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Rhythms: Music At The University Of Northern Iowa, V32, Fall 2013, University Of Northern Iowa. School Of Music. Oct 2013

Rhythms: Music At The University Of Northern Iowa, V32, Fall 2013, University Of Northern Iowa. School Of Music.

Rhythms: Music at the University of Northern Iowa

In This Issue:
-- From the Director ••• 3
-- UNI Welcomes President Ruud ••• 6
-- Sean Botkin performs in Italy ••• 6
-- John Hines performs at Carnegie Hall ••• 6
-- Jazz Band One Tours Thailand ••• 7
-- Music Education at UNI ••• 7
-- Percussion Department Update ••• 8
-- New Faculty ••• 9
-- Scholarship Benefit Concert ••• 10
-- Community Outreach ••• 12
-- Faculty Spotlight ••• 13
-- Celebrating Tom Barry's Retirement ••• 14
-- Student Awards and Honors ••• 14
-- Guest Artists 2013-14 ••• 16
-- Faculty News and Activities ••• 19
-- Emeritus Faculty News ••• 21
-- Alumni News and Updates ••• 22
-- Alumni Spotlight ••• 24
-- Donor Spotlight ••• 25


Competition And Extrinsic Motivation In The Band Classroom: A Review Of Literature And Suggestions For Educational Practice, Stephanie Kay Opsal Jan 2013

Competition And Extrinsic Motivation In The Band Classroom: A Review Of Literature And Suggestions For Educational Practice, Stephanie Kay Opsal

Honors Program Theses

Public school bands teach students valuable artistic expression as they work together to learn and perform music in instrumental ensembles. Music educators who claim this purpose need to sustain student interest and involvement in band to continue the art form, because band is an elective course in which students join voluntarily. Factors that motivate students to participate in band include the intrinsic desire for music and the extrinsic stimuli for participation, including a large emphasis on competitions.