Dr. Brett Jones

Dr. Brett Jones
Dr. Brett Jones
Brett Jones Dr. Brett Jones
Professor, World Music, Music Department Chair, Percussion
office. Holden Fine & Applied Arts Center 1102
University of Wisconsin-Superior

A native of South Dakota, Dr. Brett Jones serves as Professor of Percussion and 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 doctorate 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.  His performance experience includes serving as principal percussionist of the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra and currently performs with the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra.  He has served as a section percussionist for the Black Hills Symphony Orchestra, and the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra.  Jones directs the Duluth Superior Symphony Youth Orchestra Percussion Ensemble and performs as a soloist and in jazz and 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.  He has served as clinician and percussion specialist in music festivals and camps in Wisconsin, Texas, and Alaska and at the Festival Internacional de Inverno in Vale Venuto, Brazil.  Jones’ publications include articles in Percussive Notes, The Instrumentalist, and School Band and Orchestra Magazine and compositions available through C. Alan Publications, and HoneyRock Publishing.  He is an endorser of Salyers Percussion products.

Known as the foremost expert on Robert Kreutz's marimba music, Jones’ research is published in the Online Research Journal of the Percussive Arts Society.  He is the primary editor of the republication of a series of Kreutz’s marimba works through HoneyRock Publishing.  In 2016, Jones released a 2-CD collection of Kreutz’s marimba music entitled “Western Sketches,” which is available through HoneyRock Publishing.  Jones lives in northern Wisconsin with his wife, Meghan and their eight children.

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Jones, Brett
Fall Semester 2020

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

Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of September 28, 2020 1:30 AM.

Class Section Identifier Key

Fall Semester 2020
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
MUSI - Music
1175MUSI 108Percussion Ensemble
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
001 0.00 - 1.00  FA 2133 MWF 2:00PM- 2:50PM 3 of 6 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
1076MUSI 129Applied Music-Percussion
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond credit 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     ARR 4 of 6 open
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond credit requirements- $200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble- $200 per credit.
1155MUSI 157Percussion Repertory/Pedagogy
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
001 1.00     ARR 3 of 3 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
1099MUSI 229Applied Music-Percussion
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail.
001 4.00     ARR 3 of 3 open
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail.
1176MUSI 308Percussion Ensemble
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
001 0.00 - 1.00  FA 2133 MWF 2:00PM- 2:50PM 1 of 5 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
1121MUSI 329Applied Music-Percussion
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond credit 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     ARR 1 of 2 open
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond credit requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble- $200 per credit.
1166MUSI 395Half Recital
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
006 1.00     ARR 1 of 1 open
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
1140MUSI 429Applied Music-Percussion
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail.
001 4.00     ARR 1 of 2 open
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail.
1170MUSI 495Full Recital
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
004 2.00  FA 1116  ARR 2 of 2 open
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required