Tag Archive: Collaboration

Apr 28

Making The Music for Film Matter

I can’t believe it is finished!  Two years of technology explorations and there is still so much to learn. Some of the highlights of the COETAIL program for me  include: I have been pushed  to think and explore beyond my comfort level in technology.  Habits of Technology – I actually enjoy  pushing myself with technology. Independence …

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Mar 27

Pi Fight!

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I’ve always enjoyed taking advantage of the sensible opportunities to integrate music with other disciplines.  Having studied mathematics in university I was especially excited to celebrate Pi Day with some of my music students this year.  We had been working on an extensive composition project involving twelve tone music and thanks to the engaging video …

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Dec 10

A Sharing Culture in Music?

Participatory Culture

The sharing culture that motivates Creative Commons is one that I find easy to jump on board with.  I love the fact that our world is changing and becoming a more collaborative, creative, expressive free place and believe that this movement will help positively change our society and the world that we live in.   Having …

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Dec 09

MS Virtual Ensembles – They Did It!

Well the performances are done, the students did the work and I have to admit I’m rather proud of the results.    Here are  a couple of the final products, hopefully for your listening pleasure. Flute Quartet Mixed Quartet The project took a little bit of time to set up but it was well worth the …

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Sep 27

Facebook, Liking & Blogging


Many of us were trying to figure this one out and finally some answers, but actually more questions.  I wish that I could say that I solved this mystery on purpose, but like many of my tech discoveries, this was yet another accident.    At last…I know how to like someone else’s blog post…but the trouble …

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Sep 25

Geeking Out in Music Class

Richard in Band Camp

  It used to be that geeking out in music class meant that there would be a group of students who just wouldn’t seem to ever leave the music wing of the school.  They were the students who were constantly playing extra music, joining band camp, scheduling extra practice sessions and listening to other types …

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