John Kuzmich, Jr. Ph.D. is a veteran music educator, jazz educator and music technologist who has taught on five continents. Dr Kuzmich won five Gold Medals as a band director at the World Music Contest in Kerkrade, Netherlands. His music talents are wide-spread as an accomplished conductor, performer, clinician, author, technologist and educator which help to make him a very creative music studio teacher regardless of the level of the student.

MIDI - The Music Education Tool K-12 Can't Live Without: New Benchmarks for Chromebooks


Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) is the technical standard for connecting electronic musical instruments and computers to record, edit, and playback music.Created in 1983 and 40 years later, it is still essential in music education because playing any keyboard note can generate: Notation Pitch Velocity Panning Vibrato Clock Signals Key P...

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Bandlab Breaks the Music Education MIDI Sound Barrier


Once upon a time, school students had to know how to play an instrument to make music or know enough theory to compose a song. We all gathered in the music room or auditorium of our brick-and mortar high schools to learn music and perform it. The music education world has seen many changes since then; and recently all education has been drastically...

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2019 Winter NAMM Show MIDI Highlights!

The NAMM Show is the pulse of the music industry. The 2019 Winter NAMM Show lived up to expectations with 115,000+ attendees and 2,000 exhibiting member companies. Most notable, there was a 14% increase in international participants, boosting the global importance of The NAMM Show. It's always a pure delight to attend the Winter NAMM Show. This yea...

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2018 Winter NAMM Show MIDI Highlights


It's a pure delight to attend the Winter NAMM Show. You get to bask in the warm Southern California sun, in the middle of winter, next to Disneyland, while your family enjoys a mini-vacation. The annual Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim California puts you at the global crossroads of the music products industry. This year's event, which to...

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