Chromatik iPad Donation program continues

iPad Donation Program

iPad Donation Program

Back in December, we at Chromatik announced our iPad Donation Program. Well, the holidays have come and gone, but we’re still feeling generous. You have students to get back to, so I will be brief.

If you onboard Chromatik with your school (100 or more students), we will donate an iPad to your music program. No strings attached. Keep reading for more…

We launched Chromatik in November with some pretty fantastic success. While we are honored to have folks like Bruno Mars involved, we are truly excited that Chromatik is now freely available to all musicians.

Chromatik has many uses for musicians. But for music educators, we have seen that it is particularly valuable in bringing your music classroom to the next level.

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Chromatik Featured Teacher: Todd Simon of PUC Community Charter Early College High School

Featured Teacher, Todd Simon

All of us at Chromatik wish we had this guy as a music instructor.

The old (and false) adage, “Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach” has never been so wrong as in the case of artist, arranger, bandleader, and educator Todd Simon. A first-call musician and arranger for artists like Madlib, Odd Future, Ghostface Killah, Adrian Younge, Flying Lotus, and Mayer Hawthorne to name only a fraction, Simon has crafted a parallel career performing on one end and teaching in underserved communities (as well as in the Red Bull Music Academy) on the other.

Mr. Simon recently won our iPad giveaway and has implemented Chromatik in his classroom. Take a look at his experience teaching, using Chromatik in the classroom, and performing with our generation’s top innovators.

Tell me about how you go started in music.

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Featured Teacher: Scott Melvin (Mater Dei High School)

As part of a new recurring series, Chromatik will feature teachers of excellence, who in addition to using our platform, go above and beyond the call to bring music education into the lives of students. We are very happy for our first Featured Teacher to be Scott Melvin of Mater Dei High School.

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Stats from Midwest

Midwest Survey

Midwest Survey

While we exposed countless educators to Chromatik this past month at the Midwest Clinic for music education, we also wanted to get some feedback on what is happening in schools around the country as far as music education practices and tools are concerned. We talked to educators, administrators, students, and performance groups, ranging in size from 1-200+ and in experience from elementary school to professional bands and orchestras in our survey of the conference.

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Use Chromatik? We Will Donate An iPad To Your Music Program.

iPad Donation Program

iPad Donation Program

Music educators across the US are preparing for their seasonal concerts and listening to “Jingle Bell Rock” for the hundredth time. I have been there, I get it. You have students to get back to, so I will be brief.

If you onboard Chromatik with your school (100 or more students), we will donate an iPad to your music program. No strings attached. Keep reading for more…

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Chromatik Musicology 101: Sheet Music

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Chromatik Musicology 101: Sheet Music

A wise jazz musician once said, “Know the rules before you break them”. In that spirit, Chromatik’s Eric Sandler looks into the history of American sheet music in the advent the Tin Pan Alley era. So throw on your 3-piece or your Cloche hat, and listen to our Spotify playlist as we take you back to the beginnings of American pop music.

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