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Deborah Sheldon

Dr. Deborah Confredo

Professor

Departments:

Music Education

Contact:

deborah.confredo@temple.edu

215-204-8649

 

    • B.S., Mansfield University
      M.Ed., The Pennsylvania State University
      Ph.D., The Florida State University

      Deborah Confredo (formerly Sheldon) is Professor Music Education in the Boyer College of Music and Dance. Confredo's specialties include instrumental rehearsal techniques and teaching methods, assessment, research, music psychology, cognitive-behavioral techniques, conducting, wind band literature, and systematic observation. Confredo has taught elementary and secondary instrumental music in Pennsylvania and New York. Her numerous articles in music education, pedagogy, and research are published in journals such as the Journal for Research in Music Education, Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education (CRME), Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, Journal for Music Teacher Education, Journal of Music Therapy, Music Educators Journal, Journal of Band Research, The Instrumentalist, and Contributions to Music Education, as well as in several state music education journals. A past editor of the Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, Confredo has also served multiple terms as an editorial board member for that journal as well as the Journal of Research in Music Education, as is currently an editorial board member for Education.

      She has co-authored the texts The Complete Woodwind Instructor: A Guidebook for the Music Educator and Lessons in Performance (FJH), and is editor of Superior Bands in Sixteen Weeks, and Chorales and Rhythmic Etudes for Superior Bands. She is an instrumental editor, arranger, author, and consultant for the FJH Music Company and lead author for the FJH publication Measures of Success, a band method for beginning and intermediate instrumentalists. She is founder of the Temple Night Owls Campus/Community Band. Confredo is in demand as clinician, adjudicator, guest conductor, and lecturer. Tau Beta Sigma and the Illinois Music Educators Association have honored her for her distinguished service to music and music education. Mansfield University has recognized her as a distinguished alumnus. At home in the Philadelphia/South Jersey area, Confredo plays saxophones and keyboards in the four-member jazz fusion band, West River Drive.

       

    • Books

      Sheldon, D. A., & Sheldon, R. (1996). The complete woodwind instructor: A guidebook for the music educator. Oskaloosa, IA: C. L. Barnhouse.

      Sheldon, D. A., & Sheldon, R. (2003). Lessons in performance, Book 1: Around the world (collection of 15 band works and rehearsal plans). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Hilliard, Q.C., & Sheldon, D.A. (2003). Superior bands in sixteen weeks. Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Hilliard, Q.C., & Sheldon, D.A. (2004). Chorales and rhythmic etudes for superior bands. Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I - Flute (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Oboe (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2009). Measures of success – Book I - Clarinet (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Alto Clarinet (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Bass Clarinet (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Bassoon (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Alto Saxophone (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Tenor Saxophone (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Baritone Saxophone (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Trumpet (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – F Horn (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Trombone (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Baritone (Bass Clef) (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Baritone (Treble Clef) (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Tuba (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Electric Bass Guitar (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Percussion (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Teacher’s Manual and CD-ROM (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2010). Measures of success – Book I – Parent/Guardian Guide (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II - Flute (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Oboe (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II - Clarinet (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Alto Clarinet (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Bass Clarinet (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Bassoon (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Alto Saxophone (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Tenor Saxophone (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Baritone Saxophone (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Trumpet (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – F Horn (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Trombone (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Baritone (Bass Clef) (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Baritone (Treble Clef) (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Tuba (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Electric Bass Guitar (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Percussion (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Teacher’s Manual and CD-ROM (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A., Balmages, B., Loest, T., & Sheldon, R. (2011). Measures of success – Book II – Parent/Guardian Guide (beginning band method). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music

      Sheldon, D.A. (in progress and under contract). Holding the keys to instrumental music education (college methods text). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. & Balmages, B. (in progress and under contract). Measures of Success: Thinking theory (theory text for young musicians). Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Chapters in Books

      Sheldon, D.A. (2000). Unit Plan: Prehistoric Suite. In R. Miles (ed.), Teaching Music Through Performance in Band - Vol. III (pp. 290-301). Chicago: GIA.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2002). Unit Plan: Three Chinese Miniatures. In R. Miles (ed.), Teaching Music Through Performance in Band - Vol. IV (pp.208-221). Chicago: GIA.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2002). Unit Plan: Puszta. In R. Miles (ed.), Teaching Music Through Performance in Band - Vol. IV (pp.527-542). Chicago: GIA.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2005). Deep-dish assessment: Sight-reading in the rehearsal. In G. Whaley (ed.), The Music Director’s Cookbook: Recipes for a Successful Program (pp.99-100). Galesville, MD: Meredith Music.

