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The purpose of this thesis is to present a compilation of wind repertoire with detailed rehearsal and performance notes as it relates to conducting and rehearsing on a variety of different levels. The examined pieces will be A Festival Prelude by Alfred Reed, Spitfire! by Gary P. Gilroy, Chorale and Alleluia by Howard Hanson, Beyond the Summit by Brian Balmages, Sanctuary by Frank Ticheli, and Serenade No.1 for Ten Wind Instruments by Vincent Persichetti. Rehearsal notes will include teaching and conducting techniques used in the learning process while performance notes will include composer biographies and history pertaining to the pieces.

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