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Rick Dammers

Rick Dammers

Digital Recording in Rehearsal: Cheap and Simple

Clinic Synopsis:

Rehearsal recordings can be a powerful means to support and develop student musicianship. This session will demonstrate how ensemble directors can use their computers as recording tools in rehearsal. Recommendations for low-cost equipment and software will be presented and examples of practical rehearsal application will be shared.

Rick Dammers - Biographical Information

Rick Dammers is Assistant Professor of Music Education at Rowan University. Prior to teaching at Rowan, he was a band director and the Fine Arts Facilitator in the Ladue School District in suburban St. Louis. He received a Bachelor of Music Education from Northwestern University and earned his masters degree and Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of Illinois.

Rick has presented at numerous conferences including the Association for Technology in Music Instruction, Bergen (Norway) Interactive Music Conference, Delaware, Missouri, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania Music Educators Associations, TI:ME, and New Directions in Music Education. He serves as the President of the New Jersey Chapter of the Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME).