CyberConservatory

Author:George F. Litterst

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Play’s the Thing • Things to Play by Paul Sheftel

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Blues & All That Jazz by Paul Sheftel

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Using SuperScore to Develop Fluent Reading Skills

Using SuperScore to Develop Fluent Reading Skills

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Developing the Fluent Reader

The video replay of CyberConservatory’s webinar—Developing the Fluent Reader—is now available for viewing. This webinar was presented on January 24, 2022 in conjunction with co-sponsor, TimeWarp Technologies. In this recorded webinar, Paul Sheftel and George Litterst focus on the use of interactive materials that are available in...

Circling Back to Scales

The video replay of CyberConservatory’s webinar—Circling Back to Scales—is now available for viewing. This webinar was presented on October 25, 2021 in conjunction with co-sponsor, TimeWarp Technologies. Join Paul Sheftel and George Litterst as they offer a musically meaningful and technically sound approach to teaching and learning...

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Shifting Shapes by Paul Sheftel

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Introduction to Pattern Learning

The video replay of CyberConservatory’s webinar—Introduction to Pattern Learning—is now available for viewing. This webinar was presented on January 13, 2021 in conjunction with co-sponsor, TimeWarp Technologies. The webinar explores fun repertoire for beginning and intermediate levels that: Motivates students Promotes strategic learning Develops fluent technique Enables...

Introduction to the Interactive, SuperScore Edition of Music Pathways

The video replay of CyberConservatory’s webinar—Introduction to the Interactive, SuperScore Edition of Music Pathways—is now available for viewing. This webinar was presented on October 28, 2020 in conjunction with co-sponsor, TimeWarp Technologies. SuperScore and Music Pathways stand together at the intersection of exceptional pedagogy and interactive music...