Today is a great day! Today is the day that Chris Russell and I announce our joint venture that will hopefully benefit anyone wanting to know the latest and greatest adventures of two music teachers trying to integrate technology into the music classroom! Chris is a blogger over at http://techinmusiced.wordpress.com I blog here at https://ipadmusiced.wordpress.com Chris is a Choir teacher in Minnesota I am a Band teacher here … Continue reading BIG ANNOUNCEMENT – ME&T Podcast – The Place for Music Educators to Get Music Tech News
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
Presonus released a new app recently that has high potential to make things simpler for us musicians. If you are a music teacher who needs to create accompaniment tracks for your students or if you ever record your performances this app would be an awesome choice. In fact, there are only two items missing from this app that would make it stand at the top of the list … Continue reading Capture for iPad Arrives – Drop Dead Simple App to Record With!
So I have been checking out apps that I can record audio and MIDI with on my iPad – here are some of my observations… First of all there are several major features that are involved in looking at these DAW’s – 1)Recording of Audio – both from the obvious external source like a mic, guitar, wind instrument, etc… but also through the integration of … Continue reading iPad and Music Recording Apps (Audio and MIDI)
That question is what I approach every app that I use with – How is this app going to improve on my life? Is this app going to make my life easier? Can I do something because I have this app that I could not do before OR does this app allow me to do what I have been doing in a more efficient manner? … Continue reading iPads and Teaching Private Music Lessons – Can your life be better?
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There have been some outstanding new developments in the world of music for iOS users this past few months! First has been the actual release of AudioBus for iOS. As they say on the iTunes Store… This is a revolutionary new inter-app audio routing system allowing you to connect your AudioBus compatible apps together with virtual cables. In other words…. I can be playing a … Continue reading Creating music with iPads
Are you a piano player but not a guitar player? Do you frequently have to work with a guitar player and help them figure out where to play chords on their guitar? Or maybe you play guitar but want to figure out how to play bass guitar. Well I’ve got an app for you! The other night a developer contacted me about an app that … Continue reading Note for Note App