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Selection of Literature... Dilemma or Opportunity?

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  • How to better select literature to fill the skill and cognitive development needs of students while creating interesting programs and assuring "goodness of fit" to match the musical and skill abilities of the ensemble.
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  • Kenneth Edward Williams is a member of the instrumental music faculty of the LaVilla School of the Arts, Jacksonville, Florida. He holds a BA and MA from The University of South Florida, and a Ph.D. in Music Education from The Florida State University. Williams has just completed his 36th year as a teacher of music. He has conducted both bands and orchestras at the middle school, high school, university, and professional level. He has served on the faculty of The Florida State University and The University of Texas at San Antonio, where he was Chair of Music Education and conductor of the UTSA Symphonic Band. Articles by Williams can be found in the Florida Music Director magazine, the Glaesel/Selmer News Letter, the Band World magazine, the National Band Association Journal, and the Music Educators Journal. He is active as a conductor, clinician, and adjudicator.