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    • Antigone 

      Sophocles (Wichita State University, 2013-06-06)
      Stagestruck Audio Theatre presents an audio play of Sophocles' Antigone.
    • Art and science intersect 

      Tripp, Kristen (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
      Scientists such as biologist Gunther von Hagens and medical doctor Mark Gilbert, among others, have been turning to art to create scientific sculptures whose main purposes are not only to teach to general public and science ...
    • Art within ceramic decoration 

      St. Clair, Joyce (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
      Decoration in early ceramic work stemmed from the abstraction of culturally significant symbols and motifs now serves as a record of cultural identity. Contemporarily, the role of decoration in our visual culture has been ...
    • Augmenting the instrumental music program: a case study of Mark Wood's "Electrify Your Strings" program 

      Samuel, Jeremy Charles (Wichita State University, 2018-05)
      The purpose of this research was to examine Mark Wood's "Electrify Your Strings" (EYS) program. Three research questions guided this study: 1) What is the history of the EYS program and what was the driving philosophy ...
    • Autopoiesis in contemporary Bio-Arts in Mexico and Colombia 

      Pederson, Claudia C. (Taylor & Francis Group, 2015)
      In Latin America, the convergence of art, technology, and activism, alongside the environmental impact of globalization, has led to works addressing ecological themes. While constituting a new focus of digital art practices ...
    • Bad boys and mean girls: Behavior management concerns in the music classroom 

      Iseminger, Scott K. (Wichita State University, 2014-07)
      The purpose of this study and related survey is to examine the common disruptive and aggressive behaviors exhibited by students with severe behavior and emotional disorders in the music education setting. Specific diagnoses ...
    • Bathroom manifesto 

      Gossett, Kelsy (Wichita State University, 2016-04-29)
      On April 29, 2015 a pair of shoes representing a person of the opposite gender along with stories and explanatory posters were placed in bathroom stalls in over sixty restrooms on campus. Purpose: Raise awareness of the ...
    • Beyond "pushing play": The implications of technology on music composition and performance 

      Mackey, Ryan David (Wichita State University, 2015-05)
      Some purveyors of traditional music may see the introduction of electronics and electronic instruments as stains on the grand tapestry of music; yet there are many composers and performers who have embraced the possibilities ...
    • Ceramic Art: The Ability to Transgress Time 

      Eames, Matthew (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
      Being comprised of specific minerals and earthen materials, clay has been used throughout history to create art. What distinguishes clay from any other material is its resistance to decay. Through the ceramic firing process, ...
    • Chapter 15 -- Mary Magdalene and the iconography of domesticity 

      LeZotte, Annette (E J BRILL, 2012)
      Mary Magdalene, Iconographic Studies from the Middle Ages to the Baroque examines the iconographic inventions in Magdalene imagery and the contextual factors that shaped her representation in visual art from the fourteenth ...
    • Chapter 5 -- Redefining music literacy common core to common score 

      Oare, Steve R.; Bernstorf, Elaine; Giray, Selim (Routledge, 2017)
      This book examines contemporary issues in music teaching and learning throughout the lifespan, illuminating an emerging nexus of trends shaping modern research in music education. In the past, most music learning opportunities ...
    • Class piano in the public schools 

      Anderson, Marion W. (Wichita State University, 1953-05)
      The purpose of this thesis is to investigate what has been done and what is being done concerning piano classes in the public schools, to attempt to investigate and offer possible solutions to the problems still facing ...
    • College of Fine Arts Newsletter, 2020-07 

      College of Fine Arts (2020-07)
    • Comparative pitch analysis in young children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder 

      Harbutz, Lydia (Wichita State University, 2020-05-01)
      INTRODUCTION: Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often experience delayed speech development. Current research shows that ASD is associated with atypical vocal quality. Early signs of ASD include difficulties ...
    • Comparing the effects of spoken versus sung transitions in an inclusive preschool music class 

      McGovern, Jenna Rebecca (Wichita State University, 2016-07)
      Times of transition can be challenging, no matter the age. It is important at a young age that children learn how to cope with smaller transitions so that they may learn strategies to handle larger situations later in ...
    • Contemporary problems and solutions in the field of modern percussion repertoire 

      Slater, Andrew C. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2013-05-08)
      Contemporary music presents a unique set of challenges to its performers. This is especially so for the modern percussionist. Aside from being both mentally and physically draining, the performer must convince an audience, ...
    • COVID-19 Its impact on the performing arts and its audiences 

      Miller, Rodney; Baker, Danette; MacDonald, David; Miller, Matt; Santiago, Marisa (Wichita State University, 9/25/2020)
      The disproportionate effect of COVID-19 on the events industry, of which the performing arts is a significant portion, is devastating. It was the first industry to close down and will be the last to fully open back up. ...
    • Cueing refrains in the medieval conductus 

      Caldwell, Mary Channen (Taylor & Francis, 2018-10-05)
      As lyrical refrain forms flourished beginning in the twelfth century and increased attention was paid to the mise en page of song in manuscript sources, scribes faced the dilemma of how to cue frequent repetition of poetry ...
    • Dance bands in the high school 

      Dodge, Jay Q. (Wichita State University, 1956-06)
      It is the purpose of this thesis to show the values of the dance band and how this group can be organized and conducted in such a way to be of musical significance to the high school instrumental music department. The ...
    • Developing skill in music reading 

      Holman, Carol S. (Wichita State University, 1950-05)