Category: iOS

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Scheduling the start time of your tuning procedures

Did you ever wish that you could begin tuning exactly at the same time each day? How cool would it be for the tuning reference pitches to sound at the same time each day? For years now, many string teachers have been using the tuning sequence that I put it up on this blog....

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Sessions at TODA 2014

I absolutely LOVE San Antonio and the teachers in Texas!  There is always so much excitement and great discussion. Here is some information from my two sessions. 1. Link to Essential Elements Interactive I made a screencast video of how to sign up for an account when you don’t have a...

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TMEA & TI:ME 2014 Sessions

Texas is awesome.  San Antonio is such a great city and t’s an honor to be back here presenting at TMEA and TI:ME 2014! Here are my sessions… 1. Motivate 21st-Century String Players with Technology Wednesday, February 12 | 11:30 AM | CC 207 Use the “Presentation Topics” menu on...

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Turn Your Students into Sight-reading Superstars!

The ability to sight-read is one of the most important skills for any musician.  Think of a typical gig by a professional musician.  There are a limited number of rehearsals and often the musician is given the music just before the first rehearsal. While our students are not professionals, they...

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OSU String Teacher Workshop 2012

It was great to present again at the OSU String Teacher workshop!  It’s always so fun meeting new people and learning about their experiences. Below are links to topics we covered during my sessions.  I hope the information below is helpful.  Please feel free to contact me should you have...

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Tonal Energy Tuner

I’ve just discovered the most powerful and incredible tuner in the App Store – Tonal Energy Tuner.  I can’t wait to start using it!!  I will post more once I begin using it and let you know what I find.  For now, it seems like this app will be another...

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OSU 2011 Technology Session Information

Thanks for attending my sessions!  It was a lot of fun and I hope you took away some things that you can use.  Just remember that you probably won’t do everything I demonstrated right away.  It takes time and planning, but will be worth it in the end. Please let...

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iRig for iPhone

I recently acquired an iRig, a small cable adapter that allows you to plug an electric instrument, such as a guitar or violin, into an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. The cable works with any recording app, but is meant to be used with Amplitube, a free app by IK...

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YouTube Uploads with iPhone 4

I recently ran a sectional at Darby High School where I am the assistant director. Students were preparing playing test excerpts from their music. At the end of class with only two minutes left, I asked the students if they would like to have a recording of the excerpts to...