Music Tech Tips

Member Spotlight – Brigitte-Louise Lessard

By | 2017-02-23T15:19:32+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Member Spotlight, Music Tech Tips|

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 resource that you’ve used in your music teaching I’ve been using Acid Xpress for years, but [...]

Get real – making better sounding MIDI backing tracks

By | 2017-02-23T15:19:32+00:00 December 1st, 2016|How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips|

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 here. The author of today’s article is Glyn Lehmann - a professional musician (French Horn and keyboard) who [...]

Member Spotlight – Brian Ellison

By | 2017-02-23T15:19:32+00:00 November 24th, 2016|Member Spotlight, Music Tech Tips|

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 Painted Post, NY. Name one favourite technology tool or resource that you’ve used in your music teaching [...]

Bringing Recorder Instruction To Life With Technology

By | 2017-02-23T15:19:32+00:00 November 21st, 2016|How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips|

How I use technology to impact recorder class 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 here. The author of today’s article is Joshua Manfroni - a general music teacher at [...]

Recording Rock Band Rehearsals – 3 Simple Options For Music Teachers

By | 2017-02-23T15:19:32+00:00 November 15th, 2016|How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips|

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 apply here. Welcome to another blog post written by a guest author.  The author of today’s article is [...]

Presenting engaging music lessons: swag your slideshows with Sway

By | 2017-02-23T15:19:32+00:00 November 7th, 2016|How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips|

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 here. The author of today’s article is Jacob Garcia.  In his role as the Education Manager for the [...]

Sampling and Composing with Found Objects – The Andrew Huang Challenge

By | 2017-02-23T15:19:32+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips|

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 Music blog, you can apply here. Welcome to another blog post written by a guest author.  The author  of [...]

Lesson Plan: Composer of the Month Collages

By | 2017-02-23T15:19:32+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips|

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 author! The author is Justin Kamp - a K-3 and 6th grade General Music teacher in Milton, Wisconsin.  Justin [...]

Member Spotlight – Neil Gracey

By | 2017-02-23T15:19:32+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Member Spotlight, Music Tech Tips|

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 Westbourne Grammar, Victoria Australia.  Neil's school is in Melbourne where I live and I've enjoyed working with Neil and [...]

Halloween Activity: Live Film Scoring With Elementary Students

By | 2017-02-23T15:19:32+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips|

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 in her elementary classes.  It’s a film scoring activity, but rather than have the students compose a score and [...]