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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 Composition - Major Work, Performance, Sylvan Beach (opera), Monroe, LA Ouachita. (March 25 2010).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Other, Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Concert, Shreveport, LA. (November 12 2011).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Other, Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Concerts, Shreveport, LA. (December 17 2011).
Music Performance - Symphony Orchestra Member, Other, Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Concerts, Shreveport, LA. (February 9 2012).
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., 17 others, . (2015). Vangaurds II. North Hampton, NH: Ravello Records/Parma Recording.
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., Dal Porto, M., Campanelli, R., Stewart, D. L., Diehl, P., Lovelace, J. R. (2016). Figments. North Hampton, NH: Navona Records.

Awards & Honors

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, 13 course(s)

MUSC 1004MUSIC THEORY II, 12 course(s)

MUSC 1038Percussion, 2 course(s)

MUSC 1058PERCUSSION, 15 course(s)

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

MUSC 2000RECITAL HOUR, 4 course(s)

MUSC 2038Percussion, 1 course(s)

MUSC 2058PERCUSSION, 15 course(s)

MUSC 2075ELEMENTARY COMPOSITION, 21 course(s)

MUSC 3000RECITAL HOUR, 4 course(s)

MUSC 3058PERCUSSION, 14 course(s)

MUSC 3066COUNTERPOINT I, 8 course(s)

MUSC 3071COMPOSITION I, 2 course(s)

MUSC 3090HALF RECITAL, 12 course(s)

MUSC 4000RECITAL HOUR, 2 course(s)

MUSC 4002Theory/Composition, 9 course(s)

MUSC 4003PERFORMANCE AND ENSEMBLE, 3 course(s)

MUSC 4005THEORY AND COMPOSITION, 9 course(s)

MUSC 4034Chamber Music, 4 course(s)

MUSC 4058PERCUSSION, 15 course(s)

MUSC 4066COUNTERPOINT II, 8 course(s)

MUSC 4071COMPOSITION I, 10 course(s)

MUSC 4072COMPOSITION, 14 course(s)

MUSC 4074FORM AND ANALYSIS, 3 course(s)

MUSC 4075ELECTRONIC MUSIC COMPOSITION, 7 course(s)

MUSC 4077ORCHESTRATION, 9 course(s)

MUSC 4081ANALYSIS OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC, 17 course(s)

MUSC 4090FULL RECITAL, 6 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)