I’ve been gleaning a lot from Victor Wooten in his book, “The Music Lesson”… here is a video that sums up one of the chapters. He shares a lot of rich, helpful advice and great teaching metaphors! Check it out!
I caught my 1 year old “playing” keys and “singing” into the microphone yesterday… I think he’s caught the music bug!
To complete my series on the usefulness of the iPad in Lessons, I wanted to share apps that are good for playing music. These are the four that make the cut!
This app provides a super simple way for you to accompany your student in practically any key. By touching the screen, you can play a note or chord to match your student’s song. The Lite version has 4 sounds: organ, pad, rhodes and synth. This app is also a good tool for teaching the chords found in a key (displayed on the left side of the app’s screen). (more…)