      Sheldon, D.C. (2010). Le ricerche sull’efficacia dell’insegnamento della musica (Research on efficacy in music teaching). In M. Biasutti (ed.), Educare a educare: Ricerche Sulla Formazione Degli Insegnanti di Musica, Padova, Italy.

      Articles in Journals

      *Capperella, D. A. (1989). Reliability of the continuous response digital interface for data collection in the study of auditory perception. Southeastern Journal of Music Education, 1, 19-32.

      *Madsen, C. K., Capperella-Sheldon, D. A., & Johnson, C. M. (1991). Use of the continuous response digital interface (CRDI) in evaluating music responses of special populations. Journal of the International Association of Music for the Handicapped, 6(2), 3-15.

      *Capperella-Sheldon, D.A. (1992). Self-perception of aesthetic experience among musicians and non-musicians in response to wind band music. Journal of Band Research, 28(1), 57.

      Sheldon, D.A. (1992). Music teachers: Perceiving yourself - Taping your teaching. New Ways in Music Education, 8(2), 8.

      *Madsen, C.K., Byrnes, S.R., Capperella-Sheldon, D.A., & Brittin, R. V. (1993). Aesthetic response to music: Musicians versus nonmusicians. Journal of Music Therapy, 30(3), 174-191.

      *Madsen, C.K., Brittin, R.V., & Capperella-Sheldon, D.A. (1993). An empirical investigation of the aesthetic response to music. Journal of Research in Music Education, 41, 57-69.

      #*Sheldon, D.A. (1994). Effects of tempo, musical experience, and differential modes of listening on the perception of modulating tempo. Journal of Research in Music Education, 42(3), 190-202.

      *Sheldon, D.A. (1994). The effects of competitive versus noncompetitive performance goals on music students' ratings of band performances. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 121, 29-41.

      Sheldon, D.A. (1994). Factors concerning qualitative judgments of band music. Affective Response Special Research Interest Group Newsletter, 15(1), 2-3.

      *Sheldon, D.A. (1995). Between classes: The effects of non-traditional instruction and background music on music learning and preference. Contributions to Music Education, 22, 24-39.

      *Brittin, R.V., & Sheldon, D.A. (1995). Comparing continuous versus static measurements in music listeners' preferences. Journal of Research in Music Education, 43(1), 36-46.

      *Sheldon, D.A. (1996). Selecting music for beginning and developing bands. Journal of Music Teacher Education, 6(1), 6-15.

      *Sheldon, D.A. (1996). Visual representation of music: Effects of beamed and beamless notation on music performance. Journal of Band Research, 31(2), 86-101.

      Sheldon, D.A. (1996). Putting student teachers on the firing line. Instrumentalist, 50(6), 34,36.

      Sheldon, D.A. (1996). Research into practice: Issues in motivation and competition in performing ensembles. Illinois Music Educator, 56(3), 52-53.

      +Sheldon, D.A. (1997). Does comprehensive mean compromise? Connecticut Music Educators Association News, 98(2), 24-26.

      Sheldon, D.A. (1997). Research into practice: Peer-tutoring (students helping students) and hearing from the podium. Illinois Music Educator, 57(3), 44-45.

      Sheldon, D.A. (1997). Research into practice: Students' music preferences and impact of parental involvement. Illinois Music Educator, 58(1), 64-65.

      Sheldon, D.A., & Grashel, J. (1997). Research into practice: Pullout music study, conceptual learning/teaching in rehearsals, and thoughts on solo performance. Illinois Music Educator, 58(2), 68-70.

      *Sheldon, D.A. (1997). Bands at the Illinois School for the Deaf: An historical perspective. Journal of Research in Music Education, 45(4), 580-600.

