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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 [...]

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 [...]

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

Sampling and Composing with Found Objects – The Andrew Huang Challenge

Found sound compositions in the style of Andrew Huang 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 [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Lesson Plan: Composer of the Month Collages

Composer Of The Month Pic Collages This article has been written by a guest poster.  If you’re interested in contributing an article, you can apply here. Welcome to the first blog post written by a guest [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Categories: Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , |11 Comments

Member Spotlight – Neil Gracey

Midnight Music Community Member Spotlight The Midnight Music Community "member spotlights" let you take a sneak peek into the music tech journey (so far!) of one of our members. This second Spotlight article features Neil Gracey from [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Categories: Member Spotlight, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Halloween Activity: Live Film Scoring With Elementary Students

Group composition: film scoring Recently one of the members of the Midnight Music Community (MMC) - teacher Brigitte Louise Lessard from Québec, Canada - shared a halloween music technology lesson she has had much success with [...]

By | October 10th, 2016|Categories: Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , , |7 Comments

Member Spotlight – Janice Cook

Midnight Music Community Member Spotlight The Midnight Music Community "member spotlights" let you take a sneak peek into the music tech journey (so far!) of one of our members. The first Spotlight article features one of [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Categories: Member Spotlight, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How To Import Audio Files Into GarageBand for iPad

Importing audio files in GarageBand: why do that? Let's say you or your students have created an audio file in another app or software program - maybe on a laptop even - and now you want [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Categories: How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips|Tags: , |16 Comments

Free online training: Chromebooks and Mixed Devices in Music Education

What can I do with Chromebooks or mixed devices in music education? Many of you have been asking me how you can effectively use Chromebooks or a combination of technology like iPads, Android devices and laptops [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Categories: Announcements, Chromebooks and BYOD|0 Comments

Get Started Fast With Sibelius for Educators Part 5

Sibelius tutorials for educators (continued) This is the fifth part in a series of posts that feature Sibelius tutorial videos that I created especially for educators.  You can links to the other parts at the bottom [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Categories: Music Tech Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

9 Musically Creative Youtube Channels To Inspire Your Students

So many videos, so little time I have a few go-to Youtube channels that I visit when I’m seeking a little inspiration and a few days ago I wondered whether other music teachers had their own [...]

By | August 5th, 2016|Categories: Music Tech Tips|7 Comments

Get Started Fast With Sibelius for Educators Part 4

Sibelius tutorials for educators (continued) This is the fourth part in a series of posts that feature Sibelius tutorial videos that I created especially for educators.  You can links to the other parts at the bottom [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|Categories: Music Tech Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments