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Composing with My Middle School Band During Rehearsal? YES YOU CAN!

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  • The creative process of composing music has to begin somewhere in the life of a student. As a change of pace to normal rehearsals, consider using short composition exercises related to the music your ensemble is currently rehearsing to generate interest and provide practical experience in composing for your students.
  • Travis Weller (
  • 12/20/2017 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM
  • Meeting Room W180
  • Travis J. Weller is the Director of Music Education and The Symphonic Winds at Messiah College. Prior to his appointment he served as the Director of Bands at Mercer Middle-Senior High School and was an adjunct faculty member at Kent State University. A published composer of band works, he is in frequent demand for clinics, commissions, and appearances throughout the north eastern United States. He holds degrees from Kent State University (Ph.D.), Duquesne University (M.M.) and Grove City College (B.S. Mus. Ed.). In addition to his duties as composer, educator and director, he serves as the public relations chairperson for the Phi Beta Mu International Executive Board, and is a past president of the Nu Chapter of Phi Beta Mu and PMEA District 5.