Faculty Profile

Andrew Trachsel

Title
Chair
Department
Conducting and Ensembles
College
College of Music

    

Education

DMA, University of North Texas, 2007.
Major: Performance
Degree Specialization: Conducting
Dissertation Title: "Toward a Critical Edition of Gordon Jacob's William Byrd Suite: A Comparison of Extant Editions with The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book
MM, University of North Texas, 2005.
Major: Performance
Degree Specialization: Conducting
BMUS, Drake University, 1999.
Major: Music Education - Instrumental

Current Scheduled Teaching*

MUAG 5850.002, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2023 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.001, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2023 Syllabus
MULB 5173.501, Large Ensemble: Band, Spring 2023 Syllabus
MULB 5173Z.501, Large Ensemble: Band, Spring 2023 Syllabus
MULB 1807.500, Wind Orchestra, Spring 2023 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

MUAG 5850.002, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1813.500, Concert Band, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MULB 1813.501, Concert Band, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MUAM 5533.703, Conducting, Fall 2022 SPOT
MUAG 3870.001, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5173.501, Large Ensemble: Band, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5173.504, Large Ensemble: Band, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MULB 5173Z.511, Large Ensemble: Band, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1807.500, Wind Orchestra, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.002, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1813.506, Concert Band, Spring 2022 Syllabus
MUAM 5533.703, Conducting, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3870.001, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5173.501, Large Ensemble: Band, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5173Z.501, Large Ensemble: Band, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1807.500, Wind Orchestra, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.002, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1813.501, Concert Band, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3870.001, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5173.501, Large Ensemble: Band, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5173.504, Large Ensemble: Band, Fall 2021 Syllabus
MULB 5173Z.511, Large Ensemble: Band, Fall 2021 Syllabus
MULB 1807.500, Wind Orchestra, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.002, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1813.500, Concert Band, Spring 2021 Syllabus
MULB 1813.504, Concert Band, Spring 2021 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.001, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5173.501, Large Ensemble: Band, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5173.504, Large Ensemble: Band, Spring 2021 Syllabus
MULB 5173Z.501, Large Ensemble: Band, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1807.500, Wind Orchestra, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5850.002, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 3870.001, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5173.501, Large Ensemble: Band, Fall 2020 SPOT
MULB 5173Z.511, Large Ensemble: Band, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1807.500, Wind Orchestra, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5890.001, Topics in Music Performance and Pedagogy, Summer 5W1 2020 SPOT
MUAG 5850.002, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MULB 1813.504, Concert Band, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.001, Instrumental Conducting, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MULB 5173.501, Large Ensemble: Band, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MULB 5173Z.501, Large Ensemble: Band, Spring 2020
MULB 1807.500, Symphonic Band, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 5861.001, Symphonic Literature of the Wind Band II French Revolution through Present, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 5850.002, Advanced Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1813.500, Concert Band, Fall 2019 Syllabus
MUAG 3870.001, Instrumental Conducting, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5173.501, Large Ensemble: Band, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5173Z.523, Large Ensemble: Band, Fall 8W2 2019
MUGC 5900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2019
MULB 1807.500, Symphonic Band, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Trachsel, A. (2021). Teaching Music through Performance in Band. 12, 1200. Chicago, Illinois: GIA Publications, Inc..
Book Chapter
Trachsel, A. (2021). "Foreword: Extraordinary Times" and "The Servant Conductor". Teaching Music through Performance in Band Volume 12. 12, xi–xvi, 143–178. Chicago, Illinois: GIA Publications, Inc..
Trachsel, A. (2017). "Teacher's Resource Guide: Sound and Smoke by Viet Cuong". Teaching Music through Performance in Band, Volume 11. 11, 14 pp.. Chicago, Illinois: GIA Publications. https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/teaching-music-through-performance-in-band-volume-11-book-g9546
CD Recording - Ensemble
Trachsel, A. (2019). Ampersand: Ohio University Wind Symphony.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Trachsel, A. (Principal), "Research Award to complete Recording Project," Sponsored by Ohio University Baker Award, Other, $4875 Funded. (January 2019).
Trachsel, A. (Principal), "Travel Grant for Trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil," Sponsored by Ohio University College of Fine Arts & Global Affairs and International Studies, Other, $1200 Funded. (October 2018).
Grant - Service
Trachsel, A. (Principal), "Travel Grant for Trip to Aid Puerto Rico," Sponsored by Ohio University College of Fine Arts & Global Affairs and International Studies, Other, $500 Funded. (May 02, 2018May 05, 2018).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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