instruction, organization, and administration. Offered fall only.