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Lesson plan – Composing A Movie Trailer

A beginner film scoring lesson
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By |January 12th, 2017|Categories: Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , |0 Comments

MTT00: Introducing the Music Tech Teacher Podcast

The Music Tech Teacher Podcast – launching soon!
 

I’m happy to announce that I’ve been working on a new project lately – a new podcast, especially for music teachers who’s like to learn more about using technology in […]

By |January 11th, 2017|Categories: Announcements, Podcast|0 Comments

10 Most Popular Music Tech in Education Posts of 2016

Happy holiday season!
As the year comes to a close, I’ve been reviewing what went on here at Midnight Music in 2016. It was an exciting year for me and I’ve celebrated a few milestones along the […]

By |January 4th, 2017|Categories: Music Tech Tips|Tags: , |1 Comment

Christmas Songs Emoji Quiz [Free download]

The Christmas Song Emoji Quiz!
Last night I noticed that one of the posts in the Music Teachers Facebook group was getting a lot of attention.  Teacher Krista Reeder invited everyone to take part in a game […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Categories: General, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , |12 Comments

Clever Music Videos for the Holiday Season Part 3

 
Holiday season music videos
As the year draws to a close, I thought I’d share a few favourite clever/funny music videos that you might find useful to show your students.

This is the third time I’ve shared holiday season […]

By |December 15th, 2016|Categories: General, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , |4 Comments

Clone Yourself – The Flipped Classroom in Elementary Music Education

Clone yourself!
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Welcome […]

By |December 7th, 2016|Categories: How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

Member Spotlight – Brigitte-Louise Lessard

Midnight Music Community Member Spotlight
This member spotlight features Brigitte-Louise Lessard from Québec, Canada.
What do you teach and where?
Music in elementary School (1st to 6th grade) in Québec, Canada (in French)
Name one favourite technology tool or […]

By |December 1st, 2016|Categories: Member Spotlight, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Get real – making better sounding MIDI backing tracks

Making better sounding MIDI tracks
This article has been written by a guest author.  If you’re an educator or music industry professional who is interested in contributing an article to the Midnight Music blog, you can apply […]

By |December 1st, 2016|Categories: How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , |1 Comment

Member Spotlight – Brian Ellison

Midnight Music Community Member Spotlight
This member spotlight features Brian Ellison from Painted Post, NY.
What do you teach and where?
I teach 6th and 7th grade Music Technology and Electronic Music at Corning-Painted Post Middle School in […]

By |November 24th, 2016|Categories: Member Spotlight, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Bringing Recorder Instruction To Life With Technology

How I use technology to impact recorder class
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By |November 21st, 2016|Categories: How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

Recording Rock Band Rehearsals – 3 Simple Options For Music Teachers

Increase the effectiveness of your rehearsals
This article has been written by a guest author.  If you’re an educator or music industry professional who is interested in contributing an article to the Midnight Music blog, you can […]

By |November 15th, 2016|Categories: How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Presenting engaging music lessons: swag your slideshows with Sway

Swag your slideshows with Sway
This article has been written by a guest author.  If you’re an educator or music industry professional who is interested in contributing an article to the Midnight Music blog, you can apply […]

By |November 7th, 2016|Categories: How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , , |4 Comments