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Introduction to arranging and improvising

Over the past several months, I have been focused on the theory of improvised music.  I am far from done covering theory, but it is about time for you to start improvising your own music if you are not already doing it. Church music is full of opportunities for improvisation–preludes, offertories, accompanying, reflective music, etc. […]

Two different ways to learn music

Because it is Christmas and no one is working on music anyway, I want to take a week off from anything too heavy and just give you some thoughts about how to practically learn music.  This is a controversial subject and I am hardly an expert, but here is the way I see it. Imagine […]