Laurie Sampsel

Learner’s Lunch @ Music Workshops: Spring 2015

Learner'sLunch@Music

Here’s the Spring 2015 schedule for the Learner’s Lunch @ Music workshop series. These presentations are a great way to learn something new in a low-stress, informal setting. Please mark your calendars! Feb. 4       Learning with Lynda.com Presenters: Chris Bell and Debby Weiss Feb. 11     Video Grading Presenter: Kris Shaffer Feb. 18     Getting to Inbox Zero Presenter: Cory Pavicich…

Omeka: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 11/19

Learner'sLunch@Music

Omeka as a Tool for Digital Humanities Projects Omeka is a free, open-source content management tool for digital collections. This workshop will offer an overview of Omeka and what it can do for digital humanities scholars. Several projects will be demonstrated including a local project on Colorado sheet music publishers. Holley Long and Laurie Sampsel…

Manage Performance Anxiety: 11/12 Learner’s Lunch @ Music

Learner'sLunch@Music

Learn, explore, and discuss techniques and skills that advance music practice and performance. Learn to employ breath awareness, mindfulness skills, and thought exercises to support your and your students’ music making. Overview processes that are geared to help musicians build confidence and mastery while successfully managing performance anxiety. Matt Tomatz will lead this workshop from…

CU Scholar: Nov. 5 Learner’s Lunch @ Music

Learner'sLunch@Music

This Fall, the University Libraries will be introducing CU Scholar, a brand new institutional repository (IR) to house the University’s scholarly output, to the entire University of Colorado Boulder campus. This workshop will offer background on the IR, IR policies, submission process, and helpful resources. There will be time for questions and the second portion…

Music & the Law: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/29

Learner'sLunch@Music

Can I make an arrangement of that song? Can I put a copy of this score in my dissertation? What are my rights in the song I just wrote? What can I put up on YouTube? How can I find media that is copyright-free? Copyright plays an increasingly important role in the lives of musicians,…

Getting to Inbox Zero: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/22

Learner'sLunch@Music

Do you have thousands of emails in your inbox? Do your emails sit for days (weeks?!) flagged, started, and marked unread, only to remind you to do something later? This one hour class covers the core principles of getting to inbox zero and staying there. Informed by David Allen’s Getting Things Done system, we will…

Name That Tune: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/15

Learner'sLunch@Music

Want to learn how to use your smartphone to identify the music playing in a restaurant or store? Need help finding a song when all you remember are the lyrics? Ever have a melody stuck in your head that you cannot place? Come to this workshop and learn how to identify music based on a…

Apps Aplenty for Music Ed: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/8

Learner'sLunch@Music

Apps for iPads and iPhones can help music teachers as well as students and parents to learn and have fun. At this workshop, we’ll highlight apps ranging from tuners and metronomes to SmartMusic and ForScore. Please bring your devices for hands-on learning and your app recommendations to share. Prizes will be awarded for the best…

So Long to CDs: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 9/24

Learner'sLunch@Music

Overwhelmed by all the streaming music services out there? Are you wondering about the differences between Pandora and Spotify? Rdio and iTunes Radio? Are you curious which is best for you and your musical tastes, and how you can manage your own listening library? And which apps should you use for listening on the go?…