Music Ed Tech Talk

Music Ed Tech Talk

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A podcast exploring music, education, technology, and the intersections between them.


#3 - iPadOS 13 and macOS Catalina, with Paul Shimmons
Oct 12 • 92 min
Paul Shimmons, author of iPad and Technology in Music Ed, joins the show to talk about Apple’s new software releases: iPad OS 13 and macOS Catalina. But we also find time to talk about our favorite apps, microphones, recording workflows, subscription pr
#2 - Hip-Hop In Music Education, Music Education In Hip-Hop, with Ethan Hein
Aug 25 • 98 min
Ethan Hein joins the show to talk about no less than the following: Ableton Live, bias in harmonic analysis, hip-hop in music education, music education in hip-hop, the racial politics of defining genre, white people covering hip-hop songs on acoustic ins
#1 - The Inner Game of Everything, with Jon Tippens
Aug 2 • 93 min
Lawyer, programmer, and musician, Jon Tippens returns to the show to talk about Robby’s podcast rebrand, how to practice, playing the inner game of tennis, career changing to tech, and his favorite apps and music.
Tech We’re Using, featuring Friends Chris Russell and Paul Shimmons (Season 3, Episode 7)
Jan 20 • 67 min
Robby catches up with Paul Shimmons and Chris Russell, cohosts of the Music Education and Technology Podcast, about tech they’re using in the music classroom lately.
Noteflight Marketplace, featuring Friend John Mlynczak (Season 3, Episode 6)
Aug 12, 2018 • 69 min
This week Robby catches up with John Mlynczak, Managing Director of Noteflight, about their new Marketplace platform and the state of digital music publishing. My opening monologue that usually introduces the show and guest was lost in an epic battle with…
Taking Notes with Drafts, featuring Greg Pierce (Season 3, Episode 5)
May 8, 2018 • 45 min
Robby talks to Greg Pierce about using his note app Drafts to be majorly productive in the classroom.
Apple Education Event, with Friend Chris Russell (Season 3, Episode 4)
Apr 1, 2018 • 81 min
Chris returns to the show to talk about Apple’s Education Event this past week.
Task App Showdown, with Friend Craig McClellan (Season 3, Episode 3)
Jan 15, 2018 • 71 min
Craig returns to the show to talk about how we manage tasks, and the apps we use to manage them. There is a strong emphasis here on two of the premium task apps for Mac and iOS, Things and OmniFocus.
Dorico, featuring Daniel Spreadbury (Season 3, Episode 2)
Jan 6, 2018 • 124 min
This week’s guest is Daniel Spreadbury, Product Manager of Dorico, a music notation and composing application. We talk about Daniel’s beginnings at Sibelius, using the different modes of Dorico, user interface choices, the future of Dorico on mobile, and…
Updating to iOS 11, with Friends, Chris Russell and Paul Shimmons (Season 3, Episode 1)
Sep 26, 2017 • 100 min
Paul Simmons and Chris Russell (Co-hosts of the Music Education Technology Podcast) join the show to talk about all of the new features in iOS 11.
Digital Organization Tips for Music Teachers Ch. 11 - Automation and Advanced Workflows, with Guest Craig McClellan (Season 2, Episode 11)
Sep 12, 2017 • 75 min
This week Craig McClellan, of The Class Nerd, joins the show to talk abut automation and advanced workflows. We will save you 1,000s of clicks!
Digital Organization Tips for Music Teachers, Chapter 10 - Misc. Apps and Utilities, with Dr. Ken Elpus (Season 2, Episode 10)
Sep 4, 2017 • 94 min
Dr. Ken Elpus joins the show to talk about productivity apps and utilities that he uses to get his busy and multifaceted job done. Ken is the Associate Professor of Choral Music Education at the University of Maryland College Park.
Digital Organization Tips for Music Teachers, Chapter 9 - Working with Video, with Guest Kevin Eikenberg (Season 2, Episode 9)
Aug 12, 2017 • 49 min
Kevin Eikenberg of Four/Ten Media joins the show to talk to Robby about strategies for working with video.
Digital Organization Tips for Music Teachers, Chapter 8 - Working with Audio, with Guest Will Kuhn (Season 2, Episode 8)
Jul 30, 2017 • 69 min
Music technology educator, Ableton Live Expert, and author, Will Kuhn, chats with me about organizing the audio files on our devices. We also speculate the future of professional audio and video software on the iPad.
Digital Organization Tips for Music Teachers, Chapter 7 - Working with Scores on the iPad, with Guest Chris Russell (Season 2, Episode 7)
Jul 23, 2017 • 67 min
Chris Russel returns to the show to talk about working with digital scores on the iPad.
Digital Organization Tips for Music Teachers, Chapter 6 - Working with PDFs, with Guest Paul Shimmons (Season 2, Episode 6)
Jul 1, 2017 • 67 min
Two band directors discuss their favorite workflows for using PDFs in the music classroom.
Digital Organization Tips for Music Teachers, Chapter 5 - Scanning, with Guest Chris Russell (Season 2, Episode 5)
Jun 20, 2017 • 80 min
Chris Russell joins Robby to talk about what music educators can do with scanning hardware and apps to get better organized in the classroom.
Digital Organization Tips for Music Teachers, Chapter 4 - Cloud Drives, with Guest Ben Denne (Season 2, Episode 4)
May 14, 2017 • 41 min
Back at it again, with another work colleague! Orchestra Director, Ben Denne, joins the show to talk about cloud drive services, specifically, the strengths and weaknesses of the primary offerings and how our music team uses them to be productive.
Digital Organization Tips for Music Teachers, Chapter 2 - Productivity Basics, with Guest Nick Dogas (Season 2, Episode 3)
Feb 26, 2017 • 61 min
Nick Dogas joins the show to talk about managing an active teaching schedule using calendar apps, staying on top of email responsibilities, where technology helps (and doesn’t help), the role of attention, and more.
Digital Organization Tips for Music Teachers, Chapter 2, Task Management with Dr. Frank Buck (Season 2, Episode 2)
Nov 20, 2016 • 41 min
Dr. Frank Buck joins the show to chat with Robby about digital task management.
Digital Organization Tips for Music Teachers, Chapter 1 - Intro, with Guest Richard McCready (Season 2, Episode 1)
Oct 3, 2016 • 47 min
Richard McCready joins the show to talk about Robby’s new book, Digital Organization Tips for Music Teachers.
Episode 6 - WWDC 2016
Jul 12, 2016 • 81 min
Friend, Courtney Starr, joins the show to discuss announcements at Apple’s Word Wide Developer Conference.
Episode 5 - Twitter, Social and Algorithmic Curation, Pickling
Jan 25, 2016 • 67 min
Friend, Allan Georgia, joins me to talk about Twitter’s monetization strategy, social and algorithmic curation in the digital age, and pickling.
Episode 4 - Apple Watch
Oct 24, 2015 • 36 min
Robby and guest Courtney Starr discuss their first few months with the Apple Watch.
Episode 3 - Apple Keynote
Oct 4, 2015 • 43 min
Robby and Courtney reflect on the iPad Pro and Apple TV announcement at Apple’s recent keynote.
Episode 2 - PDF Management
Sep 19, 2015 • 52 min
Robby Burns and friend Jon Tippens discuss their discontents with PDF management on mobile devices and explain the workflows they have settled on. Other topics include True Detective Season 2, and a meta-discussion of the podcasts opening theme.
Episode 1 - Apple Music
Jul 25, 2015 • 40 min
Robby and guest, Jon Tippens, discuss Apple’s new music streaming service, Apple Music.