Dennis Stepp

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Looking at the Future TI:ME

TI:ME Teachers of the Years 2010, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2005<p>I have just returned from San Antonio, Texas, where I attended the 2013 TI:ME conference in …

Irig Keys

iRig KEYS is the ultimate portable keyboard players and producers companion, it is the first ultra-slim and highly portable universal MIDI controller …

An Elementary Music Educator’s Response to “The iPad in the Music Classroom: Useful Tool or Expensive Toy?”

Dr. Jim Frankel recently wrote an interesting and thought-provoking post titled “The iPad in the Music Classroom: Useful Tool or Expensive Toy?” In …

iPad Apps for Encouraging Improvisation – McCready & Pisano

I was excited to perform a joint clinic with Richard McCready at the 2013 TMEA/TI:ME 2013 Conferences in San Antonio last week. Fifty minutes was not …

NoteWorks – a new, fun iPad app for note-learning and drilling

As teachers head back to school for another year, it’s fun to look around for new iPad apps which we can use to enhance instruction.<p>iPads are being …

How music technology can boost student skills

A new study reveals that music education can offset widespread student achievement gaps, enhance student learning skills, and promote better brain …

Clair de lune: Claude Debussy gets honoured with Google Doodle

Google is celebrating the 151st anniversary of the birth of French composer Achille-Claude Debussy with an animated doodle set to one of his best-known pieces, Clair de lune (Moonlight).<p>The doodle features a moonlit riverside scene which progresses to the sound of the piece, the third movement of …

7+ Free iPad Apps For Discovering The Orchestra

Welcome to the third instalment in a 5-part series about free music iPad apps (following on from 19 Free iPad Apps for Musical Creativity and 14 Free …

Classical music education: Can apps and MOOCs help save classical music? Pianist Jonathan Biss will teach Beethoven’s piano sonatas to 30,000 “students” and pianist Stephen Hough has created a fascinating Liszt app.

By Jacob Stockinger<p>After Labor Day, the school year, for both K-12 and high education, will officially start.<p>Imagine walking into a classroom or …