Students of the Robotics Club at Johns Hopkins University setup sensors along one of the most popular staircases on campus. The result? A bit of fun for walkers of the staircase. Some passersby walk on none the wiser while others take time to experiment and enjoy the musical experience. Interested in robotics? The Johns Hopkins … Continue reading
How Many Instruments Can You Play…At One Time?
After going blind by age 2 due to poor medical treatment, Ronald “Rahsaan Roland” Kirk went on to forge a career as one of the most innovative, influential, and exciting jazz instrumentalists in history. He made a name for himself modifying his instruments to support his technique of playing three saxophones simultaneously. Later on he … Continue reading
Dr. Gravenor, Superintendent, Honored by NJ Music Educators Association
This press release was submitted for publication to local newspapers, and so far has been picked up by the Courier Post. March 7, 2014 At the recent annual gathering of music educators for the New Jersey Music Educator’s Conference, Delsea Regional School District’s Superintendent, Dr. Piera Gravenor, was honored with a School Administrator Award for … Continue reading
#flipband Episode 3: Warming-Up: Consistent, Persistent, and Speed Resistant
Hello all! Episode 3: Warming-UP: Consistent, Persistent, and Speed Resistant won’t be up for a few days due to a file storage mishap. No worries! Thanks to the folks at Haiku Deck, our information is stored in the cloud and viewable in a beautiful online slide presentation with notes. Please use the presentation and the notes as … Continue reading
Feel Like Makey Makey Some Music?
This is what happens when brilliant minds remember that sometimes simple is fun! For more on Makey Makey, check out makeymakey.com. Have a MaKey idea? Share it and it might just come to life! Submit your ideas to email@example.com or Tweet them using #DelseaMaKey and you just might win your own MaKey MaKey! Continue reading
Delsea #flipband YouTube Channel
Delsea #flipband YouTube Channel This is the YouTube channel where our videos will be housed. Currently only the “Daily Journal” video is available, but both the live lecture about flipped mastery and a follow-up on practicing will be coming shortly. Continue reading
Snow Day Photo Challenge!
Hey musicians! How will you spend your snow day?! Take some photos of snowday fun with something musical and Tweet them out! The best snow day music photo will get a retweet and a blog post featuring the photo! Use #snowday and remember to tag @DelseaMusic in your Tweet! Happy #Snowday Photographing! Continue reading
Afro-Cuban rooted Pedrito Martinez Group coming to South Jersey
World-class. Cuban immigrant. Among the world’s best Afro-Latin hand percussionists. And to top it all off? He just turned 40! Cuban native Pedrito Martinez has quickly become one of the most sought-after session men in the industry. His band, The Pedrito Martinez Group, combines conservatory musical training with raw South American musical talent to produce … Continue reading
Who Has 32 Fingers, 8 Thumbs, and a Piano?!
The Piano Guys! If you haven’t heard, The Piano Guys have a little something special this holiday season! In a video that has gone viral both on YouTube and Facebook, The Piano Guys prepared Angels We Have Heard On High for one piano and four players (that’s 8 sets of hands!). Check out how they put all of … Continue reading
What Do the Air Force, a Museum, and a Flash Mob Have in Common?
On December 3, 2013, the United States Air Force Band, stationed in Washington, D.C., gave an outstanding flash mob performance at the National Air and Space Museum. Starting with the notes of just a single cellist playing Bach’s Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, the rest of the ensemble, including members of the famous Air Force Singing … Continue reading