Fall 2013 Course – Designing Technologies & Experiences for Music Making, Learning and Engagement

MPAME-GE 2035 – 3 Units – Technological Trends in Music Education Designing Technologies & Experiences for Music Making, Learning and Engagement Thursdays – 4:55pm-6:35pm – EDUC 877 – Fall 2013 In this course students will work individually and in teams in the design of music technologies and/or experiences for music making, learning … Continue Reading →

Making it Easier to be Musical in Scratch

One of our summer research projects has focused on the refinement of audio, sound and music blocks and strategies for Scratch 2.0, the visual programming environment for kids developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. Out of the box, Scratch provides some basic sound and audio … Continue Reading →

2011 – Year in Review

It’s been quite a while since I’ve updated this blog. The reality is that I’ve been finding less and less time for the longer posts that generally fit the category of “blog.” Instead, I’ve been curating a lot of content and posting links to the interesting things going on via … Continue Reading →


MIDI Scratch Extensions

Music and Audio Scratch 2.0 Alpha Extensions Working with John Maloney and Eric Rosenbaum at the MIT Media Lab, we are working on a set of experimental music and audio extensions for Scratch 2.0. Our current work has an experimental set of MIDI blocks that can be used to control … Continue Reading →


ATMI 2012 – Nov. 17, 2012 Timbre, Space and the Creative Processes of Engineers and Producers Wilmington Public Schools Workshop Materials – Nov. 6, 2012 Technology and the Arts Prezi STEM to STEAM Prezi Prezi from soundmusicresearch.org seminar – University of Southern Denmark

Spring Cleaning and New Beginnings

Now that the semester is finished, papers marked, and grades assigned, I am starting to clean out my office at Indiana State. However, instead of sorting, reorganizing and planning for next year, I am boxing everything up in preparation for my upcoming move to beautiful Lowell, Massachusetts. Beginning September 1, … Continue Reading →