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Music Student 101

We are musicians, composers, engineers, teachers and students alike. The path through academia, as a musician, can be challenging and uncertain but it can also be enriching and great fun! This is the path we chose and we are here as your resource. Explore theory, history, ear training, technique, special topics and overall musicianship.
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Sep 18, 2016

This episode addresses the music student and their study habits. We will focus on how to make the best of your time, both inside and outside the classroom. We will also give you a glimpse inside your professor's head when it comes to your interactions in the classroom environment.

Sep 4, 2016

Listen as we dig a little deeper into the major scale. We will also discuss key signatures and how to identify them by using the order of sharps or flats and a few tricks we picked up along the way. The circle of fifths will make its brief debut as will the concept of diatonic and chromatic steps.

Aug 21, 2016

Ear training is an essential part of musical growth. In this episode we will discuss its process and some of our own ideas on how to develop it. We will also cover some great apps, websites and other resources you can use to sharpen your ears and your theory skills.

Aug 7, 2016

Welcome to part 2 of our theory fundamentals series. This episode will cover the elements of rhythm. Learn about note values and their durations. Explore time signatures and how to distinguish simple and compound meter. You may wish to follow along with this episode on it's complimentary webpage: http://www.musicstudent101.com/03-theory-basics-pt-2.html

Jul 24, 2016

This, our first theory podcast, is elementary but crucial. In this episode, part 1 of a 2 part series, we will have a brief discussion on melody and harmony. We will also touch on scales, intervals and triads. Part 2 will cover rhythm. You may find it helpful to follow along with this episode on its complimentary webpage. Find it at www.musicstudent101.com

Jul 17, 2016

Welcome! Learn about us and our goals in this inaugural episode! Hosts, Matt and Jeremy, discuss their mission, their backgrounds and give a preview of the journey ahead. Though our target audience is the entry level music student, this podcast is intended to educate and assist musicians, of all levels, on their paths to musical discovery. For terms, examples and links, you can follow along on our complimentary website: www.musicstudent101.com

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