Written by veteran music educator Peter J. Perry, Technology Tips for Ensemble Teachers presents a collection of practical tips to help today's school music ensemble director incorporate and implement technology in all aspects of large ensemble instruction. This go-to guide offers specific methods for the use of technology in ensemble instruction, identifies applicable technologies, and details proven ways to successfully use those technologies in instruction. Tips throughout the book vary in type and complexity, allowing directors of all technical abilities to use the book effectively to meet the unique needs of their ensembles and students. They also offer content-specific examples for technologies in band, orchestra, jazz ensemble, and chorus instruction, as well as emerging ensemble settings such as percussion ensembles, guitar ensembles, rock bands, a capella groups, and iPad ensembles. With a special focus on current technologies including mobile devices, Technology Tips for Ensemble Teachers is a timely and useful resource for directors as students and classrooms become ever more technology-oriented.
Peter J. Perry has created a must-have resource for the use of technology for the music educator. This book explores the use of technology as a tool for instruction, assessment, and everything in between. This book is a worthwhile addition to any music teacher's collection, mine included! * Jeffrey M. Tedford, Assistant Chair of the Department of Music and Director of Orchestras, Grove City College * A unique balance of art and technology. Peter J. Perry shows the heart of a musician, the voice of a master teacher, and the mind of a futurist. His tips and strategies will surely change music teaching and learning for generations to come. * Darla S. Hanley, Dean of the Professional Education Division, Berklee College of Music *