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What's 'App'ening? Current Trends in iPad / Tablet use for the Instrumental Music Educator

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  • Educators will be given recommendations for using iPads / tablets within the full instrumental rehearsal. From applications dealing with intonation, proper tone production, and music theory to interactive gradebooks, inventory records, attendance and much MORE! Attendees will also have the opportunity to download many of the apps discussed and participate virtually in the session! Learn how these small computers can save you TONS of time and take your program to a new level of productivity.
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  • Jed Smart is the director of bands at Tuscaloosa County High School in Northport, Alabama. He holds degrees from the University of Alabama, Troy University, and Boston University. Bands under his direction have consistently been rated superior, and he serves as a clinician and guest conductor throughout the Southeastern United States. Smart is a two time recipient of the National Band Association Citation of Excellence. Recent engagements include the Alabama Music Educators Conference and the Georgia Independent School Association Band Festival. Smart, alongside faculty members of the University of Alabama, School of Music, have launched a partnership that allows students in both areas to interact often and discover future musical possibilities, gain clinical experience, and enjoy small group instrument-specific interaction.