POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Poplar Bluff Junior High School music students got hand on learning with new music technology.
Music Technology Day took place at Three Rivers College’s Tinnin Fine Arts Center on Thursday, November 19.
Poplar Bluff Junior High School music students were under the supervision of teacher Gary Garner.
Students were able to perform the tips of the clinicians in real-time on their MacBook Airs.
Professional trombonist Cody Henry of St. Louis gave a presentation on iLift which is an Apple app for slowing music down to imitate jazz language.
PBHS senior Kaycee Kimbrow presented on Notepad. Notepad is a music writing tool that is now featured on all band students’ laptops.
Three Rivers adjunct guitar instructor Jay Shephard discussed the usefulness of Garage Band for musicians. Garner talked about scoring music from films using the new track function in Garage Band.