Monthly Archives: August 2021

Oculus Quest apps use AR to teach you how to play the piano

In a video posted to Reddit earlier this week, developer Dominik Hackl showed footage of his AR app, Magic Keys, running on Oculus Quest using the Experimental Passthrough API. The footage, embedded below, was posted to Reddit and shows Hackl playing on a live keyboard while using an AR overlay on the passthrough view to learn songs in real time. ...

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For soprano Amy Porter, opera is her magic flute

Growing up in church choirs and taking flute lessons, Amy Porter never gave much thought to her voice. She knew she could sing, but it wasn’t until high school, when she landed the role of Fiona in a production of Alan Jay Lerner’s “Brigadoon,” that she realized she might have. a real talent. “I thought everyone looked like Julie Andrews ...

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How 2 Jewish sisters built a cultural oasis during WWII

Braber’s book, published in 2013, explores to what extent Jews were integrated into Dutch society before the war and how their ties to non-Jews or their relative isolation contributed to their ability to resist Nazi oppression. In it, he uses what he describes as a “broad and inclusive definition of resistance”. Around 55,000 Dutch people played a role in resistance ...

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Dalton Public Schools News – Dalton Public Schools

Jason Lin, senior at Dalton High School, was recognized as this year’s Karen Lightbody Fellowship recipient for his outstanding piano skills. The Karen Lightbody Kirkman Piano Scholarship is administered by the Dalton Education Foundation. It is offered to one candidate per year and pays for the recipient’s continuing music lessons. Karen Lightbody was an accomplished pianist who donated her skills ...

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Laura Kauppi | The Batavian

In a new world of everything virtual – from business meetings and telemedicine to therapy sessions – it is perhaps not surprising that piano teacher Laura Kauppi has embraced this new existence with the same passion as her. has for his job. It has evolved from one-on-one private lessons to online group sessions. “I really like virtual camps,” Kauppi said ...

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Our annual guide to Memphis nightlife is back!

Editor’s Note: We compiled this list several weeks ago and Covid-19 is an ever-changing situation. As always, please follow pandemic safety protocols when dining inside and call ahead to make sure all of the establishments listed here are still offering live entertainment. After more than a year at home together, separation anxiety can be hard to overcome, but your couch ...

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Peter Heller’s New COVID-Era Thriller ‘The Guide’ Will Dread You, In Best Way

A COVID-19 era thriller will sound like the best or the worst thing to read right now, depending on your disposition. But if you’re of a darker, more contemplative mindset, there’s something cathartic about Peter Heller’s latest novel, “The Guide” (Knopf, 272 pp., ★★★ of four), a wild black still so subtly dystopian. who speculates on the horrors of a ...

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Nicole Rashell Moniz | Obituary

Nicole Rashell Moniz, 37, of Ripon, WI, walked into the Arms of Waiting God on Saturday, August 21, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 4, 1984 at the Berlin hospital, to Rick and Becky (Ebert) Koon. Nicole grew up in Ripon. As a child, she loved dance lessons and was part of the Ripon High ...

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A death in a Sunday accident

August 21, 2021 WEST UNION, Ohio – The Wilson Children’s Home in West Union has been an effigy of strength and security for young people for over a century. Plans to establish the house began on March 6, 1882, when John T. Wilson, an accomplished abolitionist, soldier, and statesman, wrote to county commissioners that he proposed to donate $ 50,000. ...

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Segue celebrates its 500th episode

In this week’s episode of Segue, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s weekly radio show exploring the lives and work of people on campus and beyond, WSIE celebrates the show’s 500th episode with a broadcast 50 minutes. Throughout the show, Chancellor Randy Pembrook and College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Dean Kevin Leonard interview a variety of guests critical to Segue’s enduring ...

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“Please take this out of my house”

A Craigslist piano for sale is freaking out Twitter users. Listing, for free piano, went viral thanks to Florida-based reporter Timothy burke. In a thread which has now received nearly 85,000 likes, Burke revealed the Craigslist ad – which featured one particular detail. Decode and Demystify the Latest Gen Z Online Slang Terms with the new In The Know glossary. ...

