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Blog 2017-02-24T14:19:50+00:00

MTT51 Synths, Scratch and Virtual Choirs with Zach Gates

In this episode I catch up with Zachary Gates - a young music teacher I met at the Texas Music Educators’ Association (TMEA) convention that I attended in February this year.  Although Zach has only been [...]

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|0 Comments

MTT50: 10 tech things that are working for me right now

We made it to episode 50! I’m celebrating this milestone by talking about 10 tech things that are working for me right now. I’ve been using some of these things for a long time (and still [...]

By | April 9th, 2018|Categories: Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|0 Comments

MTT49 Vinyl, Music and Art with Martin Emo

Martin Emo is a New Zealand based teacher who is Head of Performing Arts and Teacher in Charge of Music at Waimea College.  He’s currently on study leave for 12 months to complete his Masters in [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|Categories: How-To and Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|0 Comments

MTT48 Using Music Technology Centers with Carole Corman

  Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app):   Back at the end of January on my Midnight Music Facebook page, I posted a question which was: “What music tech [...]

What I Learnt Recording a Middle School Orchestra

Guest author: Judith Bell 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 | March 15th, 2018|Categories: Music Technology Resources|0 Comments

MTT47 How to create a visual display that includes audio & video files (part 2)

Capture your students’ musical creativity and share it with your school community by creating an interactive display.  In this episode - part two of a two-part series - I talk about the ways you can use [...]

By | February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|0 Comments

MTT46 How to create a visual display that includes audio & video files (part 1)

Capture your students’ musical creativity and share it with your school community by creating an interactive display. In this episode - part one of a two-part series - I talk about the ways you can use [...]

By | February 1st, 2018|Categories: How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|2 Comments

MTT45 How to organise your tech gear so you don’t go nuts

As someone who uses multiple tech items on a daily basis it’s easy to get frustrated with all the cables, adaptors, plugs and all the other bits and pieces that you need. Over the years I’ve [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|Categories: How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips, Podcast|2 Comments

5 Ways To Use The Catchbox Throwable Mic In Music Education

Guest author: Lelde Dālmane 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 | January 20th, 2018|Categories: How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources|0 Comments

MTT44 The 5 Essential Skills To Learn To Create Multimedia Worksheets & Presentations

There are lots and lots of ready-made music education worksheets, Powerpoint files and interactive whiteboard resources available for purchase or free download if you look hard enough online. But what about those times when you want [...]

MTT43 – 22 Ways To Use GarageBand or Soundtrap in Music Education – part 2

  Lesson ideas for using GarageBand or Soundtrap - part 2 In part 2 of this series, I share some intermediate and advanced lesson ideas for using GarageBand or Soundtrap with your music students In this [...]

MTT 42 – 22 Ways To Use GarageBand or Soundtrap in Music Education – part 1

  I need some ideas for using GarageBand or Soundtrap! Almost every day I see a music teacher post on Facebook asking for ideas for using GarageBand or Soundtrap with their students.  Most teachers are keen [...]