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Is NoteStar the app keyboard players have been waiting for?

Is NoteStar the app keyboard players have been waiting for?

GregJohnson January 23, 2012 Comments Off

Keyboard players and pianists now need only an iPad to play their favorite songs along to real band accompaniments. As usual, technology is leading the way for hobby musicians who want to expand their

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John Bassett provides the answers! Common questions about children learning to play for the first time.

John Bassett provides the answers! Common questions about children learning to play for the first time.

GregJohnson January 20, 2012 2

Learning a musical instrument can be a fun and fufilling hobby for children. For parents, however, the world of music can appear difficult to navigate, with fact finding missions often producing more questions than

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Time is running out to join Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 3

Time is running out to join Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 3

GregJohnson January 19, 2012 0

Singers and choral music lovers have less than two weeks left to become a voice in Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 3 – the composer’s most ambitious online collective singing project so far. The 31

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Finding a voice: the benefits of learning to play music for children with autism

Finding a voice: the benefits of learning to play music for children with autism

GregJohnson January 18, 2012 1

As reported on the BBC News website, interactive technologies and games are becoming increasingly important outlets for autistic children and their families. Tailored to the needs of their focussed perception and tendencies for structure

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‘The Most Incredible Thing’ Is The Composers!

‘The Most Incredible Thing’ Is The Composers!

GregJohnson July 9, 2010 0

The Pet Shop Boys have revealed that they plan to write the score for a ballet. The most successful duo in UK music history, the Pet Shop Boys, have revealed that they will be

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Gustav Mahler’s 150th Birthday Anniversary

Gustav Mahler’s 150th Birthday Anniversary

GregJohnson July 7, 2010 0

Gustav Mahler’s work needs to be seen to be truly appreciated, according to a leading German conductor. Today (July 7th) would be legendary composer Gustav Mahler’s 150th birthday, and what better way to celebrate

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Whitacre Conducts Whitacre: Light and Gold

Whitacre Conducts Whitacre: Light and Gold

GregJohnson July 6, 2010 0

On August 2 Eric Whitacre will be conducting a selection of his pieces at London's Union Chapel in anticipation of the launch of his new album, 'Light & Gold'

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Andre Rieu to broadcast concert to UK cinemas

Andre Rieu to broadcast concert to UK cinemas

GregJohnson July 1, 2010 0

News has emerged that Andre Rieus’s latest concert, which takes place on 20th July, will be broadcast via satellite to cinemas in 27 separate countries including the UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark,

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Fender’s new G-DEC 3 amplifier ‘packed with features’

Fender’s new G-DEC 3 amplifier ‘packed with features’

GregJohnson July 1, 2010 0

The new Fender G-DEC 3 has been released with huge connectivity options and numerous additional features ideal for all playing styles. According to Fender, the latest Guitar Digital Entertainment Centre (G-DEC) is the start of a “new generation

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Paul Lewis: Music Is More Important Than Performer

Paul Lewis: Music Is More Important Than Performer

GregJohnson June 13, 2010 0

In a refreshingly candid statement, renowned pianist Paul Lewis has revealed that he is not interested in the 'celebrity culture' that exists in the world of music performance and that the music itself

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