We had a lovely Parents Curriculum Meeting this morning. It was wonderful to see so many of you. Here's a summary of what we covered.
My philosophy of teaching music is to impart an enjoyment, appreciation and ability to create and perform music while having fun.
I don't expect all my students to become professional musicians, but I do expect them to gain life-long skills such as
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There has been an explosion in ways to access music anywhere and anytime. Here's a few of my favorites.
Recording technology has taken massive leaps in the last 10 years. Here's a few we talked about.
- GarageBand - Apple's truly-amazing, easy to use multi-track recording software with virtual instruments and it's less than $5! For iPad, iPhone and Mac (this one is more like $30)
- LogicPro - this is what I use to create film scores, songs, and most of my music production. This is professional music software and it only costs $200. That's an incredible difference from when I was a kid!
Professional music engravers use Finale or Sibelius, both have student options:
We had some ideas suggested at the meeting.