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Ed Lisk


Ed Lisk

Edward S. Lisk is an internationally recognized clinician, conductor, and author. He is a graduate of Syracuse University School of Music with graduate studies at Ithaca School of Music, Syracuse University, and Oswego State University.

Mr. Lisk is an elected member (48th) of the prestigious National Band Hall of Fame for Distinguished Conductors. To be nominated for such an honor, directors have had a national impact on the American band movement throughout their career. The National Band Hall of Fame for Distinguished Conductors is housed in a magnificent facility made available by Troy University in Alabama.

He is a member of the prestigious American Bandmasters Association and in the year 2000, served as the 63rd President of this distinguished organization founded by Edwin Franko Goldman. He has an active guest-conducting schedule that includes all-state bands, honor bands, university and military bands. Mr. Lisk has served as an adjunct professor, clinician/lecturer, adjudicator, and guest conductor throughout 46 states, 5 Canadian Provinces and Australia. He is author of The Creative Director Series (Meredith Music) and a co-author of the GIA series of books, Teaching Music through Performance in Band. He is also editor of the Edwin Franko Goldman March Series (Carl Fischer).



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Ed Lisk : The Creative Director - Intangibles of Music Performance : Book : Ed Lisk :  : 073999556797 : 0962430854 : 00317003

Ed Lisk : The Creative Director - Intangibles of Music Performance

Review: With a foreword by Mark Camphouse, with the instructional techniques of teaching expression, ensemble interpretation, characteristic performance, musical identity, and the decision making process surrounding the subtle details of artistic response.

Songlist: Foreword, by Composer Mark Camphouse, Acknowledgments, Introduction, Chapter 1: The Mystery of Musical Expression, The Search for Meaning, Communication, Mind and Body Connection, The 'Eye' Has No Intelligence, Release Student Potential, Practicing, Other Factors for Consideration, Chapter 2: The Meaning of Ensemble, Inter- and Intra-personal Development, Listening and Hearing, Making Musical Decisions, To Answer or Not to Answer, Chapter 3: The Natural Laws of Musical Expression, Low Searches for High, High Searches for Low, Short Looks for Long, Style ... Characteristic ... Interpretation, 5 Steps for 'Feeling' and 'Style', Language of Articulation, Intensity, Teaching Intensity, Chapter 4: Free Form Expression, Memorization, The Grand Master Scale, The 'Key' to Improvisation, Building Chords through Scale Tones, Scale Modes and Improvisation, Chapter 5: The Space of Silence, Silence, Release or the Beginning of Silence?, Sound Moving into Infinity, Room Resonance and Decay, Tuning and Aligning Overtones, Chapter 6: Pulse, Time and Rhythm, Naturals and Hidden Pulse of Music, 3 Levels of Ensemble Pulse, Chapter 7: Conducting, Free Form Movement, Conductor's Vocabulary, Chapter 8:Coda, Sources and References, About the Author, Other Publications

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