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A Survey of the Current Financial Trends in American Adult Community Bands

Abstract The purpose of this study was to collect specific data concerning the use of financial resources from extant adult community bands that are members of the Association of Concerts Bands (ACB). An adult community band is defined as an ensemble consisting primarily of amateur adult woodwind, brass, and percussion performers, the majority of whom are not satisfying school, college, or military requirements through participation.

This investigation comprises two main parts: 1) a perusal of the development of adult community bands within the overall history of bands in the United States, including, when possible, financial aspects of their operations; and 2) an examination of financial trends in ACB organizations, as illustrated by surv... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Raya, Bryan (Author) / Hill, Gary (Advisor) / Caslor, Jason (Committee member) / Bailey, Wayne (Committee member) / Rockmaker, Jody (Committee member) / Mantie, Roger (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Finance / Budget / Community Band / Concert Band / Expenses and Revenues / Monetary Compensation / Music
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 207 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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