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Practical Tips for Ear Training
Students can get caught up in the physical part of playing an instrument and go about it mathematically and not musically. It is possible to learn a scale pattern or chord shape and memorize the fingering and still be able to play it correctly even if your ears are covered up. This is how a ro
These Two Women Just Slayed This Floor Piano Routine
Check out these two awesome performers rocking a floor piano routine of Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue in D minor”
Yang Guo Wins Position at San Antonio Symphony
Yang Guo (MM ’13, Viola) has won a position in the San Antonio Symphony. The mission of the San Antonio Symphony is to inspire and enrich their community by vigorously influencing the artisti…
Bid Optimization by Multivariable Control in Display Advertising
Real-Time Bidding (RTB) is an important paradigm in display advertising where advertisers utilize extended information and algorithms served by Demand Side Platforms (DSPs) to improve advertising performance. A common problem for DSPs is to help advertisers gain as much value as possible with budget constraints. However, advertisers would routinely add certain key performance indicator (KPI) constraints that the advertising campaign must meet due to practical reasons. In this paper, we study the common case where advertisers aim to maximize the quantity of conversions, and set cost-per-click (CPC) as a KPI constraint. We convert such a problem into a linear programming problem and leverage the primal-dual method to derive the optimal bidding strategy. To address the applicability…
The 10 strangest musical instruments
The cat piano, the ice trumpet, the road that plays Rossini ... Trevor Cox picks the world's weirdest tools for making music
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra violinist to give tips on 'how to practice'
The Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts will present a "How to Practice" Workshop on Friday, Oct. 12 with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra violinist Naomi Youngstein. Youngstein will give tips, insights and best strategies for practicing in a workshop for...
How the 1990s Changed Recording and Music Production Forever
The digital revolution in audio would revamp the music industry from top to bottom, as tape quickly gave way to software.
Sungrai Sohn Advocates for Organ Donation through Books, Films, and Music
After two liver transplants, Sungrai Sohn (BA ’75, Violin) is now an advocate for organ donation. In addition to his full time position as head of the String Department and a director of cham…
Shires Q Series B Flat Trumpet (TRQ10S)
RRP Product Description Using the resources of S.E. Shires' parent company, the Eastman Music Company, we have been able to develop a more affordable class of professional brass instrument: the Q Series. These instruments represent the philosophy of Eastman Music Company, to produce the finest musical instruments at every price point. Q Series are entry level professional instruments that have many of the same features as their custom counterparts. When you purchase a Q Series instrument you join the S. E. Shires family, a family which includes some of the finest professional musicians in the world Bore: .459 inch Q10 Bell: 4 13⁄16 inch, one piece, hand-hammered “Q” (centered) taper in yellow brass with round brass…