Chromatik Valentine’s Day Contest with Christina Perri

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For a limited time (February 14 – 21, 2013), get Christina Perri’s arrangement of her hit song “Arms,” and record your version to send back to Christina herself! After choosing her favorite version, Christina Perri will attend a Google hangout with the winner and donate an iPad 2 to their music teacher or music program of choice.

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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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A GROUPLOVE Experience

Grouplove on Chromatik

Grouplove on Chromatik

Play with GROUPLOVE on Chromatik now! Every user who signs up on Chromatik will receive an exclusive playlist of GROUPLOVE sheet music and tablature to practice and perform hit singles like “Tongue Tied” and “Itchin’ On A Photograph.” Share your recordings back with the band via Chromatik for a chance to interact with GROUPLOVE directly and get personal feedback and coaching.

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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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