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I’m a private instructor, teaching piano, drum set, and composition. One of the most valuable teaching tools I have in my studio is my music notation software. Being able to easily type music and export as PDF or print to paper right in my studio is a great advantage to me, but when do we as music educators need to worry about copyright violation?
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Understanding Music with Musical Patterns (9/14/2014) - First, take a banana. Open up and smell it. Is it green, or over ripe, or somewhere in between? You ‘know’ with your nose. You detect the smell and then compare that smell with... Innovation in the Music Classroom – #musedchat (9/8/14) (9/12/2014) - What is #musedchat? Each Monday evening on Twitter, music teachers get together and share ideas about important topics within music education. It’s a great chance to interact directly with educators from all over the... 4 Ways Students Can Evaluate Singing (9/10/2014) - The beginning of the school year involves a lot of instruction, guidance, and evaluation on the director’s to-do list. We model proper singing technique as we teach new repertoire, teach them to blend with... We Want To Hear From YOU! (9/9/2014) - Time flies; it’s been a little over a month since Leading Notes relaunched on August 6, 2014, three years after we first launched in 2011! We’ve been thrilled by how many people have expressed... Teaching The Basics of Beginning Improvisation (9/5/2014) - A few weeks ago, one of my ten-year-old guitar students successfully played a four measure solo to the changes of Becky G’s “Shower”, using quarter notes and the pentatonic minor scale. I was thrilled...