Music Department


Lehman Summer Music Education Program 2014

New Jazz Literature for Music Educators
Mon to Fri, July 14 to 18
8:30am to 5:30pm
Professor Allan Molnar

MSP 7700-01B (3 graduate credits, 3 hours) -or-
MST 485-03B (3 undergraduate credits, 3 hours)
Courses meet concurrently.


Course Description

MSP 7700-01B/MST 485-03B: New Jazz Literature for Music Educators
Score reading, analysis and rehearsal techniques as applied to newly published instrumental jazz music for school performance. This course provides educators an opportunity to survey, through critical study, discussion, and performance, a large number of new works while developing useful criteria for selecting pieces at the appropriate performance level for their varied ensembles.


Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the new instrumental jazz music by major music publishers.
  • Determine the suitability of new instrumental jazz music for various performance levels.
  • Prepare scores and parts for performance.
  • Rehearse, conduct, and perform selections from the new instrumental jazz literature.


Registration Information

If you are a current Lehman student, please email Darina Bejtja to obtain departmental permission.

If you are a new or returning student, please submit the Visiting Music Student Application Form to the address on the application, with a check for the appropriate admission fee only. If you are a new student, please also include an official transcript of your degree(s).

Please click here for the fee schedule.


For further information, please contact the Music Department at 718-960-8247, or email Darina Bejtja in the departmental office.



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