Department of Music
Bands and Wind Ensembles
- BandChat Online -- Musical Instruments, forums, repertoire guide, and program listings
- Bands of America Home Page
- Drum Corps International
Bass (including Jazz Bass)
- Basswork - bass lessons online by associates of The Bottom Line, a digest used by bass players worldwide.
- Harmony Central - Bass Resources - offers tablature, classifieds, information on effects, software and equipment, FAQs and more.
- The International Society of Bassists
- TalkBass.com - interactive discussion on bass guitar, double bass, and other related topics.
Careers in Music
- The American Music Therapy Association's careers page.
- Education Vacancy List
- "How to Pursue a Career in Orchestral Music" by Doug Yeo (Bass Trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra)
- "Pros and Cons of an Orchestral Career" by Doug Yeo (Bass Trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra)
- Why Teach Music? -- MENC on a music education career
- Information on solo performing careers
- MENC's Career Page
Choirs and Choral Music Ed
- American Choral Directors Association (ACDA)
- ChoralNet -- The Internet Center for Choral Music
- Oklahoma Choral Directors Association (OCDA)
- National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)
- Texas Choral Directors Association (TCDA)
- Flute List Pages
- The Flute Network
- FluteWorld Online
- National Flute Association
- The Wild Flute Web Page
- The Woodwind Fingering Guide
- A plethora of Instrument Jokes!
MIDI and Music Technology
- Audio Related Internet World Wide Web & FTP Sites -- huge comprehensive list of audio links edited daily by Steve Ekblad
- CD-R and CD-RW FAQ -- by Andy McFadden
- Coda Music Software -- publishers of Finale, SmartMusic, Intonation Trainer, and NotePad (a freeware notation program for Windows or Mac). Includes user forums with many helpful tips.
- EarMaster eartraining software for Windows
- Shareware and freeware Ear Training Software for Macintosh computers
- Electronic Music Interactive -- tutorial on electronic music from the New Media Center at the University of Oregon
- Freeware Music Utilities (PC only)
- The MIDI Farm -- MIDI Tutorials both general and specific, plus general information
- The Macintosh MIDI User's Internet Guide -- Charles Kelly's page of information and links for the Mac MIDI musician
- Music MasterWorks -- Sound to MIDI software for composition
- The Big Site of Music Notation and Engraving (includes many Finale hints)
- Music Technology site at University of Texas-San Antonio
- The Music Technology Learning Center
- Noteworthy Software -- a shareware Windows music notation program
- Sibelius -- official Web site of Sibelius notation software for Windows and Mac. Includes user forums with many helpful tips.
- Sound Card Technical Benchmarks Test Ratings Comparison -- from PCAVTech
- Steve Ekblad's Free Audio Software Page and On-Line Audio Tools
Music Education and Music Advocacy
- Choral Net -- the internet center for choral music
- The DaVinci Institute -- An Oklahoma Arts Education Partnership (sponsors the "A+ Schools" program)
- Bulldog Job Board from the SWOSU Placement Office
- Folk Stuff -- A Web site dedicated to providing how to and where to information for folk musicians and those designing and building folk and experimental musical instruments; including dulcimers, autoharps, kalimbas, theremins, didjeridus, pennywhistles and flutes.
