I’ve been Z, Mr. Z, SGT. Z, Dr. Z, and Professor Z, but this new one I’ll wear to the grave.
I have been working, but most of it has been learning how to work the equipment. Not much production yet. Here’s my latest experiment… It’s rough and I don’t really play piano, this is just a rough sketch. I hope to compose out an ensemble using this sketch as a formal section. I learned a… Continue reading Groove Experiment
I imagine there were all kinds of people in Salem. Some who burned eagerly, Some who were burned, Some brave souls who opposed the burnings, and Some who quietly recognized evil, but Allowed it for fear or personal gain.
I read with only one gear: First gear. I invested some time in a speed reading book a few years ago and the only thing I can remember is that when I tested my reading speed, I realized that I would almost certainly get flagged for a learning disability if someone were to evaluate me.… Continue reading A Phenomenon About Speed Reading.
I really need A, or at least B. I know A’s are around, but they’re hard to find. I don’t feel like messing with the trouble of finding an A today. I see B’s all the time, so I’ll just look… Hmmm, there don’t seem to be so many B’s as I expected… Well conFOUND… Continue reading There Should Be A Word
Just a little experiment, but he seems to like it:
Dr. Aaron Johnson and I were students together at LSU and, coincidentally, we both ended up in St. Louis. He is a modern composer and a professor of Music at St. Louis University. Topics discussed: Art and Creativity The Life of a Modern Composer ???
Daniel is an old Army buddy of mine. I’ve known him longer than just about anyone in my life today (other than my family.) This is a wide-ranging conversation. An index might be helpful, but I’m trying to get this stuff posted right now. Maybe later… A couple of topics that I remember from the… Continue reading Sierzputowski Podcast
The Gist of the Series: If you’re a serious marimbist, the following query is for you: How well have you analyzed the range of motion for each joint in your hand, wrist, and arm? How well are you aware of the placement of your feet and your center of balance? How many hours have you… Continue reading The Eye of the Marimbist
Lesson Plan Cups 1.5-3.0 Summary Age: 1.5-2.5 (So far.) Game, Artifact, Tool, ; Social, emotional, physical, creativity, math, cognitive, Simple Description: This is an accessible and fun activity. The cups are cheap enough to be plentiful and they have a lot to teach the Kiddos. Basically, you just buy a bunch of cups and play/make… Continue reading Cups 1.5-3.0