GEORGIA MUSIC EDUCATION – Music Machine Laurie Spiegel

Laurie Spiegel was born in Chicago (September 20, 1945) where in her teens she played guitar, banjo, and mandolin, and through them cultivated a devout philosophy of amateur music making. After receiving a degree in the social sciences, she returned to music. Having taught herself notation, she studied classic guitar and composition privately in London, then baroque and renaissance lute at Julliard, and composition with Jacob Druckman and Vincent Persichetti.

Having worked with analog synthesizers since 1969, she sought out the greater compositional control which digital computers could provide and wrote interactive compositional software at Bell Labs from 1973-79. … More GEORGIA MUSIC EDUCATION – Music Machine Laurie Spiegel

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GEORGIA MUSIC EDUCATION featuring Steve Vai and the music industry

Steve Vai answers questions related to success in the music industry at his Private Sessions Event at Guitar Center in Hollywood, CA. The audience included 10 courageous and talented guitarists who were hand picked by Steve to attend as part of a contest through Guitar Center. … More GEORGIA MUSIC EDUCATION featuring Steve Vai and the music industry

GEORGIA MUSIC EDUCATION – How water can be used to SEE Sound

Check out Edwin’s Youtube Channel where he shows us how water can be used to SEE Sound. Water acts like air when sound waves are present.

The definition of SOUND is “In physics, sound is a vibration that propagates as a typically audible mechanical wave of pressure and displacement, through a medium such as air or water.” … More GEORGIA MUSIC EDUCATION – How water can be used to SEE Sound

Georgia Music Education: Athlete vs. Musician

Over the years, sport psychologists and athletes have come to understand that there are certain physical, mental, and emotional states that are optimal for performing up to one’s abilities when it counts. And that the difference between great performances and excellent ones often come down to the athletes’ ability to get into those optimal states at will. Top musical performers work at this just as hard as they do at the physical part of their game. … More Georgia Music Education: Athlete vs. Musician