- Gordon Institute for Music Learning -- the official Web site for Music Learning Theory as developed by Edwin Gordon and others
- Jazz Web -- from WNUR-FM at Northwestern University
- Music is....(and the value of music in education) -- Music Education Advocacy Site
- Music Manager Software -- Software for managing libraries, inventories, uniforms (Mac and Windows PC)
- Musica -- an international database of choral repertoire
- MusicFriends.org sponsored by MENC, the National Association for Music Education
- Native American Music Resources on the Internet
- The Piano Education Page -- A comprehensive site with information for students, teachers, and parents
- RCI Software -- Software to manage music libraries, uniforms, and more (Mac and Windows PC)
- The Recorder Homepage
- The String Pedagogy Notebook by Michael Hopkins at the University of Vermont
- SupportMusic.com from the Music Education Coalition -- a site to prepare a "defense kit" for music programs
- Texas School Music Project -- Ideas, classroom strategies, "tricks of the trade" from faculty and guests at Stephen F. Austin University
- VH1 Save The Music -- Music Education Advocacy Site
- LBG Enterprises -- Music data management software for bands, choirs, and orchestras (Windows PC)
Music Education Organizations
- American Federation of Musicians
- American Music Conference
- College Music Society
- College Music Society's International Directory of Music Organizations
- International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE)
- International Society for Music Education
- Music Educators National Conference (MENC)
- Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association
- Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)
- Oklahoma Music Educators Association (OMEA)
- Oklahoma Music Teachers Association (OMTA)
- National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM)
- National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
- Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA)
- American School Band Directors Association (ASBDA)
- The American String Teachers Association (ASTA)
- Association of Concert Bands
- College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA)
- Oklahoma Bandmasters Association (OBA)
- National Band Association (NBA)
- Texas Bandmasters Association
- World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE)
- Bach Musicological Font -- a shareware True Type font useful for inserting musical examples in papers (for Mac or Windows)
- Historic Brass Society
- A Medieval/Renaissance Instrument Database at Case Western Reserve University. Includes pics and sound clips.
- Music Education Search System -- Online database of over 13,000 music education articles maintained by Dr. Edward Asmus at the University of Miami.
- Music Online Resources from the Brown Fine Arts Library at Rice University
- Online database of Scientific Research (References & Abstracts) on Music as Related to Behavior, the Brain and Allied Fields
- Worldwide Internet Music Resources from the Cook Music Library at the University of Indiana
- Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary
Music Therapy Organizations/Institutes
- American Music Therapy Association - Providing national (U.S.) & international updates in the music therapy profession.
- Certification Board for Music Therapists - Providing accreditation/licensure information for music therapy practitioners.
- Southwestern Region of the American Music Therapy Association - Professional updates in the states of Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas.
- A Different Drum - Facilitated Interactive Rhythm Event (ADD-FIRE) - Directed by Todd Balcon, MT-BC, a SWOSU graduate.
- Institute for Music Research - Hyperlinks to CAIRSS (database for music therapy related search) and more.
- Institute for Music & Neurologic Function--Directed by Dr. C. Tomaino on music-therapy-assisted neurological rehabilitation & research
- The Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy at NYU - Well-known by its music improvisation approaches in music therapy.
Music Therapy Resources
- International Arts Medicine Association (IAMA) - Resources for Arts Medicine in general.
- International Society for Music Education (ISME) - Music in special education/therapy/medicine.
- Music Therapy Link - Hyperlinks to some American & European clinically-related Web sites.
- Music Therapy Research - A summarized table by faculty and students of UWEC
- Scientific Music Medicine - Research in Medical Resonance Therapy Music®, an application of music for therapeutic purposes
- Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy - Including introductions of music therapy development by country.
Music Therapy - Other Health-Related Resources
- Medscape - Medical research updates, including the hyperlink to database Medline.
- International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA) - Resources for Expressive Arts Therapy in general.
- International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation - Full-length online articles.
- Links of Autism Resources - Sponsored by Wings Learning Center
- Geriatric Resources, Inc. - Useful facts and links of geriatric concerns
- Hospice Foundation of America - Providing resources related to end-of-life issues and more.
- Questia - An online library.
Pages of Music Links
- Classical Music Links and CD reviews
- Dr. Sobaskie's Music Links -- Incredible page of links featuring composers, computers, education, electronic music, instruments, internet resources, libraries, music publishers and retailers, music technology, performers, professional and scholarly organizations, and finally some interesting places and institutions around the world by Dr. James Sobaskie, Music Theory professor at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
- General Music -- Chuck Boody, a Minnesota educator, put together and maintains this huge list of music related links.
- Music Web Sites linked from Ensemble.org -- categorized links including lots of vocal health information
The Piano Education Page -- A comprehensive site with information for students, teachers, and parents
- Piano World
- Welcome to Piano.com
- International Trombone Association
- Online Trombone Journal
- TubaNet - related links to tuba
- International Tuba and Euphonium Association
- Resources for buying or selling new and used tubas
- TubaNet related links to tuba