8 Ways to Simplify Rock Tunes for Your Students

Making rock music sound authentic with your student rock group can be difficult, but it doesn't have to be. Here are some ways to simplify your rock tunes for your kids while still keeping the integrity of the song and the sound intact: Use simple versions of the main open chords for guitar. Don't use … Continue reading 8 Ways to Simplify Rock Tunes for Your Students

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Presenting at RESONATE 2017 in Newfoundland

I was asked to do this a while ago but I just can't hold it in any longer!! At the end of October I will be travelling to St. John's, Newfoundland to deliver not one, not two, not even three, but four workshops at RESONATE 2017! Not only am I presenting a workshop on Rock Bands … Continue reading Presenting at RESONATE 2017 in Newfoundland

Inspiring Kids and Workshopping a Rock Band

The PEI Jazz and Blues Festival School Tour, headed by Andrew Waite and The Firm, was a huge success at Montague Consolidated School.  We have never hosted the tour before and I am incredibly happy that we did. The band members were great with the audience and included the kids as much as possible. They … Continue reading Inspiring Kids and Workshopping a Rock Band

Now Offering Workshops

Over the last couple of years of presenting to teachers a handful of times I’ve realized that I absolutely love presenting Workshops and Professional Development to other music teachers. Most recently, I had a ton of fun presenting on live and from source sound at the PEIMEA Professional Learning Day earlier this month. I am … Continue reading Now Offering Workshops