How Modern Technology Can Revolutionize Music Education: Using today's amazing software and web-based tools to explode student creativity and reach new students.
Melody Writing: A lesson on the basics of writing effective melodies.
Focus and Attention: How to maximize the results of your practice time.
Visualization and Mental Rehearsal: The power of the movie theater in your mind.
Neurology Applied: How science is returning music instruction back to expressive development.
Pitch Development: Exercising your "inner ear".
Rhythmic Development: A mathematic and kinesthetic rather than traditional labeling approach.
Who's Running This Show?: The body/mind ego and how it holds back your progress.
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