The first iteration of Over the Digital Horizon focused on four key areas and balanced an exposition of emerging ideas and technologies with the best current, practical applications.
The programme explored how new technology can inspire and invigorate music education, and we hope it will be of interest to anyone interested in exploring the interplay between digital, music and the arts.
We are planning to make the recorded webinars available over the coming months. Watch this space for more info…
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The four sessions that took place as part of Season #1 are outlined below:
Session #1 Horizon Gazing: How might technology shape music education in the coming years? How can augmented and virtual reality can transform access to music for all, along with exciting new tech tools for making music and sounds.
Session #2 Turn On, Tune Up: The future of instrumental tuition. Strategies, tools and techniques to adapt and transform instrumental tuition and ensemble playing for the gamer generation.
Session #3 Home & Away: Blur the boundaries between classroom and home composition & production. There are now myriad platforms for composition, production and podcasting. In this session we surveyed a variety of existing and ‘on the horizon’ software platforms and online teaching resources, and considered affordable home-studio equipment set ups.
Session #4 Beeps & Bytes: Composing for video games. How to support students to discover and master the art of composing and producing music for games with insights from industry insiders.