When we as musicians sit down to figure out and to study a piece of music there has usually been a bunch of paper, pencil and clicking going on. You hit play and start writing down which section is which, taking notes on where the main theme starts, when the chorus comes in, where to start adding, drums, strings, backup vocal….. and the list goes on … Continue reading Music Study Apps Part 1- notetracks
Teachers all understand the importance of saving even a few keystrokes, a few seconds, in front of a class of middle students! The more that technology takes a back seat in a lesson plan the better off we all are. If the tech isn't bringing attention to itself but the students learning is front and center then the tech is in the right place. That … Continue reading Save Time In Front Of Class With LaunchCenter Pro for iPad
That is what I tell my band students all the time. We are gonna have to make some bad sounds in order to sound good. This is what I tell my band students all the time in rehearsals. This also applies to using tech in the classroom. It takes some serious time invested in getting my iPad setup and ready for use in teaching. The … Continue reading You Have To Go Slow To Go Fast!