Review: Chicken Scream App

  There is a new app that’s out and is going viral. It is called Chicken Scream. The basic premise of the app is to allow your voice to control the chicken. Make a soft noise and the chicken walks, make a loud noise and the chicken jumps. I first heard about this app in the iPad Piano Teachers Group and my first thought was hilarious! My second thought of course was how well would this work with piano? So I tried it… As you can see this would be a fun app to use with students when teaching dynamics regardless what […]

Tech Tuesday: Note Rush App

It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed an app and I’m really excited to be sharing this review with you today. Note Rush is a note reading app that hears your instrument. With 3 themes to choose from (and more in the works!), it is super easy to use and fun! I wanted to do a video review for the first time. Be sure to watch to the end where you can see a student of mine playing the app and what happens after he tries all 3 themes. Note Rush App Review Note Rush is a motivating app that engages […]

Rhythm Swing App

I consider myself to be a lucky teacher and had the opportunity to beta test a fun rhythm app called Rhythm Swing. Rhythm Swing is created by Luke Bartolomeo who created Flashnote Derby. And like Flashnote Derby, Rhythm Swing is a must have in the studio. Students really get into the monkey beating the crocodile by tapping rhythms correctly. But don’t take my word for it. Here is a short video I took of one of my students playing Rhythm Swing. Trust me, you will want to watch until the end! 😉 Currently Rhythm Swing covers: Quarter Notes and Rests […]

Tech Tuesday: NinGenius Music iOS app

There is a fairly new music app in the app store and it is a lot of fun! If you have any students that enjoy the martial arts, this will most likely be a favorite. NinGenius has 3 different purchase options to choose from. The Student edition ($2.99) is for individual students learning one instrument. Scores will only be tracked for that student. The Studio edition ($9.99) will allow the teacher to put unlimited students under one instrument. And the School edition ($17.99) will allow unlimited students under unlimited instruments. (This is great if you have a studio or classroom that teachers […]

Tech Tuesday: Moosic Studio Update (and giveaway!)

I am excited to announce that the version 1.1 update that everyone has been waiting for with the iPad app, Moosic Studio is officially live and kicking! Yes, teachers Moosic Studio now includes invoicing and more! So let’s find out what everyone will see with the new update. I know billing was the most anticipated, so we will begin there. There are 3 main new features related to billing: 1. Invoicing- (hoorah!) This feature has been one that teachers have been chomping at the bit for. With this feature, teachers will be able to invoice for any period of time. […]