In September 2018, I discovered
Modacity as new way for preparing and organizing my practice routine for the Assistant Principal Double Bass audition for the Oakland Symphony.
Modacity’s main benefits for me:
How long I’ve spent time on each audition excerpt Rate each excerpt – estimating my comfort level It can keep a recording of the excerpt to analyze daily improvements Create time limits to a piece or group of pieces / excerpts
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I’m excited to perform my new arrangement of Max Bruch’s Kol Nidre for solo double bass this Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 6:15 pm (PDT) for Temple Beth Abraham’s Kol Nidre’s service.
I’m unfortunately sick and due to COVID protocols I can’t perform live at the schul. You’ll hear a recording I made this afternoon.
Here’s the link for Sunday, when I go “live” on Youtube –
Almost any smartphone today has an app that can replace any physical electronic devices needed for a student or professional musician. We don’t have to keep changing our 9V batteries or find an outlet to plug in our
Dr. Beat or Petersons’ Strobe Tuner. The Musician Apps I Use & Recommend
iStroboSoft: Pro Tuning Evernote Scannable: Scan Music forScore: Sheet Music Reader Modacity: Pro Music Practice Pro Metronome : Tempo, Beat, Subdivision, & Polyrhythm insTuner Free – Chromatic Tuner / Drone
iStroboSoft: Pro Chromatic Tuning
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One of the best and precise tuning apps is the iStroboSoft by Peterson. I highly recommend this to anyone playing at a professional level. It’s $9.99 to own the app.
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Scannable: Document Scanner
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