Honors Program Theses

 

This collection contains Honors Program Theses written by undergraduate students in the School of Music at the University of Northern Iowa.

Every honors student has the opportunity to complete undergraduate research during their time at UNI by writing a thesis. Students work with faculty members in their major or area of interest to develop and conduct a study during either their Junior or Senior year.

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Submissions from 2017

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Gender and music: Can we hear a difference between female and male composers and performers?, Arianna Edvenson Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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A reflective analysis of the practice and performance of a degree tuba recital, Taylor Hicks Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2016

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Exploration of Empfindsamer stil: The creation and performance of an informed performance edition of CPE Bach's Concerto in D minor for flute and orchestra, Emily C. Bicknese Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Craic in the concert hall: The benefits of playing Irish traditional music to the classically trained musician, Hannah Carr-Murphy Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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To make a better music school, Alissandra Henkle Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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A grading catalogue of selected works for solo trombone and piano, Brent Michael Mead Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2015

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Similar but different: an analysis of differences in clarinet and saxophone pedagogy and doubler’s misconceptions, Nicholas Jeremy Carlo Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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The American symphony orchestra: factors affecting concert attendance and predictions for the millennial ticketholder, Hayley Graham Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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NuMuzArt: an original, multi-sensory, creative experience, Tori Christine Ovel Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2014

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Things ain't what they used to be: a look at the emergence of female flutists into the jazz world, Megan Kingery Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Conductor influence on student attitude, motivation, and participation, Laura Maria Rodriguez Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Listening to movies: the emotional response of an audience to music in correlation with film, Jillian Whitaker Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Submissions from 2013

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Competition and extrinsic motivation in the band classroom: A review of literature and suggestions for educational practice, Stephanie Kay Opsal Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2011

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The hearing room: Combining video art and electroacoustic music, Aaron Michael Hynds Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2010

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Playing like a girl: An analysis of the role of gender in trumpet performance, Leslie Ellen Aboud Open Access Honors Program Thesis