Happy Birthday, teachers, it’s the episode you’ve asked for! Tech expert Greig Ashurst shares his favorite apps and software for your choir classroom. Ryan and Greig go deep into ways to use a few of these tools to make your rehearsals more productive, but make sure you check out the show notes for an expanded list of essential music tech to explore.
Highlight to Tweet: “Make them engage with their cell phones…they are going to have them anyway.” – Greig Ashurst
- Rehearsal Planning/ Ensemble Management
- Notation Applications
- Staff Pad
- Other Cool Stuff
For more than twenty years, Greig Ashurst has developed an impressive conducting and teaching career in many facets of music, technology, and educational philosophy across the United States. A native of Lafayette, LA, he served as a music educator in public and private schools and universities in Louisiana, North Carolina, and Texas. Mr. Ashurst has held the position of Music Director at Cathedral-Carmel School since 2012 where he was selected “Teacher of the Year” for the 2016-2017 school year; an honor for which he was selected twice previously at North Vermilion High School in 2009 and CW Stanford Middle School in Hillsborough, NC in 2003. Additionally, he serves as Youth Music Director at Asbury United Methodist Church of Lafayette, LA.
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