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Peloton’s Android app hints at a longtime rower

Perform an APK teardown of the latest version of the Peloton Android application, 9to5Google found evidence that the company is preparing the software to support a rower in the near future. The outlet found various snippets of code that mentioned a device named “Caesar” and “Mazu”. The latter is a reference to a Chinese sea goddess. Like the company’s stationary ...

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Gadgets that make your back to school easier and more fun

DALLAS (KDAF) – Award-winning author and innovation and technology expert Steve Greenberg joined our show to show us some great back-to-school gadgets. FOCI concentration monitoring – We all know about Fitbit and other activity trackers. FOCI Focus Tracker tracks your attention span. Using machine learning and measuring diaphragm movement during breathing, FOCI sends your focus information to an app on ...

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With this training you can learn to play piano, guitar and ukulele for less than $ 30

TLDR: The beginner’s piano, guitar, and ukulele software bundle can help even beginners learn and master three instruments through insightful video lessons led by experts. Imagine taking the stage and sliding behind a piano to start playing your favorite song in front of an enthusiastic crowd. When the song hits your first chorus, you get active, stepping out from behind ...

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40 quotes from Lang Lang about music and hard work

What are your favorite quotes from Lang Lang? Lang Lang is a Chinese concert pianist. He is best known for several of his performances with prominent orchestras across China, the United States and Europe. He has notably given concerts for many dignitaries from various regions of the world, including “Queen Elizabeth”, “President Obama” and “Vladimir Poutine”. Throughout his musical career, ...

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Local Teen Teaches Piano For Free In Daddy’s Tire Store!

PORTSMOUTH, Virginia – You probably wouldn’t expect the sounds of Beethoven to come from a tire store, but you will hear some days at Harris Tire Service in Portsmouth. It’s thanks to 16-year-old Elizabeth Pouloutides who transformed a back office of her father’s car garage into a place where she teaches piano for free. News 3 reporter Margaret Kavanagh first ...

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Call for registration: Free piano improvisation lessons for music production

The lessons could teach participants to create rhythms on the piano without having to study conventional music theory and improve the piano skills of beatmakers. The course includes three models: Fundamentals of Piano Music Theory, Guidelines for Playing the Piano as a Beatmaker, and Course Assessment. It includes nine topics and lasts up to three hours. It begins by illustrating ...

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“The 10th anniversary edition of the InClassica international music festival will be a wonderful event for Dubai”

This summer the European Foundation for the Support of Culture (EUFSC) partners with SAMIT Event Group to present the 10eanniversary edition of its famous InClassica International music festival. For the first time in its history, the festival will be held in the Middle East, with the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai, which has been chosen as the host of ...

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Learn to play the piano with these 6 iPhone apps

Learning to play the piano is a skill that people of all ages can learn. The benefits of playing the piano go far beyond fun – it also improves memory and stimulates creativity. In the past, people relied on a music teacher to teach them everything they needed to know about the piano. These days we are fortunate to have ...

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LODATO’s “Neon Lights” Wins # 1 on American Dance Radio

LODATO’s “Neon Lights” Wins # 1 on American Dance Radio. LODATO’s “Neon Lights” music video is now available on Spinnin ‘Records. LODATO is also the first to launch its own programmed VR environment alongside a virtual city based on the single’s music video. new york, United States – August 9, 2021 / PressCable / – This week’s Mediabase US dance ...

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Francis shares the love of all music | Local

As a singer, Francis sang in choirs and small ensembles, as a soloist for weddings, funerals, church worship teams and children’s productions, military ceremonies and performed the national anthem. for community events. As a music teacher, she plays various musical instruments such as piano, guitar, ukulele and percussion and enjoys making the classroom her stage. She is an MSHAA certified ...

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“We are at the start of a new climate regime”

(MENAFN – Swissinfo) Swiss scientist Sonia Seneviratne is one of the most influential climatologists in the world. An expert in extreme weather events – like the exceptional heatwave that recently hit Canada and the United States – she says solutions exist if we are prepared to change our habits. This content was published on August 9, 2021 – 10:00 August ...

