- Music News: Joshua Bell mentors young artists, teen composers of new classical music, the Drum Corps International World Championships, High tech drums and conducting, a Springsteen museum, and a new In Tune Contest.
- The Listening List and Frontrunner
- Icon Stan Kenton:
- Write Stuff: Hit songwriter Lindy Robbins*
- Players: Electric violinist Nina DiGregorio
- Influences: 5 Seconds of Summer
- Techniques: Cut To the Chase:
- Best Music Schools 2015: Helping students explore options for post high school music education.
- Spoon Stirs Things Up: A band reunites and revamps its creative process.
- Record Yourself: Part 3 of the In Tune Scholastic Studio series.
- What Do You Do: Product manager Bo Clifton
- Essentials: Strings
- Places: The Grammy Museum
From “Cut to the Chase”: Page 24 of the Student Edition
Help students better understand, read, and perform music written in cut time (2/2) time signature. Read More>>
Part 3: Record Yourself
Page 62 of the In Tune Student Edition
Prepare and encourage students to use recording as a technique to help build overall musicianship. This lesson plan includes an overview, along with a guest lesson provided by John Mlynczak of Presonus. Read More>>
Hear songs by artists featured in the October 2014 issue, including Spoon, 5 Seconds to Summer, Read More>>
What, exactly, is a “music degree”? Well, the answer isn’t as simple as you think. Continue reading Degree Decoder
Students will explore the music of Stan Kenton and compare his work to that of other “big band” leaders. Read More>>