D'Addario Announces Enhancements to theLessonRoom.com
By Angela Magliocca
July 26, 2010 - 9:00 am
The Lesson Room
Farmingdale, N.Y. — D'Addario is pleased to announce updates to theLessonroom.com, an education-based website focused on bringing together music teachers and students while providing a wealth of accessible resources that speak to each group.
The site now includes over 2,000 educational resources spanning from videos, lessons, artist and tech interviews, interactive tools, etc. provided by various partners including Percussive Arts Society (PAS), Shure, Joel Rothman, Workship Live, Alfred, BerkleeMusic.com. Experienced partners, the Alliance of Independent Music Merchants (AIMM) and the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) are continuing to provide support.
On theLessonroom.com, users are able to find printable articles that span topics including gear and technology, business and career, technique and rehearsal tips, and more. Also available is sheer music, interactive theory drills, as well as performance and care topics by instrument. Additionally, the site houses a directory with over 2,000 teachers for students to search by instrument, location, and other criteria.
theLessonroom.com also offers etudes, exercises, and musical selections available to use as teaching supplements. There are interactive music games and tools focusing on subjects like note reading, clefs, key signatures, rhythm, pitches, scales, intervals, ear training, and fingerings. Also included are an online metronome, online tuner, and organizational tools for teachers and students.
"At D'Addario, supporting music education continues to be one of our biggest priorities," says Jim Bailey, Education Relations Manger. "theLessonroom.com was developed as a resource where music educators and aspiring students can quickly find information and resources. We're very proud of the success of theLessonroom.com and of the amount of educational resources that it offers to both teachers and students."
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