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Malheur County Continues to Support Online Presence of Local Businesses | Company

COUNTY OF MALHEUR – With the support of Malheur County Economic Development, Debbie Wolfe, a sole proprietor located in Vale, was able to launch her brand new website, debbiewolfemusic.com who notably has an online store where his work is sold. This is an additional client that Malheur County Economic Development has helped over the past few months, providing extensive support ...

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Hudson Valley Crime Roundup: Creepy Piano Teacher with Camera

HUDSON VALLEY, NY – Check out the top police news of the week from 24 Patch locations across the region. Stories include a Mount Kisco man charged with leaving the scene of an accident and a former Mount Vernon cop pleading guilty. Putnam man accused of endangering children’s well-being GREENBURGH, NY – Police said the man asked the children to ...

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Four-year-old girl became a pianist in one year

At just four years old, Brigitte Xie has already landed a place to perform piano at Carnegie Hall in New York. The girl can also read music. She can even play a piece of classical Beethoven music. It is called “Sonatine in F major”. Brigitte’s feet hang above the floor as the little girl sits on the piano seat. His ...

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Two opera brothers tell their story in ‘My Evil Twin’

The phrase “evil twin” appears in a number of books, movies, songs, computer games and more, given the thematic possibilities of blaming someone’s misdeeds on a lookalike, or the idea that you can create an alternative identity for yourself. As the They Might Be Giants popsters put it in one of their songs, “My evil twin, bad weather friend / ...

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From stroke survivor to scholar

During her final semester at UCF, Alex Dixon was finally able to accomplish a task most students take for granted: reading a textbook on her own. For the Early Childhood Development and Education major, crossing the stage to start with her peers this summer seemed like a miracle a decade ago, instead of her hard work. When Dixon was 10, ...

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Meet a little American piano prodigy: The Tribune India

Brigitte Xie reads music, can play Beethoven’s Sonatina in F major and has won a seat to perform at Carnegie Hall. She’s 4 years. Brigitte’s feet hang above the floor as the little girl sits on the piano bench, her hands moving gracefully across the keyboard. With long brown hair in a ponytail and a knot, she shyly lowered her ...

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The 3 best apps for learning music

Image credit: Soundtrap If you are learning a new instrument and want some tips, you should definitely download these apps. The modern era has made learning music incredibly accessible, thanks to the internet we now have a variety of apps and media channels for learning an instrument. It’s safe to say that learning to make music has never been so ...

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Vivace Music Festival brings world-class classical music to Wilmington

Wilmington has a music festival – great music performed at the highest level. The Vivace music festival debuted on July 22 and continues through August 9 with concerts at the Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College, St. James Episcopal Church and First Presbyterian Church. Vivace (pronounced Vee-VAH-chey) is the second classical music series to come to Wilmington this summer. ...

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Meet a little American piano prodigy

Aug 2 (Reuters) – Brigitte Xie is reading music, can play Beethoven’s Sonatina in F major, and has won a seat to perform at Carnegie Hall. She’s 4 years. Brigitte’s feet hang above the floor as the little girl sits on the piano bench, her hands moving gracefully across the keyboard. With long brown hair in a ponytail and a ...

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President Rosenberg: “Please consider getting vaccinated before the start of the fall session” | News from the FIU

Dear members of the university community, We’re only three weeks away from the start of the fall semester – just enough time to get our full COVID-19 vaccine. Cases and hospitalizations have further increased in our community, and the sick are mostly young and many are not vaccinated. Although the evidence shows that people who have been vaccinated can contract ...

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OBU Music Preparation Program Now Enrolls For Fall

The OBU Music Preparation Department is now accepting registrations for the Fall 2021 semester. OBU Music Prep offers high quality private music lessons, classes and choirs to members of the community and surrounding area. The program has options for students aged 5 and over and accepts beginner to advanced level students. The faculty includes OBU professors, outstanding musicians from the ...

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