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Mobile Apps for the Musician's Productivity

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  • Learn about Mobile Apps that can assist the music educator in productivity, performance, and music education. Discover hardware and software that increase the possibility of reaching students in new and multiple dimensions. See how to read and perform music from an iPad. Learn how to move data between your computer and your mobile devices. Discover Apps for creating music ensembles using mobile devices and see how the tablet can be your musical score.
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  • Douglas Hicks is associate professor at The University of Akron and director of Music Technology. He received his B.M. in piano performance at the University of Akron studying piano with Eugene Mancini, and a M.M. in piano performance at the University of Miami studying with Ivan Davis. He is active as a solo performer and accompanist presenting concerts throughout the United States. Mr. Hicks began the Music Computer Center at the University of Akron and later the graduate option in Music Technology. He was on the founding board of TI:ME (Technology Institute for Music Educators). He maintains developer status with Apple Computer and 4D, Inc. He attended the 4D Summit, WWDC, Apple Computer’s World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco, and many classes in Chicago and Columbus. Doug maintains developer status with Apple Computer, writing apps for the iOS platform.