      *Sheldon, D.A., & Gregory, D. (1997). Perception of tempo modulation by listeners of differing levels of educational experience. Journal of Research in Music Education, 45(3), 367-379.

      Sheldon, D.A. , & DeNardo, G. (1998). Research into practice: Teaching students with special needs and studies about string and orchestra music education. Illinois Music Educator, 58(3), 62-65.

      Sheldon, D.A. (1998). Research into practice: Getting started with research. Illinois Music Educator, 59(1), 62-63.

      Sheldon, D.A. (1998). Research into practice: Music expression in research and teaching. Illinois Music Educator, 59(2), 80-82.

      Sheldon, D.A. (1998). My director, for life. The Instrumentalist, 53(2), 2.

      Sheldon, D.A. (1998) David Holsinger's Hymnsong: An interpretive analysis. The Instrumentalist, 52(9), 24-30.

      *Sheldon, D.A. (1998). Effects of contextual sight-singing and aural skills training on error detection abilities. Journal of Research in Music Education, 46(3), 384-395.

      *Sheldon, D.A. (1998). Participation in community and company bands in Japan. Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 17(1), 21-24.

      Sheldon, D.A. (1999). Research into practice: The confluence of music education and academic achievement. Illinois Music Educator, 59(3), 78-80.

      +Sheldon, D.A. (1999). Great works for young bands. The Instrumentalist, 53(11), 18-21.

      +Sheldon, D.A. (1999). When spring is over. The Instrumentalist, 53(11), 2.

      +Sheldon, D.A. (1999). Exciting works for young bands. The Instrumentalist, 54(1), 26-28.

      Sheldon, D.A. (1999). Research into practice: Can we talk? Verbalization in music teaching and learning. Illinois Music Educator, 60(1), 71-73.

      *Sheldon, D.A., Reese, S., & Grashel, J. (1999). The effects of live accompaniment, intelligent digital musical accompaniment, and no accompaniment on musicians' performance quality. Journal of Research in Music Education, 47(3), 251-265.

      Sheldon, D.A. (1999). Research into practice: The case for community music. Illinois Music Educator, 60(2), 84-86.

      +Sheldon, D.A. (1999-2000). The confluence of music education and academic achievement (reprinted with permission). Triad, 67(3), 46-48.

      +Sheldon, D.A. (1999). Can we talk? Verbalizing in music teaching and learning (reprinted with permission). Florida Music Director, 53(5), 12-15.

      +Sheldon, D.A. (2000). Band music from down under. The Instrumentalist, 55(5), 34-40.

      *Sheldon, D.A. (2000). Effects of music expression and conductor disposition on school musicians' affect. Quaderni della SIEM: Semestrale di Ricerca e Didattica Musicale, 16, 287-293.

      +Sheldon, D.A. (2000). Exploring Claude T. Smith's Classic God of Our Fathers. The Instrumentalist, 55(1), 32, 34, 36, 38.

      *Sheldon, D.A. (2000). Pre-service and in-service teachers' perceptions of band music content and quality using self-report and behavioral measures. Journal of Research in Music Education, 48(1), 10-25.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2000). Research into practice: A closer look at improvisation. Illinois Music Educator, 60(3), 65-68.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2000). Research into practice: Band performance at the Illinois School for the Deaf - 1920s through 1940s. Illinois Music Educator, 61(1), 64-67.

      Sheldon, D.A. & DeNardo, G. (2000). Research into practice: Music advocacy through arts education partnerships. Illinois Music Educator, 61(3), 98-200.

      +Sheldon, D.A. & DeNardo, G. (2000). Working together towards common goals. Connecticut Music Educators Association News, 11(3), 15-18, 20, 21.

      +Sheldon, D.A. & DeNardo, G. (2000). Working together towards common goals (reprinted with permission). Florida Music Director, 53(10), 17-21.

      *Byo, J. L. & Sheldon, D.A. (2000). The effect of singing while listening on undergraduate music majors' ability to detect pitch and rhythm errors. Journal of Band Research, 36(1), 26-46.

      *Sheldon, D.A. (2001). Peer and cross-age tutoring in music students. Music Educators Journal, 86(6), 33-38.

