CMEA 11

Barbara Freedmanlessons, Music Technology Basics, Presentations, Session Handouts, teaching3 Comments

I gave two technology sessions at the CMEA 2011 In Service Conference. Click on the links below to download the handouts. Thursday, April 7, 1:15 PM  TeachMusicHandout2 Friday, April 8, 10:15 AM – 12:15 AM GarageBand Thanks for attending my sessions. Please let me know if I can assist you further. Contact me click HERE. Thanks!

January 2011 Blog Carnival!

Barbara Freedmanlessons, Music Technology Basics, Reviews, teaching4 Comments

The January 2011 Music Education Carnival hosted by MusicEdTech.com This carnival hopes to provide a “sounding board” and venue for publication for the Music Education Related Bloggers. Anyone who is writing about topics that are directly related to musicians, music performance, music education, or music technology are welcome to be part of this carnival.

NYSSMA Handout

Barbara Freedmanlessons, Music Technology Basics, Presentations, Session Handouts, teaching2 Comments

On December 3, 2010, I gave a session at the NY State School Music Association Winter Conference in Rochester, NY entitled Teach Music. The Technology Will Follow. The session was about how free or inexpensive entry-level software for Mac (GarageBand) or PC (Mixcraft) can be used to teach music concepts. I ran out of handouts so here’s a .pdf file … Read More

ATMI 2010: Reflections

Barbara FreedmanUncategorized2 Comments

I had the honor of presenting a session at ATMI (Association for Technology in Music Instruction) 2010 conference in Minneapolis, MN. I have never been to a conference of university & college professors. It was very different from K-12 educator’s or industry specific conferences that I have attended. Sessions were basically in two categories, presentations of research on topics of … Read More

ATMI 2010: Recreating the Secondary General Music Classroom for the 21st Century Learner: Teaching Music Through Composition with Technology

Barbara FreedmanMusic Technology Basics, Presentations, Session Handouts, teaching0 Comments

I was honored to present at the ATMI  Conference (Association for Technology in Music Instruction http://atmionline.org/) which met concurrently with the CMS (College Music Society http://www.music.org) conference in Minneapolis, MN. My session was entitled Recreating the Secondary General Music Classroom for the 21st Century Learner: Teaching Music Through Composition with Technology. Below is the abstract and a link to download … Read More

Boost Rehearsal Attendance for Community & School Performing Ensembles

Barbara Freedmanorchestras, Performances, teaching, Uncategorized0 Comments

I was asked via a Twitter post (https://twitter.com/MusicEdTech) to provide some tips on how to boost attendance at community band rehearsals. I suppose these tips would hold true for any community-performing group that relies on volunteers for its organization and even applies to school organizations. If you really think about it, school music ensembles are really made up of volunteers. … Read More