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Dr. Don Maxwell

Email Addresses
don.maxwell@mwsu.edu
My Websites

Music
Professor

Office Location
Akin Auditorium 101
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4242
  Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Fall 2017 Musc 1211 01 Diction 1 Fain Fine Arts Center C117A

Tues/Thurs 1:00-1:50pm

Details Fall 2017 3201,3202,3862,4201,4202,4962 01 Applied Voice Hardin Administration Bldg North 101
Details Fall 2017 1201,1202,1701,2201,2202 01 Applied Voice Hardin Administration Bldg North 101
Details Fall 2016 MUSC 4833 01 Vocal Pedagogy Hardin South North 101

T-TH 3:30-4:50

Aug  30    Introduction:  HIstory of Vocal Training

Sept   1    Teach

          6     Preface, Intro. Chap 1(pp 1-29)

          8    Teach

         13    Chapters 2, 3 (pp.33-44)

         15    Teach

         20     Chapter 4 (pp. 45-63)

         22     Teach

         27     Chapters 5. 6(pp. 45-63)

         29     Teach

Oct.     4     Chapters 7,8 (pp. 75-92)

           6     Teach

          11     Chapters 9, 10, 11 (pp. 93-113)

          13    Teach

           18    Chapters 12, 13 (pp. 114-123)

           20    Teach

           25    Mid-term Exam

            27    Teach

 Nov.     1     Review Mid-Term, Recordings

              3    No Class- NATS

              8     Visit Throat Doctor

            `10   Teach

              15   Appendices 1, 2, 3(pp[. 124-146

              17 Teach

              22 Experiments, Vocal Rep

               24 Thanksgiving

               29 recordngs

 Dec.       1   Teach

                6 Use of Appoggiatures  review for final

                8    Teach

               13 Final Exam (3:30-5:30)

 

    

 

Details Fall 2016 Musc 3211 01 Diction III Fain Fine Arts Center C117A

M-W 12:00-12:50

Aug. 29   How we are going to do it

        31   IPA Drills

Sept   5   Labor Day-No class

          7   IPA Test- Correct test

        12   Read Italian song texts

        14    Study caro mio ben

        19    Each sing Caro mio ben

        21    Italian Song Project

        26     Italian Song Project

        28     Italian Song Project

 Oct.  3     Italian Song Project

          5    Read Irtalian Texts

        10    Recordings

        12    Italian Song Project #2

        17    Italian Song Project #2

        19    Italian Song Project #2

        24    Italian Song project #2

        26    Recordings

        31    Italian Text

Nov.   2   Latin IPA

          7    Read Latin songs texts

          9    Study Panis Anglicus

          14  Each sing Panis Angelicus

          16  Latin Song Project

           21  Latin Song project

           23   Thanksgiving

           28  Latin Song Project

           30   Latin Song Project

 Dec.    5   Review for Latin Test

             7  Latin Test-Read and Transcribe

            14 Final Exam(3:30-5:30pm)

 

 

 

Details Fall 2016 1201,1202,2201,2202,3201,3202,4201,4202, 1701 01 Applied Voice Hardin Administration Bldg North 101
Details Fall 2015 1201,1202,2201,2202,3201,3202, 4201,4202, 1701 101 Applied Voice Hardin Administration Bldg 101
Details Fall 2015 1201,1202,2201,2202,3201,3202, 4201,4202, 1701 101 Applied Voice Hardin Administration Bldg North 101
Details Spring 2015 1931, 3931 01 Opera Workshop Akin Auditorium Theater and ajoining space

Rehearsals will be held in Akin Auditorium and the adjoining spaces beginning January 14, 6:30- 9:30pm, Monday-Thursday thhrough March 8th, 2014.

Details Fall 2013 1221 01 Diction II Music Building C117A

Monday 1:00-1:50pm

Details Spring 2012 1201, 1202,3201, 3202 01 Applied Voice Hardin Administration Bldg North 101
Details Fall 2011 AMUS 3202 01 Applied Voice Hardin South North 101

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Details Fall 2011 AMUS 3201 01 Applied Voice Hardin South North 101

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Details Fall 2011 AMUS 1202 01 Applied Voice Hardin South North 101

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Details Fall 2011 AMUS 1201 01 Applied Voice Hardin South North 101

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Details Spring 2011 AMUS 3202 01 Applied Voice Hardin South North 101

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Details Spring 2011 AMUS 1202 01 Applied Voice Hardin South North 101

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Details Spring 2011 AMUS 1201 01 Applied Voice Hardin South North 101

TBA

Details Spring 2011 1931, 3931 01 Opera Workshop Hardin Administration Bldg Hardin North 101

TBA

Details Fall 2010 AMUS 1201,3201,3201,3202 01 Applied Voice Hardin South North 101

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Details Spring 2010 AMUS 3201 01 Applied Voice Hardin South North 101

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Institution Degree Graduation Date
Colgate University BA Pre-Med/Zoology Jun 8 1963 12:00AM
University of Oklahoma DME Music Education May 23 1975 12:00AM
Friends University BM (High Honors) Voice May 24 1966 12:00AM
University of Oklahoma MM Voice May 25 1969 12:00AM
Institution Position Start Date End Date
University of Oklahoma Teaching Assistant 1967-08-29 1969-08-10
Cameron University Assistant Professor 1969-08-27 1971-08-03
Midwestern State University Professor of Voice 1971-08-01

Publications

Project Director, CD/DVD set No. 1, Cornelius L. Reid Project, 2007

Established the Cornelius L. Reid Archive, Moffett Library, 2006

Editor, Another View of Vocal Mechanics, Cornelius Reid, 2001

Editor, The Falsetto, Science and Singing, Cornelius Reid, 1998

Editor and Collaborator, Essays on the Nature of Singing, Cornelius Reid, 1992

In preparation:  An Historical Vocal Discovery

Presented a talk- "An Historical Vocal Discover"y at the Regional College Music Society Conference, March 2016