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Melvin Mobley
Associate Professor
School of Visual & Performing Arts
BIED 208
318-342-1575
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Melvin W Mobley, DMA
Associate Professor, Music

Education

MM

1993, Percussion Performance
University of South Florida

BA

1990, Music
The University of Texas at Austin

Creative Works

Music Performance - Free-lance, Singing in the Rain, Minden, LA. (April 27 2018).
Music Performance - Participation, New Music on the Bayou Festival, Monroe and Ruston, LA. (May 31 2018).
Music Performance - Partial Chamber Recital, New Music on the Bayou Festival 2017, Monroe and Ruston, LA. (May 31 2017).
Music Performance - Participation, A Concert of Inclusion, Monroe, LA. (January 20 2017).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Principal, MSO Christmas Concert, Monroe. (December 10 2016).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Other, South Arkansas Symphony, El Dorado, AR. (October 8 2016).
Music Performance - Accompanist/Church Organist, First Presbyterian Church of Monroe, Monroe, LA. (March 27 2016).
Music Performance - Full Chamber Recital, Implosion Percussion Group, Monroe, LA/Ruston, LA. (April 5 2016).
Music Performance - Free-lance, Rent (ULM Musical), Monroe, LA. (March 17 2016).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Other, Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, Shreveport, LA. (February 27 2016).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Principal, Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Monroe, LA. (February 13 2016).
Music Performance - Free-lance, Parkway Baptist Christmas Cantata, Natchez, MS. (December 06 2015).
Music Performance - Free-lance, Pirates of Penzance, Monroe, LA. (October 29 2015).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Principal, Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Monroe, LA. (October 24 2015).
Music Composition - Major Work, Performance, Blurred Lines, Houston, TX: Houston Fringe Festival. (September 24 2015).
Music Composition - Other Work, Performance, In Convenience, Fort Worth, TX: Modern Festival. (July 23 2015).
Music Performance - Free-lance, West Side Story (Pit Orchestra), Monroe, LA. (March 26 2015).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Principal, Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Monroe, LA. (October 18 2014).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Principal, Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Monroe, LA. (December 14 2014).
Music Performance - Partial Chamber Recital, International Flute Festival, New Orleans, LA, USA. (August 9 2013).
Music Composition - Other Work, Performance, works: "Covering," "shades of aLis;" event: NACUSA - National Conference, 2, Ruston, LA, USA. (October 03 2013).
Music Performance - Full Chamber Recital, FACS, Duo Recital with James Boldin, Monroe, LA, USA. (October 8 2013).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Other, South Arkansas Symphony, El Dorado, AR, USA. (October 12 2013).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Principal, Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Monroe, LA, USA. (October 19 2013).
Music Composition - Major Work, Performance, work: "String Theory," premiere, LMEA Convention, Baton Rouge, LA, USA. (November 24 2013).
Music Performance - Free-lance, Christmas Cantata, Natchez, MS, USA. (December 22 2013).
Music Performance - Free-lance, Christmas Cantata, Minden, LA, USA. (December 8 2013).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Principal, Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Monroe, LA, USA. (December 15 2013).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Principal, Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Monroe, LA, USA. (February 8 2014).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Other, Marshall Symphony Orchestra, Marshall, TX, USA. (February 22 2014).
Music Performance - Free-lance, "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers", Minden, LA, USA. (March 14 2014).
Music Performance - Free-lance, "Into the Woods," ULM music department, Monroe, LA, USA. (April 4 2014).
Music Performance - Free-lance, Rutter "Requiem," with Northminster Baptist, Monroe, LA, USA. (April 7 2014).
Music Composition - Major Work, Performance, Prof Ensemble, work: "Labored Breathing," premiere; Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Monroe, LA, USA. (April 13 2014).
Music Composition - Other Work, Performance, work: "Flotsam," premiere; event: NACUSA Mid-South Concert, Monroe, LA, USA. (April 13 2014).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Other, Les Miserable, El Dorado, AR, USA. (April 24 2014).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Other, Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Concerts, Shreveport, LA. (February 9 2012).
Music Performance - Free-lance, New Music on the Bayou Summer Veiller, Monroe, LA. (September 17 2020).
Music Performance - Free-lance, The Modern Festival, Fort Worth, TX. (August 25 2019).
Music Performance - Free-lance, New Music on the Bayou Festival, Monroe/Ruston, LA. (June 6 2019).
Music Performance - Free-lance, First Baptist Minden - musical, Minden, LA. (April 20 2017).
Music Performance - Free-lance, Music Man (Minden Baptist Church), Minden, LA. (March 13 2015).
Music Performance - Participation, Love and Violence in America (2014), Monroe, LA. (2014).

