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Online Music Education Resources – NYSSMA
Music Technology Education Resources by NYSSMA: https://www.krisgilbertmusic.com/online-music-education-resources.html Resources compiled and edited by members of theNYSSMA Technology Committeecontact: KrisGibertMusic@yahoo.com Favorite
Example High School Course – RHAM Music Department
About this course: Audio Production and Recording dives into the art of audio recording and the science of sound. Students will learn types of microphones and their functions, microphone setups for different music ensembles, and how to mix and master recorded…
Starting a Music Technology Class in your School – Slideshow
“Learn about the possibilities available to you through starting a music technology component as part of your music program. Attract a wider body of students and engage them in project-based learning. Discover the how, why, and what of taking the…
Reaching the Other 80%: Taking Responsibility – Dr. Rick Dammers | TI:ME
Originally posted on TI:ME by Dr. Rick Dammers: http://www.ti-me.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=953:reaching-the-other-80-taking-responsibility&catid=40&Itemid=798 “The field of music education has a market share problem. It isn’t a new problem (we’ve been talking about this since the Tanglewood Symposium in 1967), but it is getting worse.…
Handy Lesson Briefs – Indiana University
Below are some great links on digital audio that could be useful for educators. These were derived from their syllabus : https://cecm.indiana.edu/361/syllabus.html Intro to Acoustics – https://cecm.indiana.edu/361/acoustics.html Intro to MIDI – https://cecm.indiana.edu/361/midi.html Delay Effects – https://cecm.indiana.edu/361/rsn-delay.html Filters & EQ –…
TORRINGTON HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC DEPARTMENT – NAMM 2020’s best community for Music Education
The Torrington High School Music Department is “The Pride of Torrington”! THS Music offers 11 courses the most of any high school in Litchfield County! From Award-Winning performing ensembles, Music Theory, History of Popular Music to a nationally recognized Music Technology…
What is Music Technology? (Video)
What is music technology? Watch this great explanationby Professor Prince Charles Alexander from the Berklee College of Music! Favorite
An Example Music Technology Curriculum For High Schools
“Music technology is a class designed for Digital Harbor High School music students who are the non-specialist interested in developing their understanding of music and the technology used to create music in the 21st century. The Emphases of the course…
How DJs & Music Producers Survive The Constant Ringing in their Ears | musicsoftwaretraining.com
Article shared from MusicSoftwareTraining.com “Tinnitus is a constant ringing in your ears, usually at a high frequency, but can can also sound like static or scratching. It is constant & if you don’t get your emotions under control, can be incredibly…
Top Categories from MusicThinkTank Blog
Music Think Tank is a leading music industry and artist advice blog, managed by Hypebot.com. They offer an extensive blog covering all bases for any music professional. We recommend reading through their blog categories. Here are our top 3: Mobile Music…
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DIY Music Crayons
by David Row on May 30, 2020 at 3:59 pm
Do you ever see a project in a Facebook Group or on Pinterest and immediately think “I could do that!” This DIY music crayon project came from one of those a-ha moments after surfing through a music teacher Facebook group. The original poster in Elementary Music Teachers, Jennifer Z., had The post DIY Music Crayons appeared first on Make Moments Matter.
It Starts with the Standards – Advocacy for Elementary Music
by David Row on March 15, 2020 at 4:46 pm
A few years ago I was in the hallway after school fumbling with butcher paper, bulletin board border, and a freshly laminated set of posters based around the National Standards for Music Education (at the time I was still using the NAfME standards from 1994). I was halfway done with The post It Starts with the Standards – Advocacy for Elementary Music appeared first on Make Moments Matter.
How to Teach the Nutcracker
by David Row on December 8, 2019 at 3:59 pm
Teaching the Nutcracker is one of my favorite things to do every December. I got my first Nutcracker as a gift when I was in second grade and ever since I have loved to find new nutcrackers, retell the classic fairy tale, listen to the music, and share with others. The post How to Teach the Nutcracker appeared first on Make Moments Matter.
Hispanic Heritage Month Books for the Music Room
by David Row on September 29, 2019 at 8:27 pm
I once had a professor say that it wasn’t enough to learn about a culture by reading facts, figures, and statistics. This professor assigned novels written by members of certain communities so that we could hear stories and see the culture through the author’s eyes, learning from their perspective. Hispanic The post Hispanic Heritage Month Books for the Music Room appeared first on Make Moments Matter.
Music Room Makeover! Room Tour 2019
by David Row on September 15, 2019 at 3:35 pm
I love thinking about classroom design and function. When I plan out my classroom (the bulletin boards, the general layout, where and how to store the instruments, decorative details) I always try to keep kids in mind. I want to think about how the room functions for them and how The post Music Room Makeover! Room Tour 2019 appeared first on Make Moments Matter.
Music Education and Technology applying technology and instructional strategy to music learning
How Technology Is Shaping Reading Instruction—for Better or Worse
on March 15, 2023 at 1:31 pm
F. Sheehan / Education Week and Getty What the research says about the benefits and drawbacks of reading on screens versus printed text. Sarah …
Musicians can control expression using breath with this new hardware
by April Clare Welsh on March 7, 2023 at 2:50 pm
The AirMotion is a wearable "MIDI breath and motion controller" from Papritech Papritech have created "a MIDI breath and motion controller". The …
The 123-year history of 'Life Every Voice and Sing,' the Black national anthem sung by Sheryl Lee Ralph at the Super Bowl
by Yoonji Han on March 4, 2023 at 11:49 pm
The song known as the Black national anthem was the target of Republican lawmakers' ire after it was performed at the Super Bowl on Sunday for the …
Riffusion, AI-based music generation where Beethoven meets Radiohead
by Alfonso Maruccia on March 3, 2023 at 12:45 am
Forward-looking: First they came for our art, then they came for our text and garbled essays. Now they are coming for music, with a "new" machine …
AudioCipher's word-to-MIDI melody generator is a neat way to beat creative block
by MusicRadar on March 3, 2023 at 12:40 am
AudioCipher is a curious plugin that we're filing in our "inspiration-generators" folder. The tool instantly produces MIDI data within your DAW, …
Music Education Works Collecting, summarising and sharing evidence of the impact of music education
The neuroscience of loving music
by anitanee on February 12, 2023 at 7:08 pm
Professor Michael Spitzer says that humans have been making and learning to recognise music from the moment our species learned to walk on two legs.
National Open Youth Orchestra publishes major report
by anitanee on February 10, 2023 at 7:46 pm
The report describes and evaluates the work of the world’s first disabled-led youth orchestra – essential reading for music educators looking to develop their understanding of inclusive music-making.
Small study shows link between playing the piano, processing information, and mood
by anitanee on February 6, 2023 at 3:20 pm
A new study by the University of Bath shows that learning to play the piano can improve the brain’s ability to process sights and sounds, and can help to improve mood.
Music for Education and Wellbeing Podcast – with Ami Gaston of the International Cultural Arts and Healing Sciences Institute
by anitanee on January 20, 2023 at 8:35 am
Anita Holford, co-editor of Music Education Works, talks with Ami Gaston, who works internationally to promote healing and wellbeing through music and activism.
Why music lessons make you a better learner
by anitanee on January 3, 2023 at 7:41 am
In both the UK and the US, school music is facing continuing pressures. Yet at the same time, there continues to be growing evidence for the cognitive benefits of music learning.