Creating a track in Reaper including drum sequences, loops, and some text-to-speech from free websites This is a step-by-step tutorial task designed to achieve several learning outcomes: Help you become familiar with some of the processes behind creating a track READ MORE
When the Saints Go Marching In (110bpm, Concert Bb) Here are the notes we’ll use to start with: Step by Step practice Using the concept of “Mental Boxes” as described by Marquis Hill. We start by improvising with READ MORE
Just A Closer Walk With Thee (110bpm, Concert Bb)
Andrea Giuffredi has some excellent playalong videos to incorporate into your practice routine. I have so far made three videos for ultra-beginners to playalong with using their first 5 notes.
How do I download Cakewalk? Get BandLab Assistant here and install it. From BandLab Assistant’s “Apps” tab, you’ll be able to install Cakewalk by BandLab and related demo content & instrument packs. Video tutorials to get you started
Here’s a useful website about mindfulness for teens or teachers of teens.
Kreasound has some remix competitions in various styles Metapop site has several remix competitions running Splice has some remix competitions Remixcomps.io lists various competitions Tips Some tips on how to win a remix contest Useful Tutorials This video describes how READ MORE
Download and install Musescore Download (and unzip) the two Musescore files: Lion Sleeps Parts Lion Sleeps Unzip both files into your music folder Open up both files in MuseScore so you can switch back and forth between them. Sketch out READ MORE
Goal: To arrange backing figures for a horn section that highlight the harmony and use smooth voice leading / guide tones Background knowledge: Understanding of triads in various inversions and smooth voice leading over the chord progression for When the READ MORE
Sforzando With Reaper on Windows if you want to play piano, bass, drums etc you need to install some kind of software synthesizer. Here is a free one called Sforzando (download here) (more info here) that you use to play Soundfonts READ MORE
Step 1.1 Download the Virtual Instrument (VSTi) From this page download the BassMidi VSTi 1.2 zipfile. Step 1.2 Unzip that file to your VST plugin directory Two Common directories for VST plugins: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steinberg\VstPlugins C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\VST3 If either of these READ MORE
This page includes some demo files to help learning the 1920’s medley for Westminster Prep School Band. It’s a work in progress so I will update the demos as the piece approaches completion. 1920’s medley latest version at various speeds READ MORE