Dr. Jerry Young, an Adjunct Tuba Instructor at NMC, in collaboration with co-author Scott C. Watson (University of Kansas) recently published a new book titled A Practical Guide to Studio Teaching in Higher Education. Published by GIA Publications of Chicago, the text serves as handbook for those who aspire to deliver private instruction in all music performance areas including academic preparation, applying and interviewing for jobs, and building a successful career. Jeff Cobb, Director of Music Programs and Choirs at NMC, served as a consultant for text content on two-year colleges.