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In the Chair – real instruments, real music


A great Web 2.0 for children site!

In the Chair is music education software that lets you practice by performing with professional musicians, bands and renowned orchestras. Be part of the band – hear the other musicians as you watch the video from your chosen spot – and perfect the piece with the feedback you receive as you play. With In the Chair you practice with real musicians, playing real music (not Midi) using your own instrument!

Lots of widgets and Web 2.0 thingies to play with. Collaboration in the ultimate collaborative sector (making music). Very sweeeeet.

A world first, In the Chair allows you to practice with professional bands and orchestras. It puts your inside the band, enabling you to hear the other musicians as you watch the video and play from your spot in the band. This creates the ideal learning environment.

Use your own Instrument
In the Chair is the only music practice software that does not require MIDI equipment and provides immediate feedback. It allows your students to use their own instrument to practice with professional musicians.

Real Music from Professional Musicians
In the Chair’s music is recorded by professional musicians. In the Chair sets a higher standard, challenging your students to reach their full potential. Practicing with professionals is well-known to facilitate faster progress.

Immediate Feedback
In the Chair allows you to hear and see immediate feedback on your performance. The system recognizes

  • Timing
  • Loudness
  • Tone
  • Pitch

It provides immediate feedback on whether your student has played the note correctly and encourages them to correct any mistakes.

Teacher: “I am in dire need of practice incentives for middle and high school students. I have tried practice cards, announced playing tests, etc… but I just can’t get my students motivated.”
In the Chair makes practice fun

Teacher: “In my experience, kids like to beat the machine… get the notes right, play the scale much faster, beat the computer.”
In the Chair is like a game

Read this guide and get started today!

The way forward for education?

Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

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