Brett Jones

Dr. Brett Jones
Dr. Brett Jones
Dr. Brett Jones
Professor (Percussion, World Music); Department Chair
office. HFAC 1116
University of Wisconsin - Superior

A native of South Dakota, Dr. Brett Jones is the associate professor of percussion and associate chair of the Music Department at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.  He holds a degree in music education from the University of Colorado as well as a master's degree and doctoral degree in percussion performance from Texas Tech University.  His primary teachers include Alan Shinn, Lisa Rogers, Doug Walter, Don N. Parker, John R. Beck, and Gene Holter.  

Jones has previously served on the music faculty of Texas Tech University and Blinn College.  He was the principal percussionist of the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra, and has regularly performed with the Black Hills Symphony Orchestra, the Boulder Philharmonic, the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, and the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra.  Jones also performs regularly with the Sky Blue Jazz Quartet and in chamber music settings in northern Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Jones has been a featured presenter at the National Conference on Percussion Pedagogy, the Wisconsin Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society's Day of Percussion, and the Texas Music Educators Association Convention.  His publications include articles in Percussive Notes, The Instrumentalist, and School Band and Orchestra Magazine.  C. Alan Publications, HoneyRock Publications, and HaMaR Percussion Publications publish his compositions and arrangements.  Jones endorses Encore mallets, Silverfox drumsticks, and Grover Pro Percussion products.  

Known as the foremost expert on Robert Kreutz's marimba music, Jones' doctoral research culminated in a paper entitled The Marimba Music of Robert E. Kreutz: A Stylistic Study of the Choral Influences in his Compositions for Marimba, published in the Percussive Arts Society's Online Research Journal.  He is the editor of the republication of a series of Kreutz's marimba works through HoneyRock Publications.  One of his more recent endeavors is the recording of a CD of the marimba music of Robert E. Kreutz.  Jones lives in northern Wisconsin with his wife, Meghan and their seven children.

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UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Jones, Brett
Fall Semester 2017

For up to date information all schedules please refer to the class search page in the E-Hive portal.

Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of October 22, 2017 11:45 AM.

Class Section Identifier Key

Fall Semester 2017
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
MUSI - Music
1900MUSI 108Percussion Ensemble
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001 0.00 - 1.00  FA 2133 MWF 2:00PM- 2:50PM 4 of 6 open
Wait List:
5 of 5
1881MUSI 129Applied Music-Percussion
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Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond degree requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble-$200 per credit.
001 1.00 - 2.00  FA 1119  ARR 2 of 5 open
  
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond degree requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble-$200 per credit.
1903MUSI 157Percussion Repertory/Pedagogy
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001 1.00  FA 1119  ARR 1 of 1 open
2242MUSI 161Music And World Culture
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This class is open to both DL and on campus students. On campus students can enroll as of 12/06/17 (no petition required). Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar
E1B 3.00  Online    4 of 25 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
This class is open to both DL and on campus students. On campus students can enroll as of 12/06/17 (no petition required). Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar
1959MUSI 229Applied Music-Percussion
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Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail
001 4.00  FA 1116  ARR 1 of 1 open
  
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail
2001MUSI 308Percussion Ensemble
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001 0.00 - 1.00  FA 2133 MWF 2:00PM- 2:50PM 1 of 3 open
1913MUSI 329Applied Music-Percussion
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Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond degree requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble-$200 per credit.
This class is closed for enrollment.
001 1.00 - 2.00  FA 1116  ARR 0 of 1 open
  
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond degree requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble-$200 per credit.
This class is closed for enrollment.
1939MUSI 395Half Recital
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006 1.00  FA 1116  ARR 3 of 3 open
1982MUSI 429Applied Music-Percussion
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Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail
This class is closed for enrollment.
001 4.00  FA 1116  ARR 0 of 1 open
  
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail
This class is closed for enrollment.
1942MUSI 495Full Recital
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Instructor Consent Required
004 2.00  FA 1119  ARR 1 of 1 open
  
Instructor Consent Required
2044MUSI 498Music Capstone Experience
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Course must be taken Pass/Fail
Instructor Consent Required
001 0.00  FA 1119  ARR 8 of 10 open
  
Course must be taken Pass/Fail
Instructor Consent Required