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I wrote a little treatise on how to write for guitar. I’m often given music that is not possible to play on the instrument, and I realize that this is because there are many people who want to write for guitar but are not sure how the guitar works. Rather than complain and curse these well […]
One of the most difficult things about being a private teacher is organizing performance opportunities for our students. If you’ve never done it before, it can feel extremely overwhelming, to the point where you never end up doing them at all! That’s really unfortunate because if you think back to your music education, I bet…
Remember that time when you were little and one of your imaginary friends took your hand and led you into a world that looked like yours only brighter? No? Me neither. That’s what Blue Man Group is like. Blue Man Group grew out of a collaboration between three close friends, Chris Wink, Matt Goldman and […]
This talk refers to a Bobby Mcferrin demonstration called “Watch me play the audience”(http://www.ted.com/talks/bobby_mcferr…), and explores the universality of music by examining the naturally–occurring phenomenon of the harmonic series. It makes use of a demonstration of the principles of the harmonic series, presented by Leonard Bernstein as part of his Norton Lectures at Harvard University in 1973.
Pianist Assaff Weisman’s solo and chamber music performances have taken him to some of the major venues in Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas; from Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall in New York, to the Beethovenhalle in Bonn, and Rudolfinum in Prague. He is frequently heard on radio stations across the United States, in music ranging from Bach to the present day. His 2002 release of an all-Schubert recording for Yamaha’s “NYC Rising Star” series quickly became one of its best sellers. An avid chamber musician, Mr. Weisman has collaborated with Isidore Cohen, Michael Tree, Samuel Rhodes, and Peter Wiley, among others, and has taken part in the Aspen Music Festival, Campos do Jordão (Brazil), Lima Chamber Music Festival (Peru), The Music Festival of the Hamptons, and Verbier (Switzerland). He is a founding member, and the Executive Director of the award-winning Israeli Chamber Project, with which he has toured and recorded since 2008. Mr. Weisman is a graduate of The Juilliard School, where he received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees as a student of Herbert Stessin, and where he now is a member of the Evening Division piano faculty. Prior to his studies in New York, Mr. Weisman worked with Professor Victor Derevianko in Israel, where he was a winner of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarships. Mr. Weisman is a Yamaha Artist.
ジャズの曲をアレンジする方法。 Building A Jazz Set Being a professional musician these days is a challenge, especially if you are a woodwind specialist. We study and practice the finest details of theory, composition, improvisation, and so on. But there is little discussion, especially amongst young players, of the art of creating an interesting series of songs (a […]
The ambition of most songwriters is to achieve a high level of prosperity from their works. Yet, the vast majority often struggle to make ends meet throughout their careers, In fact, the International Songwriters Association has said that as little as 5% of published songwriters actually make enough money to live comfortably. Now, you might […]
Frostbite is a multi-effect plugin featuring ring modulator, feedback (delay) and freeze modules. What’s great about Frostbite is the range of sounds you can get from it but also the differences you get with different input sounds. For instance, you can create a preset using a certain type of input sound to give a […]