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12 Bar Blues Improvisation

12-Bar Blues Improvisation Jane M. Kuehne, TI:ME Instructor [email protected] Auburn University TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed: Electronic Musical Instruments Music Production Level: Middle School Class: General Music Equipment: MIDI workstations (enough for students to have at most 4 to a computer) Cakewalk Sonar or other MIDI sequencing software Duration: Four full class periods (at a minimum) […]

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12 Bar Blues Improvisation

12-Bar Blues Improvisation Jane M. Kuehne, TI:ME Instructor [email protected] Auburn University TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed: Electronic Musical Instruments Music Production Level: Middle School Class: General Music Equipment: MIDI workstations (enough for students to have at most 4 to a computer) Cakewalk Sonar or other MIDI sequencing software Duration: Four full class periods (at a minimum)

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Surprise – You Can Improvise!

Surprise – You Can Improvise! Maribeth [email protected]. Passios Elementary School TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed: Sequencing Level: Elementary Class: General Music Equipment: Sequencing Software Duration: 60 Minutes Prior Knowledge and Skills: Students have prior experience: – Playing barred instruments – Exploring pentatonic scale – Improvising rhythms MENC Standards Addressed: MENC 2: Performing on instruments, alone and

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Surprise – You Can Improvise!

Surprise – You Can Improvise! Maribeth [email protected]. Passios Elementary School TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed: Sequencing Level: Elementary Class: General Music Equipment: Sequencing Software Duration: 60 Minutes Prior Knowledge and Skills: Students have prior experience: – Playing barred instruments – Exploring pentatonic scale – Improvising rhythms NAfME standard of 1994 Addressed: NAfME standard of 1994: Performing on

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Merrily We Improvise

Merrily We Improvise Paul [email protected] School, Wakefield, RI TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed: Electronic Musical Instruments Level: Elementary Class: General Music Equipment: Multiple synthesizers such as Yamaha PSR 220 with built in accompaniment patterns Duration: 40 Minutes Prior Knowledge and Skills: Five-finger piano practice. Experience playing Merrily We Roll Along. One-finger chord accompaniment experience MENC Standards

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Merrily We Improvise

Merrily We Improvise Paul [email protected] School, Wakefield, RI TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed: Electronic Musical Instruments Level: Elementary Class: General Music Equipment: Multiple synthesizers such as Yamaha PSR 220 with built in accompaniment patterns Duration: 40 Minutes Prior Knowledge and Skills: Five-finger piano practice. Experience playing Merrily We Roll Along. One-finger chord accompaniment experience NAfME standard

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Utilizing Background Tracks to Teach Improvising

Utilizing background tracks to teach improvising Ron [email protected] University TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed: Electronic Musical Instruments Level: College Class: Instrumental Equipment: background tracks using Band in a Box or Finale sequences. Duration: 50 Minutes Prior Knowledge and Skills: The student should have basic improvisation skills to play over blues or rock or jazz changes. MENC

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Utilizing Background Tracks to Teach Improvising

Utilizing background tracks to teach improvising Ron [email protected] University TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed: Electronic Musical Instruments Level: College Class: Instrumental Equipment: background tracks using Band in a Box or Finale sequences. Duration: 50 Minutes Prior Knowledge and Skills: The student should have basic improvisation skills to play over blues or rock or jazz changes. NAfME

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Improvising in Elementary Band Lessons

Improvising in Elementary Band Lessons Lori [email protected] Area School District TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed: Instructional SoftwareMultimedia Level: Elementary Class: Instrumental Equipment: 1. Computer2. Power Point3. Finale 20074. Web connection with no blocks on youtube.com5. Webpage:http://misstubagiggles.tripod.com/loriprojectwebpage.html Duration: 30 Minutes Prior Knowledge and Skills: Students will have performance level knowledge and skills on their instruments and notation

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Improvising in Elementary Band Lessons

Improvising in Elementary Band Lessons Lori [email protected] Area School District TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed: Instructional SoftwareMultimedia Level: Elementary Class: Instrumental Equipment: 1. Computer2. Power Point3. Finale 20074. Web connection with no blocks on youtube.com5. Webpage:http://misstubagiggles.tripod.com/loriprojectwebpage.html Duration: 30 Minutes Prior Knowledge and Skills: Students will have performance level knowledge and skills on their instruments and notation

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