Roger Brown on the importance of arts education

Roger Brown on the importance of arts education

Anita: I’m actually going to start with you, Roger, because you said something this morning that I thought might be a good way to kick off the conversation. Because if any of you are still wondering, and I no no one in this room is still wondering, why it is that the arts deserve a place in a national conversation… we hear an awful lot these days about China. Roger…

Unboxing a DIY Synth Music Kit | Peep This #17

Unboxing a DIY Synth Music Kit | Peep This #17

Today, Joey and I are going to look at what’s inside this box. But we’re also going to be using another one of our senses. We’re going to listen to what’s inside this box. [FINGERS TAPPING] Let’s peep this. [MUSIC PLAYING] Here we have– Hmm! –the LittleBits Synth Kit. So this is a kit to make your own synthesizer. If you’re familiar with our LittleBits kit that we already sell…

WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 1)

WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 1)

This video was made possible by Skillshare. Churchill was a man with many talents. He was an artist, a butterfly enthusiast, and he had an unpublished manuscript about aliens. Clearly he was a man with an insatiable thirst for knowledge. Maybe he could have loaded up his computer, and logged on to Skillshare. An online learning community, with more than 19,000 classes in design, business, technology and more. Perhaps he…

Importance of Music and Arts Education

Importance of Music and Arts Education

[Piano piece]>>Gary Price: It’s a normal school day, and in a small rehearsal room Drew is practicing her Beethoven. [Trumpet scales]>>Price: Next door, Ian warms up on his trumpet. There are other students there waiting to play the drums, piano, brass – even the ukulele. These students are part of a program at the British International School of Chicago, South Loop – or BISC – that integrates music and the…

NVAA Music Technology – Hit the High Notes

NVAA Music Technology – Hit the High Notes

(upbeat instrumental music) – The North Valley Arts Academies Creative Musicianship and Music Technology Program at PVSchools allows your child to explore a new world of music. By blending start-of-the-art equipment and innovative technology with traditional music knowledge, your child will learn all about music creation, both in theory and through fun, hands-on learning. We all know that learning music is an excellent way to help children express both their…

The Impossible Diminished Unison | How Intervals Work

The Impossible Diminished Unison | How Intervals Work

Have you ever heard of a diminished unison? If you already know some music theory, you’ll recognize this name for an interval (the distance between two notes). But what if I told you that although it correctly follows the way we name intervals, the diminished unison is impossible? It doesn’t exist. One of my theory professors, Richard Devore, calls this non-interval “the black hole of music theory.” So let’s explore…

All About That Bog Music Video

All About That Bog Music Video

Because you know I’m all about that bog, ‘bout that bog, Go wetlands! I’m all about that bog, ‘bout that bog, Go Wetlands! I’m all about that bog, ‘bout that bog, Go Wetlands! I’m all about that bog, ‘bout that bog, Go Wetlands! Bog, Bog, Bog Bog. Wetlands have many names, like Swamp, Bog, Marsh, and Slough Fen, and Mire, the Prairie pothole too Wetlands slow down the water, cleansing…

Can you guess this note? Perfect Pitch and Physics

Can you guess this note? Perfect Pitch and Physics

[MUSIC PLAYING] (SINGING) I want it that way. It’s actually A major, so it’s (SINGING) you are my fire, or I want it that way. [MUSIC – BACKSTREET BOYS, “I WANT IT THAT WAY”] I want it that way. I played this game with my friend Anna where I sang random pop songs in whatever key I feel comfortable with. And then, since she knows the songs, she was able…

Half & Quarter Notes (World of Music by Classplash)

Half & Quarter Notes (World of Music by Classplash)

when musicians talk about half and quarter note it can be quite confusing adults are always so complicated Ahoy little music sailors my name is João Ramalheiro, I’m a music teacher Microsoft expert educator entrepreneur and founder at Classplash and I’m dedicated in helping you out with an engaging experience and this little friend here will help us he’s a music note and he loves to travel between our worlds…

An inside look at Algonquin College’s Music Industry Arts Program

An inside look at Algonquin College’s Music Industry Arts Program

A lot of people have that entrepreneurial dream and I’m not all that different. It’s hard to pinpoint a job when you’re trying to make it yourself. You don’t necessarily think of paying for an education to teach you how to be creative, but being creative is something you have to be able to exploit and that’s what they teach. So where Algonquin, it’s more okay, maybe you’re creative, maybe…