Recent Publications

Mobley, M. W., Dal Porto, M., Campanelli, R., Stewart, D. L., Diehl, P., Lovelace, J. R. (2016). Figments. North Hampton, NH: Navona Records.
Mobley, M. W., Santos, I., Gillingham, D., Noon, D. (2012). Concerti for Piano With Percussion Orchestra. North Hampton, NH: Ravello Records/Parma Recording.
Mobley, M. W., 17 others, . (2015). Vangaurds II. North Hampton, NH: Ravello Records/Parma Recording.

Awards & Honors

March 2020 Performing Artist of the Year.

March 2018 Semi-finalist, The American Prize in Orchestra Composition, professional division .

March 2018 Semi-fianlist, The The American Prize in Chamber Composition, professional division .

October 2014 Commissioned Composer of the Year.

2014 ASCAP PLUS AWARD.

December 2011 ASCAP Plus Award.

December 2010 ASCAP Plus Award.

Courses Taught

ARTS 1010HONORS ARTS, 3 course(s)

MSED 5013Theory Pedagogy, 2 course(s)

MUSC 1000RECITAL HOUR, 6 course(s)

MUSC 1001Fund Music Theory, 1 course(s)

MUSC 1002MUSIC THEORY I, 14 course(s)

MUSC 1004MUSIC THEORY II, 18 course(s)

MUSC 1038Percussion, 2 course(s)

MUSC 1058PERCUSSION, 19 course(s)

MUSC 1094INTRO TO ELECTRONIC MUSIC, 17 course(s)

MUSC 2000RECITAL HOUR, 4 course(s)

MUSC 2013PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE, 2 course(s)

MUSC 2038Percussion, 1 course(s)

MUSC 2058PERCUSSION, 19 course(s)

MUSC 2075ELEMENTARY COMPOSITION, 25 course(s)

MUSC 3000RECITAL HOUR, 4 course(s)

MUSC 3058PERCUSSION, 18 course(s)

MUSC 3066COUNTERPOINT I, 9 course(s)

MUSC 3071COMPOSITION I, 5 course(s)

MUSC 3090HALF RECITAL, 12 course(s)

MUSC 4000RECITAL HOUR, 2 course(s)

MUSC 4002Theory/Composition, 9 course(s)

MUSC 4003PERFORMANCE AND ENSEMBLE, 5 course(s)

MUSC 4005THEORY AND COMPOSITION, 13 course(s)

MUSC 4034Chamber Music, 4 course(s)

MUSC 4058PERCUSSION, 19 course(s)

MUSC 4066COUNTERPOINT II, 9 course(s)

MUSC 4071COMPOSITION I, 13 course(s)

MUSC 4072COMPOSITION, 14 course(s)

MUSC 4074FORM AND ANALYSIS, 6 course(s)

MUSC 4075ELECTRONIC MUSIC COMPOSITION, 9 course(s)

MUSC 4077ORCHESTRATION, 12 course(s)

MUSC 4081ANALYSIS OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC, 18 course(s)

MUSC 4090FULL RECITAL, 7 course(s)

MUSC 5058Percussion, 4 course(s)

MUSC 5072Advanced Composition, 1 course(s)

MUSC 5073Advanced Composition, 7 course(s)

MUSC 5075Advanced Counterpoint, 3 course(s)

MUSC 5079Seminar In Music Theory, 5 course(s)

MUSC 5087Theory & Composition, 2 course(s)

MUSC 5097Graduate Recital, 2 course(s)

MUSC 5099Thesis, 4 course(s)