Interview in MENC Magazine

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Many thanks to Chad Criswell of MusicEdMagic.com for interviewing me for his article in the October 2009 issue of Teaching Music, an MENC magazine for music educators.

TI:ME Essay: Notation Software

Barbara FreedmanMusic Technology Basics, Uncategorized6 Comments

This is another essays as part of TI:ME Level 1 Certification and answers specific questions posed for certification. This essay goes a little further as it address the concept of music literacy. Before purists vote to lynch me, let me say that I think teaching students to read traditional music notation is important. However, I don’t think it’s of primary importance and I hope it becomes clearer in this article.

TI:ME Essay: Electronic Instruments and MIDI

Barbara FreedmanMusic Technology Basics1 Comment

This and the following two articles are papers I wrote for TI:ME alternate certification. First, a little clarification. Back in the day (as my students like to say), music software was divided into three separate and distinct categories. Software to manipulate MIDI, audio and notation were separate purchases. Today, the lines are blurred.