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Playing in GMU Green Machine Pep Band With Vision Impairment

Playing in GMU Green Machine Pep Band With Vision Impairment

One of the fun facts I like to share about myself is that I play bass clarinet for my school pep band, the GMU Green Machine. Anyone who is from the area is frequently surprised that I am able to play in the pep band […]

How To Choose Distraction Music For Medical Treatments

How To Choose Distraction Music For Medical Treatments

Like most people, I get very anxious around needles and benefit from having distraction music during medical treatments or procedures. When I’m listening to music, I don’t think too much about what is happening around me. This is beneficial, because I can easily relax and […]

“David Bowie Is…” Augmented Reality App Review

“David Bowie Is…” Augmented Reality App Review

Exploring the life and career of David Bowie with the “David Bowie Is…” augmented reality app, based on the traveling exhibit

Using Amazon Music With Vision Impairment

Using Amazon Music With Vision Impairment

I spend several hours a day listening to music, usually on my iPod or an internet connected device. While I enjoy being able to buy songs and albums when possible to support my favorite artists, I also love having access to any song I can […]

How Amazon Alexa Can Help You Listen To History

How Amazon Alexa Can Help You Listen To History

One of the many interesting talents that the Amazon Alexa possesses is the ability to allow users to listen to history, whether that be through vintage recordings, old-time radio, or learning new things. Here is a selection of free skills that show how Amazon Alexa […]

My Large Print Music Binder

My Large Print Music Binder

At the end of last semester, the large-print music binder I use for my school pep band fell apart. While the binder lasted me three semesters, I decided that I would redesign the way I organize my music and make it easier to use. Read […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Participate In Concert Band?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Participate In Concert Band?

Over the years, I have had the opportunity to play several different types of clarinets in the concert band programs at my various schools. Besides learning more about playing clarinet, I was able to gain a deeper understanding of classical and instrumental music, as well […]

Why Students With Disabilities Should Join Band

Why Students With Disabilities Should Join Band

It’s hard to believe that it’s been ten years since I first started playing clarinet.  Almost every aspect of my life connects back to the fact I play clarinet- the friends I have made, the people I have met, the places I have travelled to, […]

How To Make Music Accessible With Microsoft Publisher

How To Make Music Accessible With Microsoft Publisher

How to make sheet music accessible for students with vision impairments using Microsoft Publisher or PowerPoint

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Participate in Marching Band?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Participate in Marching Band?

How I participated in high school marching band with a vision impairment, thanks to an optimistic band director