Redefining the “C” in MOOC from “Course” to “Community”: The Design, Implementation, and Evolution of PlayWithYourMusic.org

This is the abstract for a presentation I’ve been invited to give in September at the International Music Institutes Leadership Forum (IMILF) to be held at the China Conservatory in Beijing as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations. I’ll be speaking about the design, implementation and evolution of our Play … Continue Reading →




Music, Creativity and Technology: An Example from Actual Practice

Step 1: Find music notation scribbled on a bathroom wall. Step 2: Take a picture of it with your cell phone camera and post it online to ImageShack: http://img120.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picture1ix9.jpg Step 3: Post a link to that photo on Reddit for others to see and discuss: http://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/7bqjc/music_found_in_the_toilet/ Step 4: Transcribe melody … Continue Reading →