MUS654 2017 Posts
Practice: Walking Through Daisies or ‘Going on a Bear Hunt’?
There is something romantic about playing a musical instrument, but practice? The emotion, getting caught up in the moment, itRead more.
Shuffle the deck: Scales becoming tunes #MUS654
Listening, and thinking on the way music creeps under your skin to make you move… I spent this week thinkingRead more.
Scaling it up: More than a ladder?
Talking with a number of different instrumentalist: An ukulele player, bassist, violinist, clarinettist, and a singer about #MUS654 topic ofRead more.
On melody, meaning, & relationships of notes #MUS654
Melody is something that speaks to people. It sings, it moves, it has meaning. I was musing over this asRead more.
Lyre Bird: #MUS654
I was thinking about melodies and the #MUS654 topic of ‘what makes a melody?‘ when I remembered about the lyre bird.Read more.
Listening to the world MUS654
It’s the beginning of this year’s #MUS654 and we’re looking at all things sound for this week. Under the #MUS654 tabRead more.
Learning on your own
I love learning and I love teaching, and I love to make things fun. My classes started last week andRead more.
Time to open #MUS654 for 2017
It’s the start of another academic year, and I have just welcomed a new group of wonderful final year studentsRead more.