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Online music education is a growing industry limited only by the technology being used to provide the lessons. Skype has been the program of choice used by hundreds or even thousands of professional music teachers all over the world. Now however, Zenph Sound Innovations has released a new web browser based lesson portal known as ZOEN (for Zenph Online Education Network) that makes getting started taking or giving online lessons a whole lot easier. Read on to find out more.
Everyone likes a freebie, and stretching your school budget by making use of free concert band sheet music is one that every band director can enjoy. For those that have in their heads that free concert band music automatically means poor quality, take heart, many of the freebies you will find on the sites listed below are from lesser known but capable composers and many of their selections can work well in many ensembles. Read on to see the list.
Eugene Rousseau is one of the most noted names on the saxophone, with his own line of professional mouthpieces and over 80 pieces of recorded literature to his credit. Now Rousseau has opened his own saxophone pedagogy resource site with several useful videos, articles, and other items of interest to aspiring saxophonists around the world. Read on to find out what makes this new site so useful.
Deal of the Day websites like Woot, DailySteals, and others are growing in popularity but few ever feature music related items. I have discovered two daily deal sites that specialize only in music and music education oriented merchandise and both seem to offer pretty good prices when compared to full retail. I am sure that there are more music deals sites out there, so if you know of any that I am not covering in this article be sure to leave a comment and add your own proverbial two cents.
For the last seven years I have been steadily building the archive of free printable sheet music for piano and other instruments here at MusicEdMagic.com. Most of our selection of sheet music is beginner oriented, meaning that they are melody only, usually written for right hand only, and written at a 5th grade beginning band ability level.