Online Lesson Scheduling Tools

How do you handle lesson scheduling? I was getting tired of phone and email tag, so I enlisted the internet to help me out. I’m coming to the close of my second summer using the website www.youcanbook.me for scheduling. It has been amazing! This isn’t a sponsored post or anything—it just worked well. Here are Read More …

orchestralbassoon.com – A Review

Once in a while I find a resource that is excellent in every way. Orchestralbassoon.com is one of those resources. It contains performance scores, autograph scores, audio examples, historical notes, harmonic analyses–and the list goes on. It is a clean, thorough, and intuitive website that I return to again and again. I always learn something new. Read More …

Free Intro to Music Theory Course at Coursera.org

I absolutely love the music theory and history courses offered by coursera.org. All courses are free and are offered by some of the biggest names in music education. The Berklee School of Music offers a six week course called Developing Your Musicianship that was originally designed for incoming freshmen that have no music theory background. It is great Read More …

MusicandtheBassoon.org – A Review

Kristen Wolfe Jensen and her team have done the bassoon world a HUGE service by creating the website musicandthebassoon.org. I first learned of it when I saw a review of it in The Double Reed (p. 146). The website serves as a beginning to intermediate level bassoon course, perfect for use by band directors with Read More …

The Bassoon Archives – A Review

I don’t know what I’d do without this collection of PDF sheet music compiled by the Clarinet Institute of Los Angeles. Don’t let the clarinet part throw you off. This is a huge collection of bassoon music—650 works. Most of the music is in the public domain and is available elsewhere on the internet, but I Read More …