      + Sheldon, D.A. (2001). Response to Judith A Jellison's "How Can All People Continue to Be Involved in Meaningful Music Participation?". Illinois Music Educator, 62(1), 63-65.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2003). The difficult art of writing creative music for young bands. The Instrumentalist, 57(12), 25-29.

      *Brittin, R.V., Sheldon, D., & Lee, T. T. (2003). Instrumentalists in Singapore: Assessment of solo performances with compact disc, piano, or no accompaniment. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 153, 1-7.

      *Sheldon, D.A. (2004). Effects of multiple listenings on error detection acuity in multi-voice, multi-timbral musical examples. Journal of Research in Music Education, 52(2), 102-115.

      *Sheldon, D.A., & DeNardo, G. (2004) Comparing prospective freshmen and pre-service music educator majors' observations of music interactions. Journal of Music Teacher Education, 14(1), 39-44.

      *Sheldon, D.A. (2004). Identification of musical expression through figurative language and musical terminology. Journal of Research in Music Education, 52(4), 357-368.

      *Brittin, R.V., & Sheldon, D.A. (2004). An analysis of band method books: Implications of culture, composer, and type of music. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education,161/162, 47-55.

      *Sheldon, D.A. & DeNardo, G. (2005). Comparisons of higher order thinking skills among prospective freshmen and upper level music education majors. Journal of Research in Music Education, 53(1), 40-50.

      *Sheldon, D.A., & Price, H.E. (2005). Sex and instrumentation distribution in an international cross-section of wind and percussion ensembles. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 163, 43-52.

      +Sheldon, D.A. (2011). An American in Italy: Sharing band experiences across the Atlantic. Piemonte Musicale, 46 (1).

      *Sheldon, D.A. & Hartley, L. (in press) What’s the color of your baton, girl? Gender and ethnicity in band conducting. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education.

      Published Band Rehearsal Analyses and Performance Plans

      Sheldon, D.A. (2005) for Balent, A., Hunting Song, Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music. Sheldon, D.A. (2005) for Balent, A., Golliwogg’s Cakewalk, Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2005) for Balmages, B., Kilauea (The Volcano’s Fury), Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2005) for Balmages, B., Chant and Savage Dance, Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2005) for Barrett, R., Of Wizards and Warriors, Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2005) for Barrett, R., The Lightning Spirit, Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2005) for Barrett, R., Sahara, Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2005) for Grice, R., Temple of Darkness, Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2005) for Grice, R., Rise to Power, Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2005) for Kopetz, B.E., March of the Ladybugs, Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2005) for Loest, T., O Tannenbones, Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2005) for Loest, T., Night Flight of the Gargoyles, Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2005) for Myers, D., An Irish Tale, Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2005) for Sharp, C., Vikings Victorious, Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Web Publications

      Contributing author to: Heller, G. (ed.) (1999). Society for Music Education Professional Literature Project - Reston, VA: Music Educators National Conference.

      Sheldon, D.A. (2005). I Can DO This! Washington, MI: Banddirector.com.

      Bulletins, Reports, or Conference Proceedings

      *Sheldon, D.A., Reese, S., & Grashel, J. (1999). Effects of live accompaniment, intelligent digital accompaniment, and no accompaniment on musicians' performance quality. Proceedings of the Carl Seashore Symposium, University of Iowa.

      *Sheldon, D.A., & DeNardo, G. (2003). Transforming our approach: Higher order thinking skills in the selection and development of prospective music educators. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI. CDROM

      *Sheldon, D.A. (2003). Connecting disciplines through instrumental music. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI. CDROM

      *Sheldon, D.A., & Price, H. E. (2004). Sex and instrumentation distribution in an international cross-section of wind and percussion ensembles. Proceedings of the 20th Seminar of the International Society for Music Education Research Commission, Las Palmas, Spain.

      *Brittin, R.V., & Sheldon, D.A. (2004). An analysis of band method books: Implications of culture, composer, and type of music. Proceedings of the 20th Seminar of the International Society for Music Education Research Commission, Las Palmas, Spain.

      *Sheldon, D.A. (2004). Figurative language and musical terminology in identifying musical expression. Proceedings of the International Symposium Psychology and Music Education (PME04), Padova, Italy. CDROM ISBN 88-7178-808-7

      *Sheldon, D.A., Williamson, H., Britcher, M., & Brittin, R.V. (2006). A half-century of global influence and growth in wind band development: Literature of The Midwest Clinic – An International Band and Orchestra Conference. Proceedings of the 21st Seminar of the International Society for Music Education Research Commission, Bali, Indonesia.

      *Sheldon, D.A., Buonviri, N., Williamson, H., & Britcher, M. (2007). Critical thinking in verbalization techniques of the instrumental music director: Skilled masters and evolving novices. Proceedings of the Research in Psychology of Music and Music Education International Conference on Training Music Teachers, Padova, Italy, November.

      *Sheldon, D.A., Brittin, R.V., Buonviri, N., Williamson, H., Choi, G., Bruno, Z., Batten, E., & Carillo, J. (2008). Evidence of the development of higher order thinking skills in instrumental music instruction. Proceedings of the 22nd Seminar of the International Society for Music Education Research Commission, Porto, Portugal.

      *Brittin, R.V., Sheldon, D.A., Batten, E., Carillo, J., Buonviri, N., Choi, G., & Buonviri, N. (2008). Evidence from the masters: A century (plus) of advice on musicianship, teaching, and practice. Proceedings of the 22nd Seminar of the International Society for Music Education Research Commission, Porto, Portugal.

      Abstracts

      *Sheldon, D.A., & Grashel, J. (1998). Handedness in entry-level conducting skills of undergraduate instrumental music education students [abstract]. Proceedings of the Southeastern Music Education Symposium, 28.

      *Sheldon, D.A. (2000). Effects of music expression and conductor disposition on school musicians' affect [abstract]. Convegno Internazionale SIEM: Sintesi della Comunicazioni, 85.

      *Sheldon, D.A. (2004). Figurative language and musical terminology in identifying musical expression. Abstracts of the International Symposium Psychology and Music Education (PME04), 59, 112.

      *Sheldon, D.A., Buonviri, N., Williamson, H., & Britcher, M. (2007). Critical thinking in verbalization techniques of the instrumental director: Skilled masters and evolving novices. Abstracts of Training Music Teachers: the International Research Symposium in Psychology and Music Education (TMT07), 52, 98.

      Book Reviews

      Sheldon, D.A. (1997). Review: Musical Elaborations (Edward Said - 1991). Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 134, 80-82.

      Book Editor

      Sheldon, D.A. (Ed.) (2003). Balent, A., Solo time for alto saxophone: Patriotic favorites. Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music. Sheldon, D.A. (Ed.) (2003). Balent, A., Solo time for clarinet: Patriotic favorites. Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (Ed.) (2003). Balent, A., Solo time for flute: Patriotic favorites. Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (Ed.) (2003). Balent, A., Solo time for trombone: Patriotic favorites. Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (Ed.) (2003). Balent, A., Solo time for trumpet: Patriotic favorites. Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (Ed.) (2003). Loest, T., & Loepper, K., Warmups and beyond. Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (Ed.) (2004). Balent, A., Solo time for alto saxophone: Classical favorites. Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (Ed.) (2004). Balent, A., Solo time for clarinet: Classical favorites. Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (Ed.) (2004). Balent, A., Solo time for flute: Classical favorites. Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (Ed.) (2004). Balent, A., Solo time for trombone: Classical favorites. Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (Ed.) (2004). Balent, A., Solo time for trumpet: Classical favorites. Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      Sheldon, D.A. (Ed.) (2004). Loest, T. Rhythms and beyond. Ft. Lauderdale: FJH Music.

      * Refereed

      +Invited

    • A Comparison of Pre- and Post-Student Teachers’ Perceptions of Instrumental Music Educators’ Verbal and Vocal Teaching Strategies, 24nd International Research Seminar of the International Society for Music Education, Thessaloniki, Greece, July.

      New Music for Band, PMEA District 11 Annual Fall Conference Staff Development Clinic, PA, November.

      New Music for Band, PMEA District 11 Annual Fall Conference Staff Development Clinic, PA, November.

      TU Night Owls Fall Concert, Main Campus, Dec.

      Hands, Hearts, Minds: Engaging All of it in Band! The Midwest Clinic: An International Band and Orchestra Conference, Chicago, IL, Dec.